In addition to the many paths for more intrepid explorers, there are a number of waymarked trails of differing lengths at Queenswood. 

The full map and trail guide can be purchased from the Visitor Centre for £1 or a simple map showing all routes can be downloaded below.

The paths drawn in pale brown are all surfaced paths which are easy access and suitable for Electric Mobility Vehicles (EMVs) unless the weather is very wet or icy in winter. There are two EMVs on site which can be booked in advance from the Visitor Centre - contact us on 01432 356872 / for details.


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The Gruffalo Trail

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This exciting trail is aimed predominantly at children aged 2 to 6 years but is great fun for all the family. Over winter, the Gruffalo is joined by the Gruffalo's Child too! An Activity Pack costing £2 is available from the Visitor Centre.

Lyrics. Leaves & Lives Audio Trail

The trail begins in the red phone box at the Queenswood Visitor Centre before taking visitors on a journey through the Arboretum.

At each audio point visitors will find a wind-up audio device recessed into a beautiful oak monolith. Each audio device has been programmed with eight tracks of including poetry, people’s stories of their visits to Queenswood, historical information about the site, bird song and a dedicated children’s trail.


The Badger Trail

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The Badger Trail is approximately 1 mile long and takes about 30 minutes to walk.

The Deer Trail

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The Deer Trail is approximately 2.5 miles long and takes about 1 hour 15 minutes to walk. 

The Fox Trail

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The Fox Trail is approximately 1.5 miles long and takes about 45 minutes to walk.

Early Autumn Tree Trail

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As the colour of the leaves starts to change in autumn, follow the Early Autumn Tree Trail!

Late Autumn Tree Trail

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Explore the Late Autumn Tree Trail later in the season to see the most vibrant foliage.