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Blackwater Tall Trees Trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

1.5 miles

Trail is currently open

Blackwater Arboretum and Tall Trees Trail Map


Trail description

Beginning and ending at either Blackwater or BrPEOPLE WALKING ALONG THE TALL TREES TRAIL IN RHINEFIELD. NEW FOREST FPock Hill car parks the Tall Trees trail takes you on a leisurely stroll under majestic conifers planted in 1859 when it was the vogue to grow exotic trees.

The path is a fairly smooth gravelled surface and flat with frequent resting places and no gates.


Tall Trees Trail podcast

Take your very own 'ranger' out in the New Forest by downloading the Tall Trees podcast for your MP3 player by clicking here

If you have any questions about the suitability of any of these trails for your specific needs or about the accessibility of the wider Forest please contact the Forestry Commission's rangers on 0300 067 4657

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Fantastic - one of the Giant Sequoia is the tallestin the U.K. according to

Paul, 16/Oct/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

What a beautiful, amazing, and peaceful place. Aside from the wonderful surroundings there's free parking and toilets too! Can't wait to come back in March and hug some more trees.

Simon, 8/Feb/2015
4 Stars 4 Stars

The redwoods are along the road to Rheinfield house / Hotel, about a quarter mile away. The post code for the hotel is SO42 7QB. Alternatively, Lat/long: 50.841,-1.621. OS grid ref: SU265045

Dave Hampton, 24/Jun/2014
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What's Here?

  • Parking
  • Parking is either at Brock Hill car park or Blackwater car park. Both are off the Rhinefield Drive
  • Picnic
  • Ther are pcinic benches in Blackwater car park and inthe Abroretum.
  • Trail (easy)
  • The path is a fairly smooth gravelled surface and flat with frequent resting places and no gates.
  • Toliets
  • Toilets are situated in Blackwater car park
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SU 268 047

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