Enjoy the healing and soothing power of trees in this easy walk around Thorp Perrow Arboretum.
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- Start / Finish Point: Car park for Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, DL8 2PS
- Distance: 2 Miles
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From the car park, head into the Arboretum through the entrance (charge applies) and walk over the right hand footbridge, then turn right to reach a main track. Turn left and almost immediately turn right, to walk along the Water Steps Path by the side of the lake. Ignore the bridge over the lake on the right, and carry on over a footbridge on this path to reach a junction.
Turn right, to keep the lake to your right.walking past Henry’s Island and past Kate’s Island. Turn right over the next bridge and walk past The Falcons. Turn left, then left again to walk on Birch Avenue for a short while, before turning right down Red Oak Avenue. Walk right to the end, then do a sharp left to walk down Rowan Avenue, all the way to the Jubilee Oak.
Take the second right exit to walk down Broad Walk, turning right at the end and turning left around the bend to walk down Jenny’ Walk to the Main Avenue. Turn right, then immediately left, down either Acer Glade or Laburnum Walk to cross over the middle footbridge back to the entrance.