GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Woolhope Circular Walk

6 miles (9.7 km)

This circular walk explores the countryside around the Herefordshire village of Woolhope.
The waymarked trail runs for about 6 miles using local public footpaths and country lanes. On the way there are some moderate hill climbs with some pleasant views over the surrounding area to enjoy.
The route also passes the Wessington Pasture nature reserve which includes several very large ancient hazel trees.
The northern section of the walk runs very close to Broadmoor Common and Haugh Woods. You could extend your walk along the pleasant woodland paths in the expansive woods.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Woolhope. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Woolhope Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Woolhope Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Woolhope

  • Haugh Woods - These expansive woods near Hereford include mountain bike trails and a Butterfly Trail for walkers
  • Mordiford Loop - This waymarked circular walk explores the countryside and woodland around the Herefordshire village of Mordiford
  • Three Choirs Way - Visit the cities of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester on this long distance circular walk
  • Wye Valley Walk - This walk takes you through the beautiful Wye Valley in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Wales.
    The walk begins on the mouth of the River Wye at Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire and follows the River Wye north to Monmouth, passing the fascinating ruins of Tintern Abbey on the way
  • Fownhope - This Herefordshire based village is in a lovely spot near to the River Wye and some attractive bluebell woodland.
  • Mordiford Dragon Trail - This short walk celebrates Mordiford’s fascinating Dragon legend, taking you through some lovely local countryside and woodland on the way.
  • Ross Round - This delightful circular walk takes you through the Herefordshire countryside around Ross-on-Wye.
    You start on the River Wye, in the pretty market town of Ross-on-Wye, and follow the river north to the riverside settlement of Hole-in-the-Wall


Approaching Woolhope - - 2691607

Approaching Woolhope. The civil parish includes thehamletofBroadmoor Commonto the west of the village (and a nature reserve of the same name), and a locale known asThe Nurdensalso known asUpper Woolhopeto its northeast.

Butchers Arms, Woolhope - - 5444022

Butchers Arms, Woolhope

The Woolhope Hills - - 2656041

The Woolhope Hills. Woolhope is located about 7 miles east ofHereford, sat atop the 'Woolhope Dome', a region of particular geological interest; and near Haugh Wood, aSite of Special Scientific Interestdue to its varied flora and fauna.

View from Woolhope Cockshoot - - 2656083

View from Woolhope Cockshoot

St. George's Church (Woolhope) - - 5884385

St. George's Church (Woolhope)

In fields near Woolhope - - 3616092

In fields near Woolhope


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