GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sulham Woods

3 miles (5 km)

Follow a series of waymarked trails in this woodland area near Tidmarsh. There's lots of different trails to try with a mix of open countryside and woodland to enjoy. The site includes Broadleaved, mixedandyewwoodland with lots of bluebells in the spring months. You can start your walk from Sulham village or from nearby Tidmarsh. There is a car park on Sulham Hill Road just to the east of the village.
The Thames Path runs just to the north of Sulham. You can pick this up to extend your walking in the area. Just to the east you can pick up a waterside path running north along the River Pang to Pangbourne.


RG8 8EG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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


Next to the woods you will find The Greyhound at Tidmarsh. The quaint old thatch inn dates all the way back to the 12th century and is well worth a visit after your walk. It's very well located opposite the village green at a postcode of RG8 8ER.

Dog Walking

The woods are a fine place for a dog walk and you will probably meet several other pets with their owners on your visit. The Greyhound pub mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Wilder's Folly Walk starts from the car park in the woods. It will take you south to a noteworthy 18th century dovecote perched on a hill with some fine views over the surrounding countryside. There's also some nice bluebell woods in Boxgrove Wood and the Harefield Copse in this area.


Sulham Woods - - 357647

Light through the trees in December

Harvesting below Sulham Woods - - 915962

Harvesting below Sulham Woods

Part of Sulham Woods - - 915908

West of the Little Heath suburbs, the houses quickly give way to a belt of woodland on the edge of the Pang valley. There are many tracks through these woods, collectively known as Sulham Woods.

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From the footpath from Stoneham farm towards 'Susie's gate'

The Greyhound, Tidmarsh - - 915566

The Greyhound, Tidmarsh. A popular pub in the village centre, still retaining a local feel as well as doing a good food trade. The thatch caught fire about 10 years ago and the pub was nearly destroyed, but it was rebuilt to its original specification, which includes low beams.

Barley, Sulham - - 848971

A field edge with footpath descending from Sulham Woods. A footpath continues across the floor of the valley to Tidmarsh.


GPS Files

GPX File

Sulham Woods.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Sulham Woods.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)