9.45am - 12.00pm
Guided Walk of Lord Egremont's Private Woods with Wild Flowers
Walk in Lord Egremont's Private Woods - Guided Wild Flower Walk
Sat. May 11th A Walk in Lord Egremont's Private Woods. 9.45 for 10am start.
Stag Park, Petworth Park. Led by Neil Humphris, Head Forrester.
Booking essential via Geraldgreshamcooke@gmail.com or 01798 342151 who will send Map of starting point.
By Car: 1 mile west from Petworth on A272, then, in the middle of Tillington, turn north up Upperton Road. Through Tillington and through the hamlet of Upperton and 2 1/2 miles north of Upperton find the turning to Lurgashall on the left. Opposite the turning is gate for parking. Car share , if possible. Contact Gerald if uncertain on 07748 597 568 . Dogs under control are welcome. Grid Ref. : SU 945 262. Nearest post code is GU28 9ER.
Dogs under control are welcome.
We have the exciting chance of a special & unusual stroll with the Estate’s Head Forrester through the private part of Petworth Park, called Stag Park. Starting at Chillinghurst Copse, which is particularly pleasant in the Spring,when all you can hear is bird song. There are some beautiful areas of wild flora and areas of ancient woodland , together with broadleaf and conifer.
Dogs under control are welcome. Fairly easy going but could be sticky and muddyin parts if the weather has been wet. Don't be afraid to bring a stick!
Lurgashall Gate, north of Petworth Park on back road nearest post code is GU28 9ER
STARTING FROM CANADA LODGE GATES, INSIDE PRIVATE PART OF PETWORTH PARK
A walk with the Head Forrester via the private Pheasant Copse. Coffee break at a fishing hut between two attractive lakes. Starting in Pheasant Copse just in from Canada Lodge Gates, which is about half a mile north of Upperton on the back lane, on the right just before the River Common turn off. Car share if poss.
The walk is about 2 miles and takes just over an hour without stops, but at points along the route Neil, the Estate's Head Forrester, will explain different things about the woodlands and how it is managed. With stops and coffee, it will take 2-2.5 hours. The walk will be around woodland and ponds