One of eight remaining historic turf labyrinths in England, the Wing maze was probably built by medieval monks for religious purposes.


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J B (14 months ago)
Firstly, this is not a Maze. Don't travel here if you're expecting to walk around a hedge Maze. This is a labyrinth, and has no dead ends, currently you can not enter the enclosure to walk it. This is one of 8 turf mazes left in the uk, it is similar in design to the labyrinth found at Chartres cathedral in France and clearly has religious connections. These may generally have older connections to labyrinths mentioned in Cretan myth, supported by a plaque which used to be located in the centre of the Chartres cathedral's labyrinth before it was removed.
Shevaun Anslow (2 years ago)
It doesn't close, but you are requested not to walk it. To preserve the labyrinth
james unna (2 years ago)
It's kind of fun but this is not a maze you could ever get lost in as its all grass height so you can simply walk out. Not that you are supposed to walk in it anyway!
Dave (4 years ago)
It's a few hundred years old and still looking good. Well done, Wing People.
Jessica Sinclair (4 years ago)
Nice wee medieval turf maze (although it maybe Bronze Age). Which curiously one is not allowed to walk on! One of a handful of old turf mazes in the UK. Only eight in existence! Not strictly speaking a maze. As a maze has false paths. No, in actuality, this is a Labyrinth as has only one path that twists into the central space.
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