Creekmoor to Merley trailway

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Entrance

BH18 9LA: Car park in Delph Woods off Gravel Hill (A349), car park at the Willet Arms off Oakley Hill (A341), Roman Road from Upton Country Park.

Description

The Creekmoor to Merley Trailway runs from Roman Road to the A3489 near the Willet Arms pub in Merley. The trailway is a well-used cycling route and forms part of the larger Castleman Trailway which runs from Upton Country Park and extends towards Ashley Heath.

Types of habitat

Much of the land is now occupied by semi-natural (through secondary) vegetation, typically scrub or woodland.

What to see

  • common woodland species
  • a number of bat species such as the pipistrelle and brown long-eared bat
  • hear the call of the tawny owl in a number of locations

Parking

There is no parking at this trailway.

Dogs

Your dog must be on a short lead during bird breeding: 1 March to 31 July every year, and when livestock is near. Remember to keep your dog under close control and to pick up after it.

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Page last updated: 10 October 2018
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