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Hill Fort Trail

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:

Length of trail:

0.6 miles

Trail is currently open

 

Trail description

Follow this mixed trail of surfaced and unsurfaced woodland paths around the Iron Age Boddington Hillfort. It is relatively level and take in views across the  Vale.

There are two large interpretation panels along the trail describing the hillfort's features and detailing the work involved in maintaining this historic site. There is also a bench so you can admire views over the Vale Of Aylesbury and the Chiltern Hills.

Historic England have stated that the "on-going work on the site over the past years is an excellent example of Scheduled Monument management in a multi-issue woodland environment, undertaken by a team of enthusiastic volunteers from the Chiltern Society."

 

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What's Here?

  • Ancient Monuments
  • There is an Iron-Age Hill Fort on this walk. Look at the interpretation panels to learn about the site and how it may have looked in the past.
  • Trail (easy)
  • Level trail running around the Hill Fort. This can be muddy in inclement weather.
  • Walking
  • Come and enjoy a level trail around a historic monument.
  • Viewpoint
  • There is a viewpoint over the Vale of Aylesbury and the Chilterns Hills. There is also a bench where you can sit to admire the views.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: SP 890090
Postcode: HP22 5NQ

Get directions

Contact

Wendover Woods Office

0300 067 4160 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) 07796 313507 all other times
wendoverwoods@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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