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Walking Trails in Wendover Woods
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 4/5)

Easy Access Hilltop Trail
  • Easy
This short, surfaced trail is suitable for all abilities from the very young to the very old.
Firecrest Trail
  • Easy
The Firecrest Trail follows surfaced tracks and unsurfaced woodland paths. This trail is a great way to explore the different habitats within Wendover Woods.
Fitness trail
  • Easy
Test your stamina on this forest trail around Boddington Hill, the site of an Iron Age Hill fort. Information boards can be found at each of the ten exercise points.
Hill Fort Trail
  • Easy
For an enjoyable level walk with views, follow this mixed trail of surfaced and unsurfaced woodland paths around Boddington Iron Age Hill Fort
Orienteering course
  • Easy
Test your map reading skills and fitness level on our 20 checkpoint course. Suitable for beginners through to the more experienced. The course is designed with the help of Thames Valley Orienteering Club

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Its a shame that some cyclists choose to use paths clearly marked "no cycling" ,nearly got run over today by 2 mountain bikers, when challenged was told to get stuffed. How about permits like the horse riders, would make it easier to control people who misuse the facilities.

Martyn, 21/Aug/2016
3 Stars 3 Stars

We have often enjoyed walking in these woods in dry weather but when we walked the 'Easy access' trail this first week of December, this is what we found. The very young may still cope but the very old or mobility-challenged will not find it pleasurable or safe, and I wouldn't like to push a wheelchair round there. Since you advertise it as an 'easy access surfaced trail', you may like to think about replacing the 'surface', which seems to have disappeared.

Celia Francis, 4/Dec/2015

Thank you for your comments. The trail has been very popular this last winter and the surface has suffered. I am sorry this spoiled your visit. We are planning to start a series of visitor improvements next year which includes a new easy access trail and play trail to improve accessibility across the site.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Wendover is a brilliant day out all year round family with a great adventure play park, stick house building, cycling, bird looks outs and a cafe. Our 4 and 11 year old always love it.

Lisa C, 17/Apr/2015
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Last updated: 10th August 2016

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