Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve

Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve

Location Details


Near Thorne

Access in Detail

Decoy Trail.
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  • Decoy Trail.
  • Decoy Trail.
  • Car Park Signage.
  • Logs.
  • Trodden Ground.
  • Unmade Ground.
  • Stile.
  • Temporary Bridge of logs.
  • Camber.
  • Trail.
This is a circular trail.
Trail starts at: Car Parking Area to the right at the top of Newbigg
Trail ends at: Car Parking Area to the right at the top of Newbigg
There are information panels at the start of the trail.
The information panels include text. The information panels include symbols.
The signs are clearly defined.
There are no way markers provided along the trail.
Path usage: Bridle, Footpath.
How long is the trail: 4.58km
What is the distance from the entrance to the trail: The trail starts directly from the parking area.
The route is level.
There is no seating provided along the route.
The trail consists of the following surface types: Constructed: Other, Natural: Ground Trodden, Natural: Unmade Ground.
There are stiles that are barriers on this trail.
Boggy areas have been bridged by logs which are randomly placed across the trail.
The trail involves slopes/inclines.
The ramp/incline is moderate.
The camber on the pathway was considered hazardous.
Some areas have cambers which lead to drainage streams.
Routes are sufficiently wide with good periodic passing places.
There is no seating available along the route.
General description of trail: The trail is a circular walk around a peatland. The trail is boggy in places due to its low lying nature however is relatively level over natural trodden ground for around half its distance and natural unmade ground for the remainder.

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