Everyone can escape the busy-ness of life by exploring the network of paths across this beautiful and varied heathland.
A number of Public Rights of Way including bridle paths and restricted byways criss-cross the common and provide beautiful longer distance routes for walkers, cyclists and horse riders alike.
There are several waymarked routes - an Easy Access Trail of 0.75 miles on a paved path, a heathland trail (1 ¼ mile), the lizard route, orange waymarks and a mire trail (1 mile) , the dragonfly route, purple waymarks.
The common is dissected by a number of valley mires so some paths are steep and uneven.
A paved circular path 0.75 miles, the Easy Access Trail) is fully accessible by pushchairs and wheelchairs (RADAR key required to fully open gate).
Open at all times, car park is open at 8am but subject to seasonal locking times
Visit The Snugg cafe at Snelsmore Common.
Serving Homemade Fresh Cakes, Sandwiches, Cream Teas, Hot & Cold drinks.
- Snelsmore Common and the Snug