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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 10.0 mile moderate walk.

Exploration of the veranda walks and ridges of the north hills. Generally good walking underfoot with ascents of Worcestershire Beacon and North Hill on outward stretch and Perseverance Hill coming back (all can be taken at your own pace). Hoping for a good weather forecast this time!

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 7.0 mile moderate walk.

Ascend Crug Mawr for views, drop down past historic Partrishow Church (daffodils) and return on the opposite side of the Grwyne Fawr valley. Joint walk with Maurice (01594 835371).

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 13.0 mile strenuous walk.

We cross the Olchon Valley continuing onto Hatterall Ridge then descend to Capel y Ffin. We then follow Cwm Nant Bwch onto Twmpa returning over Hay Bluff and the Black Hill before descending via the spectacular Cat's Back.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 5.0 mile moderate walk.

A varied walk with some steep climbs taking you to both Whitebrook and Manor Brook and hopefully some wild daffodils.

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

Following green lanes climbing to Offa's Dyke path on ridge. Returning via beer trail and Clodock.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 14.0 mile moderate walk.

An interesting walk at a moderate pace for those who would like the opportunity to stretch themselves. We will visit an ancient hill fort, caves and the Seven Sisters rocks, with afternoon tea at the Kymin.

Join the Forest of Dean group for a 35.0 mile moderate walk.

3 day ramble in North Wales.

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.

Weekend Walks

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

Hereford & Gloucester Canal, Geopark & Dymock Woods

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

This circular ramble starts on the flat as it follows the River Wye to the Biblins Bridge then we find the Wysis Way not far form the bridge and follow the way up and over the Kymin back to Monmouth

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

From the Car Park we walk under the canal to Goytre Wharf and make our way up to Holy Well and Mynydd Garn-wen. Lunch stop will be at the Folly Tower with views looking towards Pontypool and beyond. We then make our way down to the canal and then an easy walk back to Goytre Wharf.

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.

 

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Corse Hartpury Rudford Churcham before following the Severn to Tidenham