GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Credenhill Woods

2 miles (3.2 km)

Follow the trails around Credenhill Park Wood on this easy walk in Herefordshire. The woods are located just to the north of the village and include anIron Agehill fort.
You can start the walk from the car park at the south eastern corner of the woods. Then pick up the waymarked trails heading north into the woods. There's lots of interesting flora to see with early purple orchid, wild garlic, herb-paris and bluebells in the spring. The variety of trees include oak, ash, beech, field maple, small-leaved lime and wych elm. Also look out for wildlife including buzzards, various woodland birds and the three types of deer which inhabit the site.
You can also climb to the large hill fort whosedefences follow the 600ft contour and enclose nearly 50acres. They comprise an embankment and ditch with a slight counter-scarpbank. Archaeologicaldigs exposed storage pits and other remains of occupation includingpotterywith stamped and incised patterns typical of the WestMidlandsIron Age.You can see some of the finds in the Hereford Museum.
The Wye Valley Walk long distance trail passes Credenhill to the south. You could pick up the trail to continue your walking in the area. Heading west will take you to Bishopstone, Byford and Garnons Hill Woods. If you follow the trail south east it will take you into Hereford.

Credenhill Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Credenhill Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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Photos

Credenhill Park Wood - geograph.org.uk - 167975

Credenhill Park Wood. Looking NW towards the wood from the Roman Road

Credenhill - geograph.org.uk - 167972

Credenhill village. Cottages at the junction with the A480

View west from Burghill - geograph.org.uk - 1131209

View west from Burghill

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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