Brown’s Hill Trail

Trail Description
Environmental Character
Difficulty Rating
Safety and Risk management
Hikers Feedback

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Trail Format: Loop

Special features: Family/dog friendly

Goal/purpose of trail: Scenic

Length: 1.5 km

Time required: 1 hour

Difficulty rating (exertion): 2/10

Terrain difficulty (technical): Walk and no steep climbs

Path Surface: Smooth / grassy

Path type: Two-track path

Way markers: Chromadec brown/white arrows

Safety: Safe

Amenities: Picnic

Emergency contact: 25213

Trail authority contact: +290 22158

Guide contact: 24161

A brief description of the character and location of the trail appears in the pamphlet: “Footpaths: St Helena”, issued by the St Helena Tourism.

Basic Trail Description and special attributes:

 Park opposite the Technical Block, Prince Andrew School, near the entrance of the wooden steps. An easy walk starting from the upper side of the road that enters the back of Prince Andrew School (Technical Block) at Francis Plain, ascending a few wooden steps, continue straight
ahead then turn right onto a moss-covered path through the forest.

Views can be seen of
Knollcombes and the Boer Cemetery. The path ends towards the main road of Browns Hill. You can either return on the same route or walk back via the W-road and Francis Plain road.

Subjective QUALITY GAUGE of the trail. (A value of 5 = excellent / dominant feature, and 1 = neglegible / absent)


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