View from Colton Heights towards Oxen Park

Greenwood Trail 1

Greenwood Trail 1: Old Hall Farm to Rusland Moss and Hay Bridge

The Old Hall Farm to Rusland Moss and Hay Bridge route follows undulating woodland tracks, fields, sections of mossland, boardwalk and quiet country roads. There are 3 routes:

  • Short (stile-free) 2.5km 1.5 miles 1-1.5hrs
  • Medium 6.75km 4.2 miles 2.5-3hrs
  • Long 8.72km 5.4 miles 4-5hrs

So far so good...

  • This first Greenwood Trail was launched in July 2017. Download the leaflet here.
  • 500 metres of boardwalk were built by the Valley Futures apprentices at Rusland Moss.

Did you know?

The route includes the 'Old Coffin Road' between Bouth and the church at Colton. These ancient roads were used in medieval times to carry the dead to be buried in consecrated ground.

Download the walk leaflet below

Project Lead

Lake District National Park Authority
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