Long Hazel Park Caravan Park and Campsite Somerset Adults Only

Adult Only Touring Caravan & Camping Park

Self-catering Holiday Lodge Accommodation For hire

Sparkford Somerset

01963440002

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DOG WALKS IN SPARKFORD AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

Here is a useful map to help you visit the best and most interesting walks from the caravan park, exploring the countryside around Sparkford and further afield. There is a copy of this map in our Reception and a QR code which you can scan to take this dog walk map on your travels around Sparkford and the surrounding area. Somerset is a very friendly county, and if you get lost, locals are always happy to help you find your way back!

Long Hazel Park Sparkford Dog Walks
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE DOG WALK MAP

PLEASE EXERCISE YOUR DOG OFF-SITE AND USE THE COUNCIL DOG POO BINS PROVIDED

YOUR NEAREST BIN IS DIRECTLY OPPOSITE OUR ENTRANCE, AROUND 60 METRES FROM OUR RECEPTION

PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOG ON A LEAD WHILST ON SITE

RED WALK (3 miles, CHALLENGING IN PLACES)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement

Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin

Head South East (right) along Sparkford High Street

Turn left before the Petrol station and walk along Wolfester Terrace

Turn left on to the A359 for around 50 yards, then turn left in to Sparkford Hill Lane

Continue ahead, through the woods, then enter Sparkford Copse over the railway bridge, almost directly opposite and walk down to the bottom, back on to the main road

Turn right at the T junction, over the river and onward to The Old Parlour Farm Shop on your left

Turn right to walk a lap of Weston Bampfylde and Sutton Montis, ending up back at The Old Parlour

Continue straight ahead to walk back in to Sparkford Village for around 1 mile

Take a left at the T junction, back on to the A359 and walk past the cricket ground on your right

Cross the railway bridge and head back on to Sparkford High Street

ORANGE WALK (SHORT, EASY)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement

Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin

Use the gate to the left of the bin to access the footpath, which is marked with a green and yellow arrow

Continue along the pathway to the railway tracks, cross the tracks using the styles

There are fields opposite which you can walk around and then re-trace your footsteps back to the caravan park

If you'd like information on cafes and pubs in Sparkford and the surrounding area, please visit our Online Reception for local food and refreshments in Sparkford, Queen Camel, North Cadbury and South Somerset!

VISIT SOMERSET & OUR ONLINE RECEPTION

YELLOW WALK (1-2 MILES, GREAT VIEWS)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement

Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin

Head South East (right) along Sparkford High Street

Turn left before the Petrol station and walk along Wolfester Terrace

Turn left on to the A359 for around 50 yards, then turn left in to Sparkford Hill Lane

Walk around Sparkford Woods turning right in to the large field opposite which is great for a run if there are no livestock around

You can walk down in to Queen Camel from here and visit the pub or Post Office, or turn to come back

GREEN WALK (1/2 MILE, CLOSED MARCH - SEPTEMBER)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement

Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin

Head North West (left) along Sparkford High Street

Walk past the pub, round the corner and over the railway bridge

Carry on around the corner and cross over at the dog poo bin and carry on along Brains Lane

Turn left in to Sparkford cricket pitch

Return the same way back to the caravan park

BLUE WALK (1.2 MILES, NOT TOO DIFFICULT)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement
Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin
Head South East (right) along the High Street
Turn left before the Petrol station and walk along Wolfester Terrace
Turn left on to the A359 for around 50 yards, then turn left in to Sparkford Hill Lane
Continue ahead, through the woods, then enter Sparkford Copse over the railway bridge, almost directly opposite and walk down to the bottom, back on to the main road
Turn left at the T junction

Continue straight ahead to walk back in to Sparkford Village for around 1 mile
Take a left at the T junction, back on to the A359 and walk past Sparkford cricket ground on your right
Cross the railway bridge and head back on to the High Street

PINK WALK (6 MILES, TAKE YOUR WELLIES, INCREDIBLE VIEWS ACROSS SOMERSET AND GREAT FOR AN ADVENTUROUS WALKER)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement
Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin
Head South East (right) along Sparkford High Street
Turn left before the Petrol station and walk along Wolfester Terrace
Turn left on to the A359 for around 50 yards, then turn left in to Sparkford Hill Lane
Continue ahead, through the woods, then enter Sparkford Copse over the railway bridge, almost directly opposite and walk down to the bottom, back on to the main road
Turn right at the T junction, over the river and onward to The Old Parlour Farm Shop on your left

Continue ahead, the hillfort is enormous and you can't miss it! Access the hillfort through the field ahead, walking around the field and up along the hillfort pathways

You can walk around the entire hillfort

Exit towards The Camelot Inn, directly opposite the entrance you have climbed

Public footpaths are clearly marked out across the field (although you can come back down the hillfort the same way you entered and continue around Weston Bampfylde and Sutton Montis, following the remainder of the red walk)
Return to Sparkford village, walk past the cricket ground on your right
Cross the railway bridge and head back on to Sparkford High Street

HAVE YOU BEEN ON A WALK OR CYCLE RIDE THAT WE HAVEN'T MAPPED OUT? IF YOU'D LIKE TO SHARE YOUR DISCOVERIES WITH OUR OTHER GUESTS, PLEASE EMAIL US AND LET US KNOW! WE'D LOVE TO HELP SHARE SOMERSET!

PURPLE WALK (1 MILE, EASY)

Walk to the bottom of our drive and immediately cross over the road to the pavement

Opposite our drive is a dog poo bin

Head South East (right) along Sparkford High Street Turn left before the Petrol station and walk along Wolfester Terrace

Turn left on to the A359 for around 50 yards, then cross over to the other side of the road

There is a wooded pathway in to the field and woodland which you can walk around and let your dog off the lead

Follow your footsteps to return to the caravan park

A BIT FURTHER AFIELD AND A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING

The Leland Trail (1 mile)

The famous 28 mile footpath from Penselwood to Ham Hill runs very close to us in South Somerset for a long walk!


Corton Ridge (4 miles)

A very challenging, hilly walk encompassing Cadbury Hillfort at South Cadbury, verging on the Dorset border


The Monarch's Way, Castle Cary (4 miles)

King Charles II's escape route following his Civil War defeat, spanning 615 miles across England and crossing through Somerset just four miles away in Castle Cary


The Macmillan Way, Castle Cary (4 miles)

A 290 mile trail from Lincolnshire to Dorset, crossing over with The Monarch's Way


Ham Hill Country Park, Stoke Sub Hamdon (13 miles)

A Somerset hillfort which has been occupied since prehistoric times, later becoming a quarry from Victorian times


Glastonbury Tor (15 miles)

If you've visited King Arthur's Camelot at South Cadbury, you can also visit Glastonbury Tor which is mentioned in Arthurian legend - King Arthur is said to be buried at Glastonbury Abbey and likely passed through our park in Sparkford on his final jouney.