Sunlight through the trees

Sunlight through the trees

Tree Trail

The Tree Trail is a self-guided walk through a world of trees. Discover False Acacia, Monkey Puzzle and Giant Redwoods! Pick up a leaflet at the Visitor Centre.  

Distance: 1.5 miles

Duration: 1 hour

Terrain: A short walk on firm paths and forest paths. Suitable for all, including pushchairs and all-terrain wheelchairs. 

Description: The trail starts by the Visitor Centre and follows a waymarked trail between 22 different trees. The trail includes our famous Beech Avenue: this turns a magnificent golden orange in autumn. See Monterey Pines and get close to Giant Redwoods, the world's biggest tree. Feel its soft spongy orange bark - it looks like the hair of an Orangutan! Look up at the Monkey Puzzle with its tangle of spiky branches. Marvel at the magnificient Blue Atlas Cedars.  


Horse Chestnut
Giant Redwood
Blue Atlas Cedar
Silver Birch
Misty Woods
Tree Trail

Marvel at the Monkey Puzzle with its impenetrable limbs, feel the strange spongy orange bark of Giant Redwoods