GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Dinton Pastures Country Park

3 miles (5 km)

Enjoy 7 lakes, 2 rivers, 3 bird hides and several meadows in this terrific 335 acre park in Hurst. There are excellent facilities with a Rangers Office, cafe, picnic area and the Dinton Activity Centre where kayaking, canoeing, sailing, powerboating and climbing activities are available. The Museum of Berkshire Aviation and the headquarters of the British Entomological and Natural History Society are also located in the park.
It's a great place for birdwatching with a number of species to see on the water. There are three bird hides where you can enjoy the scene.
A few miles to the south there's California Country Park where there are more good lakeside walking trails and wildlife watching opportunities. The National Trust's Finchampstead Ridges can also be visited in this area.


RG10 0TH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Dinton Pastures Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Dinton Pastures Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a cafe on site at the park with outdoor seating and nice views across the park.

Dog Walking

The park is great for dog walking so you'll probably see other owners on your visit. There are seperate dog walking trails and the cafe mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

About a mile to the north you can pick up the Twyford Walk and explore the Loddon Nature Reserve and Charvil Country Park. There's a number of pretty pools here with lots of birdlife to look out for on the water. There's also riverside trails along the River Loddon and a decent pub right next to the reserve.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Berkshire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Footpath round the lake at Dinton Pastures - - 1314635

View of the surfaced footpath round the lake at Dinton Pastures

Great spotted woodpecker (male) - taken at Dinton Pastures Country Park, Hurst, Berkshire on 10th February 2019 (33175709408)

Great spotted woodpecker (male)

Path to Swan Lake - - 1315630

Path to Swan Lake

Lake at Dinton Pastures - - 1314627

Lake at Dinton Pastures

Snail in stone - - 1314642

Snail in stone near the entrance to the park

Winnersh - Lavell's Lake - - 2078888

Winnersh - Lavell's Lake. This lake is part of the Dinton Pastures complex, near Winnersh. It is a favourite haunt for local birders who enjoy the facilities of two hides.


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Dinton Pastures Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)