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This circular walk uses well-marked paths and track across the Forest of Dean where you will discover a beautiful lake and an old colliery site on your way!
This peaceful circular walk in Oakenhill Woods uses paths and tracks in this preserved area where you could see wildlife.
This circular walk from Mallards Pike Lake provides a good way to discover preserved Staple-edge Hill using tracks and paths in Staple-edge Wood.
This circular walk in the forest of Dean provides a good way to discover paths and tracks along a section of Gloucestershire Way and Woorgreens Nature Reserve.
Starting at Mile End in the Forest of Dean visit the magical old quarries that have been reclaimed by nature. If you mooch about here you may find an old WW2 firing range used by the home guard. Continue down the valley where you may see old mines, then turn sharp right by a high old stone wall. The narrow path takes you back up to Perch Enclosure with magnificent pine trees. Take the loop around, past the old campsite and back onto the track where you started.
The outward route is the quickest and easiest route to Symonds Yat. The return is more adventurous, seeking out the impressive King Arthur’s Cave and secret viewpoints over the Wye Gorge.
The most straightforward route to and from Symonds Yat, featuring an old mine, a significant riverside stretch and of course the classic viewpoint of Symonds Yat. Look out for Peregrine Falcons and Goshawks overhead.
Featuring the impressive Suck Stone and Near Hearkening Rocks, two medieval churches, a lengthy section along the Wye, the Yat Rock viewpoint and a quiet stream valley, this walk offers an in-depth introduction to the landscapes of the Forest of Dean.
Dramatic cliffs, superb views and riverside walking with a wrapping of internationally protected woodlands and sprinkling of industrial ruins.
A route through woodland on clear wide tracks.
A walk uncovering Penallt’s hidden millstone industry. With some steep steps, uphill sections and uneven paths. Best enjoyed in spring and early summer when the bluebells and wildflower meadows are at their peak. This walk takes you to a millstone quarry, to the riverside where millstones were loaded onto trows and passes two pubs where you can enjoy a glass of local cider!
A steep descent and ascent from the car park at Yat Rock to the River Wye at Symonds Yat East.
Follow in the footsteps of the Wye Tourists down to the Wye. Cross the river at the Biblins visiting Little Doward Hillfort, King Arthur’s Cave and New Weir Forge. Return on the hand ferry at Symonds Yat West.
A choice of short or long walks along the River Wye towards Monmouth.
A short but energetic climb to a stunning viewpoint over the Wye Valley.
A walk through the woods to a local landmark, returning along the Wye Riverbank.
A long walk full of interest with lengthy riverside sections.
Short alternative route to the viewpoint of Yat Rock.
A circular walk on good surfaces, mainly level along the beautiful Wye Valley at Symonds Yat. The River Wye seen from the world famous viewpoint at Symonds Yat Rock forms an almost complete loop. The river here flows 31⁄2 miles yet progresses less then 1⁄4 mile towards the Severn. This walk starts below Symonds Yat Rock in the steep sided, wooded gorge at the pleasant village of Symonds Yat East.
A wide meander of the Wye followed with Yat Rock as a highlight.
Through woodlands on tracks and pathways climbing to the ancient Chase Hill iron age hill fort with fine views to Goodrich Castle and the Wye Valley.
A figure of eight walk centred on the delightful village of Brockweir. The walk is mainly level along the Wye Valley on old railway tracks, the riverbank and minor roads, part in Wales and part in Gloucestershire.
Along and across the Wye to a historic English village, returning via woodland.
Outward along an old tramway, with a high- level return offering fabulous views.
Woodland walking and industrial heritage on a walk with several options for short-cuts.