Crowthorne Walks - Near and Around
This large Berkshire based village is located in a nice spot on the edge of Bracknell Forest. There's miles of local woodland trails and a couple of attractive country parks to visit in the area.
This circular walk from the village visits two of the highlights of the area at Tri Lakes Country Park and Finchampstead Ridges.
The walk starts from the public car park to the south of the village. From here you can head south west through the edge of Bracknell Forest and the Edgbarrow Woods Nature Reserve towards Little Sandhurst. Here you can pick up the Three Castles Path and follow the waymarked footpath through the Tri Lakes Park where there are a series of scenic lakes to admire.
The route then heads north to take you to the National Trust's Finchampstead Ridges. There's a series of quiet woodland trails, fine views from the high points and a number of tranquil ponds to enjoy here. After exploring the ridges the route then heads east on public footpaths to return you to Crowthorne.
Crowthorne Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Crowthorne Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Crowthorne OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Crowthorne Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Crowthorne
- Wellington Country Park - This 350 acre park is very popular with walkers with four splendid nature trails to follow
- Tri Lakes Country Park - Also known as the Yately Lakes this lovely country park near Sandhurst has some nice waterside trails to try
- Henley-on-Thames - The popular market town of Henley-on-Thames has a number of excellent waymarked trails to try
- Bracknell Forest Ramblers Route - This circular walk takes you on a tour of the woodland and countryside of Bracknell Forest in Berkshire
- California Country Park - This country park is located near Wokingham in Berkshire and has two lovely short walks
- Finchampstead Ridges - This circular walk takes you through this peaceful common near Crowthorne
- Swinley Forest - This forest in Bracknell has miles of good walking trails and some good mtb trails as well
- Bagshot Park - This walk visits Bagshot Park and Rapley Lake on Bagshot Heath in Surrey
- Thames Path - Starting at the Source of the Thames at Thames Head in Gloucestershire, follow the iconic river through beautiful countryside and historic towns to the city of London.
The path runs for 184 miles running alongside the river for nearly the whole route making for a glorious experience whatever time of year
- Kennet and Avon Canal Walk - A splendid waterside walk from the Thames at Reading, through Thatcham, Newbury, Hungerford, Great Bedwyn, Pewsey, Devizes, Bradford on Avon to Bath
- Dinton Pastures Country Park - Enjoy 7 lakes, 2 rivers, 3 bird hides and several meadows in this terrific 335 acre park in Hurst
- Wokingham Way - This long circular walk follows the Wokingham Borough unitary boundary visiting Reading, Bracknell and Henley-on-Thames.The walk takes you through Wokingham's most delightful areas including : the expansive Bracknell Forest, Tri Lakes Country Park, Wellington Country Park, the Iron Age hill fort at Crowthorne Wood and the deer park at Cudham Court
- Ascot - The East Berkshire town of Ascot is famous for its racecourse and Royal Ascot meeting
- Camberley - The Surrey town of Camberley is nicely positioned on the edge of expansive woodland and heathland in the Blackwater Valley.
This walk from the town visits Swinley Forest and Bracknell Forest before heading to the pretty Tri Lakes Country Park
The Crowthorne Inn dates from 1868 and is a good choice for some post walk refreshment. The pub has a good selection of ales and a nice garden area if the weather is fine. You can find them at 119 High Street with a postcode of RG45 7AD for your sat navs.
The woodland and parkland trails are ideal for dog walking. The Crowthorne Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.