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Granville Country Park Trail is a 4 mile loop trail located near Telford, Shropshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Length 4.0 mi Elevation gain 570 ft Route type Loop
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A beautiful circular walk discovering the delightful nature and fascinating industrial heritage of Granville Country Park near Telford in Shropshire. This nature reserve is a sprawling network of copses, heaths, grasslands, pools, scrub, wet woodlands and oak capped mounds. Relics of former industrial activity, including furnaces and an old winding house, are now surrounded by woodland full of birds, while pit mounds of waste have been transformed into flower-rich grassland and heath. You will have chance to enjoy plenty of flora and fauna, expansive views and glimpses of old mines and furnaces that helped shape the country's industrial revolution. The walk includes several climbs and descents throughout and you will need to negotiate some kissing gates plus several long steep flights of woodland steps. Many of the woodland paths can get very muddy so good boots are required and wellingtons are recommended after periods of rain and in the wet winter months. A few of the paths are narrow and can get a little overgrown. Dogs are welcome in the country park and the area is a popular dog walking spot. One small section of the park is grazed by horses for conservation at some times of year. There are no toilets or other facilities in the park. Approximate time 2 hours.

Granville Country Park is located just 2 miles north of Telford in Shropshire. It is accessed via the Granville Roundabout on the A4640, within Donnington Wood industrial estate. The brown tourist sign on this roundabout guides you onto the access road for the country park and a golf course, Granville Road. You will find the entrance for the country park car park on the left, through a black arch, before you reach the golf course at the end of the road. The car park is open from 8am to 4.30pm (correct Jun 2015). Approximate post code TF2 7QG.

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Nigel Hazlewood
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Jonathan Krastev
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John Price
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WalkingMuddy

Great for a casual hike. Plenty to see and the commentary is very informative going round. Plus plenty of side trials if you fancy making your own routes.

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Rebecca Percival
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Laura Ellam
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Nice trail, with lots of interesting things to see. There are loads of little trail off-shoots to keep it interesting if you do it regularly

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Reid Raybone
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Anil Mans
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Lizza Barnett
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Jonathan Krastev
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Rachel White
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