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Baggeridge Toposcope is a 1.6 kilometer loop trail located near Wombourne, Staffordshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 1.6 km Elevation Gain: 28 m Route Type: Loop

kid friendly


nature trips





This walk takes you from Baggeridge car park up to the Toposcope, which affords views of the surrounding countryside, and then returns you via a different route to the car park. On a clear day, it is said that the Welsh Mountains can be seen from this point. The Toposcope is a flat disc with radii that will show you what is visible in a given direction, through 360°. It is useful to bring a pair of binoculars. Baggeridge Park has been awarded the Green Flag Award for thirteen consecutive years, and has a picnic area available. There is a tea shop, a children's play area, a miniature railway, a sensory garden and disabled toilets. Other nearby attractions include Penn Common and Himley Hall & Park. The walk is along a flat route at the beginning. However, there are a couple of quite steep flights of steps to and from the Toposcope. On the way back, there is a nature board detailing the local topography known as The Pit Mounds.

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