Walks & Trails

A historic woodland landscape with cliffs, crags, networks of caves, rhododendron jungles, stunning views and a series of extraordinary monuments awaits you.

Parts of the park and the main walking routes contains several flights of steps, some natural ones carved into rock and some man made wooden ones. Much more than a stroll in the woods, this 2-3 hour adventure will awe anyone who succeeds in exploring its crags and crevices!

Map of Hawkstone Park Follies Shrewsbury Shropshire

The Enchanted Trail

The Enchanted Trail is included free of charge for every paying child. It is a magical trail throughout the landscape gives an extra incentive for tired little legs. It is running daily until Friday 5th July 2019.

Following the wonderfully illustrated trail booklet done by local artist Emma Lawrence, you will get to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Follies as well as finding interactive fun along the way.

You will love the giant’s telephone, have fun climbing towers and enjoying the mystical caves. But be careful! Watch out for Trolls! The youngsters will collect leaves and ingredients for their magical spell including finding the pot of gold from the end of the rainbow.

This children’s trail is the perfect way to add extra magic for the younger adventurers. Don't forget to tell us the magic word before you leave to get your Enchanted Trail certificate.

*One trail booklet per paying child. Additional trails can be purchased for £1 each. Trails are subject to availability and will not be running through certain special events.

Enchanted Trail Troll sign at Hawkstone Park Follies  

Walking Tours

Find out more about the nature and history of Hawkstone Park Follies with a guided walking tour from one of our experienced Wardens. Lasting around 45 minutes per tour, location availability depends on time of year.

Only £5 extra per person, minimum 5 people, maximum 10

For school and group talks and tours, please click here.

Warden Safaris

Alternatively book a Warden Safari where one of our Warden’s will take you on a journey in the Land Rover. Perfect for those who are unable to explore the park due to accessibility.

Land Rover tour - Greenhouse, Monument, Swiss Bridge and Grotto Hill, plus return
Tour and explore – Greenhouse to Monument or Grotto Hill, collecting from same location an hour later returning back to the Greenhouse

One way – Greenhouse to either Monument or Grotto Hill, making your own way back on foot

Only £5 extra per person, minimum 3 people, maximum 6

Warden Safari by Landrover at Hawkstone Park Follies