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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:

red

Length of trail:

2 miles

Trail is currently open

 

Trail description

Spend an afternoon exploring the nooks and crannies of Ramscombe along the 2 mile Red Walk Trail where you will see some majestic Douglas firs, which are some of the tallest trees in England, the tallest is just over 50 metres which is higher than 11 double decker buses.    

You will also pass through some Ancient oak woodlands, which look particularly spectuacular in the Autumn.

You may spot some Red and Roe deer through the forest and may also hear the ‘kronk’ of ravens’ overhead.  Also keep your eyes peeled for the occasional sparrow hawk.

You will also be rewarded with some wonderful views across the forest.  This is ideal for those who enjoy a gentle stroll and there are plenty of resting places along the way.

A map of the route can be dowloaded here

 

 



What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Really enjoyed it with the kids. Excellent

will, 21/Feb/2016
3 Stars 3 Stars

Would it be too much to ask to put a downloadable map of the route the red walk takes?

June, 20/Sep/2014

Thanks for your comment. We have added this now - hope it helps.

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Running
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint

Location

OS Grid ref: ST 182 378
Postcode: TA5 1HN

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Contact

West Somerset Team Cockercombe Office

01278 732319
enquiries.peninsula@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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