Refine your search for walks in West Dean (Gloucestershire)

More criteria

West Dean (Gloucestershire) walks

Speech House Lake and New Fancy Colliery Screens
distance 8.57km Vertical gain +95m Vertical drop -91m Durée 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Dean (Gloucestershire) - Gloucestershire

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!

Oakenhill Wood and Moseley Green from Parkend
distance 6.01km Vertical gain +82m Vertical drop -84m Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Dean (Gloucestershire) - Gloucestershire

This peaceful circular walk in Oakenhill Woods uses paths and tracks in this preserved area where you could see wildlife.

Mallards Pike Lake and Staple-edge Wood
distance 8.67km Vertical gain +137m Vertical drop -138m Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in West Dean (Gloucestershire) - Gloucestershire

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.

Cabtree Hill and Woorgreens Lake
distance 7.38km Vertical gain +63m Vertical drop -60m Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Cinderford - Gloucestershire

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.

Walking Wimberry from Mile End ( Download : )
distance 4.33km Vertical gain +86m Vertical drop -85m Durée 1h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Coleford (Gloucestershire) - Gloucestershire

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.

Walking English Bicknor ( Download : )
distance 5.72km Vertical gain +152m Vertical drop -161m Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in English Bicknor - Gloucestershire

Dramatic cliffs, superb views and riverside walking with a wrapping of internationally protected woodlands and sprinkling of industrial ruins.

distance 10.74km Vertical gain +342m Vertical drop -344m Durée 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

A route through woodland on clear wide tracks.

Walking Puddingstone and pub trail ( Download : )
distance 5.42km Vertical gain +190m Vertical drop -189m Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

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!

Walking Head for the Hillforts ( Download : )
distance 12.42km Vertical gain +391m Vertical drop -383m Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in English Bicknor - Gloucestershire

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.

Walking Symonds Yat ( Download : )
distance 4.59km Vertical gain +21m Vertical drop -23m Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Whitchurch - Herefordshire

A circular walk on good surfaces, mainly level along the beautiful Wye Valley at Symonds Yat.

Walking Wordsworth Walk ( Download : )
distance 3.3km Vertical gain +202m Vertical drop -199m Durée 1h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

Through riverside meadows and along village tracks, climbing in the footsteps of William Wordsworth to the Bread and Cheese viewpoint and Cleddon Shoots waterfall.

Walking Mills, Hills and Manors ( Download : )
distance 8.08km Vertical gain +288m Vertical drop -286m Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Walford - Herefordshire

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.

Walking Trellech Beacon ( Download : )
distance 5.02km Vertical gain +106m Vertical drop -104m Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

A circular route on Trellech Beacon with stunning views to the Wye Valley below and the Forest of Dean, Malverns and Cotswolds in the distance.

Walking Whitestone ( Download : )
distance 3.32km Vertical gain +68m Vertical drop -62m Durée 1h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

There is a gentle uphill incline near the start of this mainly level woodland walk. There are stunning views down into the Wye Valley and a stop at the waterfall that may have been the sounding cataract, in Wordsworth’s ‘Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey’.

distance 23.24km Vertical gain +413m Vertical drop -410m Durée 7h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Trellech United - Monmouthshire

Explore our fabulous Monmouthshire countryside. Enjoy riverside views beside the Wye and discover hidden heritage along the way.

Walking Brockweir ( Download : )
distance 3.74km Vertical gain +21m Vertical drop -20m Durée 1h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Tintern - Monmouthshire

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.

Walking Angidy Trail ( Download : )
distance 6.18km Vertical gain +160m Vertical drop -162m Durée 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Tintern - Monmouthshire

Follow the Angidy Trail and discover Tintern’s hidden industry – the furnace, forge and wireworks, the workers’ cottages, limekilns, tidal dock and church where generations of metal workers were baptised, married and buried.

Walking May Hill and Newent Woods ( Download : )
May Hill and Newent Woods
distance 7.45km Vertical gain +213m Vertical drop -213m Durée 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Aston Ingham - Herefordshire

This circular walk first leads to a great viewpoint from May Hill before you follow a section of Wysis Way and quiet paths in Newent Woods.

Walking Tintern’s Hidden History ( Download : )
distance 17.45km Vertical gain +462m Vertical drop -469m Durée 6h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Devauden - Monmouthshire

The route is a mixture of green lanes, forestry tracks and tarmac lanes. There are steep uphill climbs out of Tintern on either side of the Angidy Valley. The route is way-marked. Look out for these along the way. Numbers on the map relate to numbers in the text. You can start at any point and go in either direction (these directions follow a clockwise route). This route links up with the northern Wye Valley trail, Whitestone, Whitebrook and the Wye.

Walking The Lancaut Peninsular ( Download : )
distance 9.78km Vertical gain +216m Vertical drop -217m Durée 3h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Chepstow - Monmouthshire

Follow the path above limestone cliffs where peregrines nest, to the lost medieval village of Lancaut and the ruins of St James’ church.

Walking Picturesque Piercefield ( Download : )
distance 13.82km Vertical gain +420m Vertical drop -415m Durée 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chepstow - Monmouthshire

Follow in the footsteps of the Wye Tourists and discover the picturesque viewpoints of Piercefield Park. These walks take you across the Piercefield Estate, retracing the paths laid out in the 1750s by Valentine Morris, the owner of Piercefield.

distance 7.31km Vertical gain +89m Vertical drop -75m Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hentland - Herefordshire

The walk descends through beautiful parkland beneath Pengethley Manor Hotel, originating from the 16th century, to Hentland Church and through to Hoarwithy, where there’s a public house with a shop and post office.