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Staunton Country Park

Active Staunton

Walkers

For those wanting to get active, Staunton Country Park offers the perfect venue for keen walkers, cyclists, anglers and adventure seekers.

Walking Trails

Three walking trails through the Country Park are newly laid and way marked. Each of the routes gives an insight into a different aspect of the park.

1: Discover our heritage Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 168kb

A 1.6km walk through Leigh Park gardens and around the Ornamental Lake uncovers some of Staunton's intriguing follies, taking a glance into the Estates fascinating past.

2: Inspirational surroundings Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 214kb

This 2.2km walk trail is the beginning of the Staunton sculpture trail and takes you past the fascinating sculptures created by Anthony Rogers, as well as some of the longer standing creations, including the Beacon.

3: Explore our Estate  Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 162kb

The longest of the three new trails this 5.1km route takes walkers up as far as the top lake, through woodland and meadow, to see parts of the Estate they may not event have known existed.

Orienteering

Up for a challenge? Then try our orienteering course. Ideal for beginners and children, the course is great to do with friends to see who completes it first or at all!

The course, taking you throughout the parkland and into the woodland beyond, consists of 24 stations (wooden posts), each with a control number and letter. Collect all 24 letters as evidence that you have been to all stations. Follow the course using the special map provided and directions on each of the posts - you don't even have to use a compass, but it may help!

Complete the course successfully and collect your course completion certificate from the Visitor Centre or Victorian Coach House.

An orienteering pack costs just £1.50 and includes a full do-it yourself guide to orienteering at Staunton Country Park.