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(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.3/5)

Welcome to Haughmond Hill

Follow the trails out to the front of the hill for commanding views across the River Severn and Shrewsbury to the South Shropshire and Welsh hills beyond.

Walking trails

There are four walking trails on the hill, the Geo and Corbett trails are suitable for buggies and mobility scooters.

Wilfred's Walk and Henry's Hike are longer walks which are rocky and rooty and can be muddy.

Highway Rat Activity Trail

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life at Haughmond Hill. From 1 April, head on a journey with the Highway Rat and all the characters from the story. Packs will be avaliable from the cafe for just £3.


The cafe at Haughmond is open 10am until 4pm daily (April - September) and 10am until 3pm Wednesday to Sunday (October - March).

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Excellent cafe, very friendly and the food was all fresh and good quality.

Lovely walks too.

Collette , 26/May/2018
4 Stars 4 Stars

Signage pretty poor - consider on from B5062, there's currently only signage to the Quarry.

And, how about more maps around the walks (like the one at the entrance)? If new to the area and walks, these would be useful reminder.

Plodder, 28/Oct/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

had a lovely walk with my partner and the dog, we walked the blue trail which we have done many times

I have read other reviews complaining about dog mess which is in my opinion completely false, in all the times I've walked the trails, myself nor my family have never stepped in dog mess.

If people do happen to see dog mess how can they complain and give poor reviews because of lazy dog owners not picking up mess

I also have to say one thing I do look forward to is the bacon roll from the cafe before we walk ( cracking bacon roll)

Lovely walking trails enjoy the walk every time

Anonymous, 3/Oct/2017
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Last updated: 13th April 2018

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What's Here?

  • Litter bin
  • Baby Changing
  • Baby changing facilities are available in the all access toilet.
  • Cafe
  • Haughmond Cafe is open 7 days a week 9.00am to 3pm.
  • Dogs
  • Haughmond Hill welcomes responsible dog walkers, please be aware that many families use the site and children are often wary of dogs.
  • Easy Access
  • Haughmond Hill has two easy access trails, the Corbett and Geo trails. There is an all access toilet which will open 7 days a week 9.30am-4pm.
  • Information
  • Leaflets with maps of the Hill are available to buy from the cafe for 80p.
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Haughmond Hill is home to an Iron Age enclosure and a medieval ring work.
  • Parking
  • Parking charges are now enforced.
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Parking charges are
    0-2 hours 1
    All day 2
    Minibus 4
  • Picnic
  • There are numerous picnic tables in the car park and a couple on the front of the Hill on Wilfred's Walk.
  • Play area
  • We are starting to introduce opportunities for play by creating natural play spaces.
  • Trail (easy)
  • There are two easy access Walking trails in this woodland. the Corbett Trail and the Geo Trail.
  • Trail (moderate)
  • Henry's Hike and Wilfred's Walk are moderate trails. Both have rocky and rooty sections and can be muddy.
  • Viewpoint
  • There are stunning views from the end of the Geo-trail, Wilfreds Walk and Henry's Hike.
  • Toliets
  • The toilets are open 7 days a week 9am to 3pm.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SJ 545 147
Postcode: SY4 4PW

Get directions


Wyre Recreation Team
0300 067 4935

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
The car park is open
6am to 6pm 1st November-28th February.
6am - 8:30pm 1st March - 31st October.
Parking charges are now enforced.Parking charges are
0-2 hours 1
All day 2
Minibus 4
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Discovery Passes for this site are available from the the cafe. The pass costs 30.

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