The Nature Trail

The Park

Nature Trail

Our fascinating Nature Trail and Quiz, which follows the route of the Lake Walk, features 28 stops explaining interesting facts about the diversity of the flora and fauna in the Park, from dragonflies to barn owls.

The first stop is located near the boat jetty on the north side of the Hall. You can visit as many stops as you wish, but you will see and find out most if you follow the whole route. The Nature Trail Quiz presents an added challenge. You can find the answers to the questions at the bottom of the information boards at each stop - try to answer them before you take a look though!

Important Notice
Dogs are welcome in the park but must be kept on the lead at all times. This is to avoid disturbing the deer and other wildlife. The deer are wild animals - please keep at least 50 metres (165feet) away from them and be aware of your surroundings so that you do not come between two rutting stags or a mother and her calf. The deer will defend their territory and their group.The rutting season for the Red Deer is late September/early October and for the Fallow Deer mid-October/early November.

Click here to download a PDF of the route (with accompanying map) for future reference.