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Important notice

Due to severe damage caused by a flash flood, the path is potentially unsafe, we advise all walkers to avoid this route. There's also a small diversion on the Trussler trail because of safety concerns. The diversion is steeper than the original path, so please make sure you wear suitable footwear.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Listen to the dawn chorus
  2. See the colourful spring woodland flowers
  3. Find the first of the springtime butterflies

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch dragonflies along the river
  2. See silver-washed fritillaries visiting pathside flowers
  3. Look up to see spotted flycatchers darting around sunny glades

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See jays gathering acorns for the long winter ahead
  2. Watch out for brightly-coloured bullfinches
  3. Search for strange looking fungi in the woods

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Look out for lesser redpolls and siskins in riverside alders
  2. Catch a glimpse of a woodcock as it is disturbed from the undergrowth
  3. Watch for dippers on the river

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