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Mamhead Sensory Trail
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:

The trail is waymarked with sensory waymarkers.

Length of trail:

1.5 miles

Trail is currently open


Enjoy this all ability trail which takes you along flat, well surfaced tracks. There are two loops of one and one and a half miles that both lead to and from the car park.

Discover the breathtaking viewpoint near the Obelisk with its tactile interpretation board and the viewpoint overlooking the city of Exeter. There are plenty of resting places that have been enhanced with special interpretation features to stimulate your senses.

There is a car park at Mamhead but there are no toilets.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Anonymous, 8/Sep/2013
5 Stars 5 Stars

Can you cycle in Mamhead or is it only for walking?

Paula Rainey Crofts, 30/Sep/2009

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Cycling is permitted on forest roads.
  • Horse riding
  • Riding is permitted on forest roads.
  • Ancient Monuments
  • This woodland contains an exceelnt example of an Iron Age hill fort.
  • Orienteering
  • A permenant course has been devised by Wrekin Orienteers. Courses are suitable for beginners and maps can be bought from Ludlow Tourist information Centre for approximately 1.50.
  • Picnic
  • There are two picnic tables in the car park.
  • Walking
  • There is one walking trail from this car park that leads up to the hill fort.
  • Viewpoint
  • Views across the surrounding countryside can be seen from the hill fort.
  • Wildlife
  • Bluebells are out in the woodland Apri/May time.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SX884849

Get directions


Haldon Forest Park
Ranger's Office
01392 834251

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