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Lodge Park, Aldsworth, near Cheltenham, GL54 3PP OS Grid Ref: 163:SP146123
Sherborne is a working estate and has an abundance of wildlife, from fallow and roe deer to badgers and foxes.
Ewe Pen Barn is the starting point for Lodge Park's three main walking routes: Short Woodland Stroll; Family Fun Walk and Historic Farmland Hike. Don't miss the sculpture trail around the pleasure grounds.
Make sure to leave some time to visit the 18th-century water meadows (home to otters, water voles and dragonflies) - park at Northfield Barn car park.
The estate is open year round, dawn to dusk.
Dogs under close control welcome across Sherborne Park Estate (Murphy and Lottie would need to be on a lead anywhere where there is deer or fox scents!).
Use this link to The National Trust's dog walking page for more information for responsible dog walkers including a range of other suitable locations to walk their dogs (most, if not all, of these are included elsewhere in our Walks and Beaches Directory).