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forestofdeanWalks with Forest of Dean ramblers (GR02) www.fodramblers.org.uk

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Midweek Walks

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 5.3 mile moderate walk.

through Highmeadow Woods to Suck Stone and Hearkening Rocks, return through Staunton to Buck Stone

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 10.0 mile leisurely walk.

Walking the Welsh Coastal Path heading towards Chepstow walking through St Pierre Golf Course, on to Crick over to Caldicot Castle, returning on the coastal path back to Black Rock

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 10.5 mile strenuous walk.

We cross mostly open country (off path) to ascend Fan Fawr then descend to Cwm Dringarth where we cross the river on a proper footbridge and ascend the next ridge to Fan Llia. Here we join the Beacons Way to return over Craig Cerrig Gleisiad then descend Craig y Fro back to Storey Arms.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 8.5 mile moderate walk.

From Belfry to Pleasant Stile, Blaze Bailey, Soudley, Bradley Hill, Stapledge, Buckshaft Woods, St.Whites and home.,,Leaders Pete and John (01594 826356/822803)

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 10.5 mile moderate walk.

With a spring in our step, fabulous views, a peal of bluebells, an original stone rood screen (1320), and a Bronze Age Enclosure in an ancient beech wood. Returning with a walk back along the River Monnow. ,,

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 8.5 mile moderate walk.

Walk Will take in Glasshouse, Clifford's Mesne, and May Hill summit. Hopefully bluebells will be in abundance.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 11.0 mile moderate walk.

To Newland via the hidden valley, onto St Briavels via Stowe Green before descending into Wye Valley and following Offa's Dyke back to Redbrook

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 10.0 mile strenuous walk.

We cross the river then follow a sustained ascent to Pen y Gadair Fawr. We continue via Waun Fach, Rhos Dirion and Twyn Talycefn to the Blacksmith's Anvil then descend through forest to our start point.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 4.0 mile easy walk.

Evening ramble around the Danby Lodge,Pint in pub after the successful completion of the ramble

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 12.2 mile strenuous walk.

Up and over Skirrid S to N, Llwyn Franc, Pantygelli, Sugar Loaf and back via Porth-y-Parc and Sunny Vale

Weekend Walks

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

Up and down, round and about Chase and Penyard Hills. A walk with lots of ups and downs through attractive woodland, but with good views (on a good day).,,Catherine 01989563758 / 07530453987

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 11.5 mile moderate walk.

Steady climb at moderate pace through woodland and pasture to Pen Milan and Llyn Cwm Llwch, crossing the shoulder of Corn Du to Craig Gwaun Taf and descending Cefin Crew to the Taff Trail. A gentle acsent to Glyn Tarell and returning via the Tarell Forest and waterfalls. Shortened if weather dictates.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 6.0 mile leisurely walk.

It is International Dawn Chorus day on Sunday so what better weekend for an early morning walk to hear the dawn chorus. Sunrise is at 05.23. A knowledgeable walking friend will help us to identify birds from their song. Round off with a bring and share breakfast. NB: 5.30am start

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 9.0 mile moderate walk.

We will explore the area between the rivers Wye and Severn. As well as some iconic features, including the Devil’s Pulpit and Wintour’s Leap, we will go to lesser known ones – including a spectacular view from the top of Tintern Quarry. We will also enjoy panoramas of the Severn Estuary, with its sandbanks and bridges

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 9.0 mile moderate walk.

A not so standard ramble which will visit or maybe not visiting Cannop Ponds, Beechenhurst, New Fancy View, Mallard's Pike, Wenchford picnic site before returning to Soudley

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 11.0 mile moderate walk.

Stunning cliff top views of the escarpment, Eglwys Faen, the Lonely Shepherd and an ancient bluebell wood. Option of cave tour - bring a head torch.,Public loos at start of walk.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 12.0 mile moderate walk.

The ramble goes from Newnham to Blaize Bailey and across to Mallards Pike and over to the Rising Sun, Moseley Green - the return route equally interesting.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 10.0 mile moderate walk.

From Monmouth up to Offas Dyke, through meadows by river to Dingestow, past church up to Treowen. Along ridge and up into Kingswood before descending to Monmouth.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 8.0 mile moderate walk.

Kenfig reserve is in one of the largest active sand dune systems in Europe, and is a haven for wildlife and plants, including several wild orchid species. This will be a walk with time to explore and appreciate these. The distance is an estimate - we will head towards wherever is most interesting on the day!

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 12.0 mile strenuous walk.

Strenuous: Long ascent at start to Allt Lwyd continuing up to follow ridges to Craig y Fan Ddu. Gets most climbing out the way at the beginning! Descend to Blaen y Glyn, into the valley & back alongside the reservoir. Fantastic views weather permitting. A lower route (10 miles) taken in adverse weather conditions,

 

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Corse Hartpury Rudford Churcham before following the Severn to Tidenham