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Heron Walk
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

2 1/2 km 1 3/4 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Fully accessible circular trail with paths that have been surfaced to a high standard.

Particularly easy to use for wheelchairs and with young children in buggys. Benches are provided along the trail and there are no stiles.

In summer skylarks soar and yellowhammers perch in the hedgerows. In winter the hedgerows fill with redwings and fieldfares. Of the larger animals, the most likely to see is the roe deer, although you may also be lucky to see a fox crossing the path. From the bird hide situated on this trail you can look out over South Marston Brook, a quiet place to rest and watch the birds and animals as they come and go.

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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Wildlife
  • Nightingale wood holds a diverse variety of birdlife. A bird watching hide is available on the Heron Walk.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SU206883

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West England District
0300 067 4800

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