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Wrottesley Park Round is a 5.2 mile loop trail located near Pattingham, Staffordshire, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 5.2 mi Elevation gain 613 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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Getting There

This is a wonderful circular walk suitable for a family with children, having a real countryside feel and marvellous views of the Wolverhampton city skyline. There is abundant wildlife and opportunities for small children to explore. Apart from the first few yards, the walk has no public roads and uses footpaths, bridleways and, for a short distance, the Staffordshire Way. Having said that, many of paths are accessible to vehicles on the estate, but the speed limit is highly restricted. Additionally, it is very unusual to see vehicles, other than farm vehicles at weekends. There are a few gates and stiles along the route and one section passes through a garden where a dog may be present. Some of the paths can be quite exposed and windy in winter months so be prepared. There are various points along the way where it can be shortened if walkers tire or the weather turns inclement.

This area is not easily accessible as it is surrounded by roads with no real place to stop, but that's what makes it such an attraction. I tend to park in the village of Oaken or along Shop Lane which leads to Oaken from the A41, Holyhead Road. The advantage of Oaken is that it is on the Staffordshire Way and the first and last parts of the walk are along this National Trail. The closest postcode is WV8 2AX. Explorer map 219 shows the route and the start and finish points are SJ854 023, the junction of Holyhead Road (A41) and Shop Lane, Oaken.

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Jamie Fletcher
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WalkingGreat!

Great Sunday walk in the lovely sunny weather today. I did 8 miles. Just before the golf course it wasn’t sign posted very well then in the Golf course area it was very hard to see where the walking route went. After I found it the signs were very clear until the end. I would do this walk again just I was so lucky today doing the walk in the nice weather.

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Neil Leworthy
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R Summan
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Easy trail and well signposted. No parking though!!

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Helen Bate
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Walking

First trail for my daughter and I. Was a great starter trek. Simple yet satisfying. Great to get her away from laptop/phone without being to difficult for a teenager . I let her navigate which added a little twist.

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Samantha Phillips
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Hiking

A pleasantly nice and easy walk.

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Adele Griffiths
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Walking

Hi, I have just found this site - we are the owners of the property where the path runs along our boundary. Thank you for your lovely comment, fortunately 98% of people that come through our garden are fab, the other 2% I will leave to your own judgement. We have taken the decision to fence off the walk way and hedges will be grown. Unfortunately I cannot stop the dogs from barking that’s what dogs do!

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Deb Smith
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Lovely walk! We followed the map (rather than Waypoint directions) and found everything well signposted. No issues with the first part of the walk where others have mentioned a dog being loose in a garden (where a public footpath runs along its edge). The owner has since fenced off the path to ensure the right of way is clear. Great views and breezy across the top field - warm coat and hat recommended for the colder months. Great walk to do throughout the year and note the change in seasons.

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james james
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Turned around when I got to the private garden. So intimidating and the dogs started barking

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Lee Vanes
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Rajni Summan
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Alex Gittings
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Samantha Phillips
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Matthew Matthew
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Samantha Phillips
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Samantha Phillips
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Caroline Lee
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Junior Aguero
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Helen Rowe
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jo holt
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