Explore Haughmond Hill and follow in the footsteps of history. Follow the trails out to the front of the hill for commanding views across the River Severn and Shrewsbury to the South Shropshire and Welsh hills beyond. Discover the Iron Age enclosure or visit the viewing platform over the quarry; a must for any budding geologists or anyone who likes dumper trucks!
Refuel at Haughmond Hill cafe, a family run cafe serving locally sourced, quality food and drink.
Travel by taxi
Path to main entrance
The Car park entrance leads off the road which is worth noting has no pavements. The car park is tarmacked and follows a one-way system. The parking bays are on hardcore surface. The path leading from the car park to the Café area and the start of walking trails are hardcore surface and have a slight upwards slope.
Getting around inside
Accessible toilet located behind café building
There is one toilet that is open during cafe opening hours ( these are seasonal so please check on their webpages at https://haughmond-hill-cafe.business.site). The toilet has one level entrance and is located on a hardcore surface.
Place to eat and drink
Haughmond Hill cafe
The Café is currently a takeaway only service and is serviced via a hatch on the exterior of the building. The surface up to the hatch is hardcore and flat. There are seating options available under the outdoor cover with tables and chairs that can be re arranged to suit seating requirements. There are also several wooden picnic benches located in the open air very close to the serving hatch. These tables are on a grass area and there are uneven surfaces such as tree roots in some areas.
Getting around outside
Designated Walking Trail
The Corbett Easy access trail
Follow the yellow waymarkers along this surfaced trail through mixed woodland with frequent benches. Visitors with wheelchairs, mobility scooters and buggies should find this walk suitable.
The Corbett Family were the owners of Sundorne Estate from the late 1700s to the 1950s and once owned Haughmond Hill, the Abbey and much of the surrounding land.
Picnic area outside Cafe building
Approximately 10 picnic wooden picnic benches which are dug into the grassed area located outside the café and toilets. The grassed area is uneven in areas with tree roots etc but is accessed on a flat hardcore surface. There is no undercover seating available.