Destinations choice Inspired by Tolkien
Tag along to the place where J.R.R. Tolkien spent much of his time- Stonyhurst College and its surrounding landscape in Lancashire, England. Tolkien spent his time there while he was working on Lord of The Rings during the second world war.
Start your journey at the village of Hurst Green, the route passing along the way sites like, ‘River Ribble’ in the Ribble Valley, and its rustic charming River Hodder. Then you will reach in Stonyhurst College founded in 1593 and includes some of the most impressive old buildings in the area, as well as enchanted views to the forest of Bowland and Pendle Hill.
A Flip Through Two of The Hobbit Trails Around The World
1. The Hobbit Trail in New Zealand
Starting with Matamata- the home of the Hobbiton movie set. It is located only 2 hours south to Auckland.
The Hobbiton accommodate 44 Hobbit holes.
East to Matamata town you can witness the North Island’s highest waterfalls.
The journey to “Mordor”- arriving in Tongariro National Park- an area known for its dramatic landscape and also for the Tongariro Crossing Kiwi day hike. The Tongariro National Park is placed upon three volcanoes, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe, and Ruapehu. The park was awarded by UNESCO both for its cultural importance to the Maori people and for its natural features.
Earnslaw Burn- A mythical place full of Sheer walls of granite rising high up, holding a number of gushing narrow waterfalls from the cliff-tops.
Paradise- Beorn’s house in the Hobbit- Paradise is a real place in New Zealand’s southern lakes region. It’s a mythical, silent and an isolated area.
2. The Hobbit Trail in Oregon Coast HWY, Florence
The trail begins in a parking pull-out, north of the Heceta Head State Park. The minute you will cross the road you will immerse into the coastal forest. This trail will lead you to a divine isolated beach, which is the ideal spot to relax before continuing to the end of the trail. The end of the trail takes you underneath thick shrubs that create a look-alike Hobbit hole tunnel.