Snelsmore Common Country Park
This circular walk takes you around the peaceful Snelsmore Common Country Park in Newbury and on into the surrounding countryside along public footpaths. The park comprises a variety of habitats including lowland heathland, heather, gorse, wet bog and woodland. Snelsmore is also home to a number of rare birds including Nightjar and Kestrel. You can also see ponies, small deer and rabbits as you make your way along the parks many footpaths.
You can extend your walk by picking up the Lambourn Valley Way and following the River Lambourn through the surrounding countryside.
Just to the south of the common you will also find the medieval Donnington Castle. The castle grounds have nice trails to follow through the surrounding farmland and woodland.
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