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Phoenix Trails
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

3 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description


The Phoenix Trail was named to commemorate the great storm of 1987.

There are two circular walks, the Blue easy access trail of 1.2km/0.75 miles and the Red longer trail of 5km/3miles. Each allows you to see the unique flora and fauna of the Sandlings. The longer trail will take you through plantations, heathland and wetlands. As with the cycling trails, there are short cuts to each walk marked by white waymarkers.

The UFO trail is a 5km/3mile walk to stimulate your imagination and visit some of the areas connected to the UFO sighting in December 1980.

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  • Dogs on lead
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Walking


OS Grid ref: TM354484
Postcode: IP12 3NF

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Alice Greenacre

0300 067 4965
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