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Colaton Raleigh Common Circular

Difficulty Leisurely

Walking time 2 hours 45 minutes

Length 8.0km / 5.0mi

Route developer: James Baldwin

Route checker: Ted Swan

Start location Woodbury Castle east car park
Route Summary The heathland area was created by Neolithic farmers around 4000 BC when they started clearing the area of deciduous woodland to create pasture for their animals. Further clearance, grazing and burning over the centuries created the heathland.

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