Forest of Dean

Description

Region in southeast Wales. The name also refers to the very old and extensive forest in this region, composed of mixed woods. Offa's Dyke Path traverses the forest.

Opinions

Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 10. in United Kingdom
  • John P June 2017
  • Rate 7
  • Positive Best part is along Wye valley with some beautiful walks, (Offas Dyke and Wye valley paths) much of it through woodland, with views down the valley, plus historic sights such as Tintern Abbey. You can watch the peregrine falcons which nest at Symonds Yat rock.
  • Negative Can get busy
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Trails in this region

Books

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United Kingdom
  • Herefordshire and Wye Valley - Short Walks
  • Herefordshire is renowned for its hop-yards and cider-apple orchards, threaded by peaceful footpaths, lanes and byroads amidst rich pastures and wooded limestone ridges grazed by the famous terracotta-coloured cattle. But the county also has a wild side; the huge sandstone wall of the Black Mountains rises in the west, the Forest of Dean and... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Atkinsons Walks V1 - Southern England
  • ”ATCHISON`s Complete Hills of Britain Series” is a comprehensive guidebook series in 10 volumes. Each book divides a region of Britain into 50 separate walking areas, each with a major impressive hill to walk around - or ascend. It illustrates 3 superb walks for each area; a 2hr easy walk, a 3-4 hrs keep fit walk, and a challenging 5-7 hour... Read more
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  • Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled Roots of Our Forests and Fairytales
  • Fairytales are one of our earliest and most vital cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient and primal landscapes. Both evoke a similar sensation in us - we find them beautiful and magical, but also spooky, sometimes horrifying. In this fascinating book, Maitland argues that the two forms are intimately connected: the mysterious... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa`s Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa`s Dyke Path National Trail, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast, linking the Severn Estuary and the Irish Sea, contouring above the Wye and Dee, visiting hillforts and Norman... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast, linking the Severn Estuary and the Irish Sea, contouring above the Wye and Dee, visiting hillforts and Norman... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast, linking the Severn Estuary and the Irish Sea, contouring above the Wye and Dee, visiting hillforts and Norman... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The Offa's Dyke Path - Wales | Cicerone
  • This guidebook describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a 177-mile long-distance walk along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The guidebook is split into 12 stages with suggestions for planning alternative itineraries. With 1:25K OS map booklet. Read more
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  • SHROPSHIRE & STAFFORDSHIRE 2017
  • Britain`s best loved walking guides brings you a brand new Pathfinder (R) Guide to Shropshire & Staffordshire Walks containing 28 fabulous walks exploring the unspoilt rural landscapes of Shropshire and Staffordshire from the Welsh borders to the fringes of the Peak District, and from the mosses and meres near the Cheshire border to Cannock... Read more
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  • Shropshire and Staffordshire
  • Britain`s best loved walking guides brings you a brand new Pathfinder (R) Guide to Shropshire & Staffordshire Walks containing 28 fabulous walks exploring the unspoilt rural landscapes of Shropshire and Staffordshire from the Welsh borders to the fringes of the Peak District, and from the mosses and meres near the Cheshire border to Cannock... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • SHROPSHIRE & STAFFORDSHIRE
  • Britain's best loved walking guides brings you a brand new Pathfinder (R) Guide to Shropshire & Staffordshire Walks containing 28 fabulous walks exploring the unspoilt rural landscapes of Shropshire and Staffordshire from the Welsh borders to the fringes of the Peak District, and from the mosses and meres near the Cheshire border to Cannock... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • SHROPSHIRE & STAFFORDSHIRE
  • Britain's best loved walking guides brings you a brand new Pathfinder (R) Guide to Shropshire & Staffordshire Walks containing 28 fabulous walks exploring the unspoilt rural landscapes of Shropshire and Staffordshire from the Welsh borders to the fringes of the Peak District, and from the mosses and meres near the Cheshire border to Cannock... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2013
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in the Forest of Dean
  • Mike Dunn’s Cicerone guide to Walking in the Forest of Dean illustrates 25 walks in the historic royal forest, featuring detailed instructions, OS map extracts and colour photographs.An introduction presents the history, geology and landscape, plants and wildlife of the forest, area of outstanding natural beauty that borders England and South... Read more
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Netherlands
2013
  • Walking in the Forest of Dean
  • A walking guidebook to the Forest of Dean Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From short walks of 4 miles to all-day sections of long-distance routes such as the Offa's Dyke path and the Gloucestershire Way, the 25 walks in this guidebook gives you the information needed to enjoy a wide range of walking among the rolling countryside of the... Read more
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Belgium
2013
  • Walking in the Forest of Dean
  • A walking guidebook to the Forest of Dean Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From short walks of 4 miles to all-day sections of long-distance routes such as the Offa's Dyke path and the Gloucestershire Way, the 25 walks in this guidebook gives you the information needed to enjoy a wide range of walking among the rolling countryside of the... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa`s Dyke Path Cicerone Map Booklet
  • Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail on mapping at 1:25,000 from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series in a pocket-size booklet from Cicerone Press. The 285km / 177-mile trail between Chepstow and Prestatyn is presented with a route profile, plus summaries for each section showing GPS coordinates for the start and finish, distance and approximate... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Map Booklet
  • All the mapping you need to walk the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail that runs for 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast. NOTE An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - Offa's Dyke Path - describes the full route from south to north with lots of other practical and historical... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Map Booklet
  • All the mapping you need to walk the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail that runs for 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast. NOTE An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - Offa's Dyke Path - describes the full route from south to north with lots of other practical and historical... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelkaart Offa's Dyke Path - Wales | Cicerone
  • Map of the 177-mile (283km) Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, between Sedbury (nr Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The trail takes a fortnight to walk, and is suitable for walkers at all levels of experience. This compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the full route, providing all of the mapping you need to complete the trail. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
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Netherlands
2016
  • Cotswold Way
  • Following the limestone escarpment on the Western edge of the Cotswolds, the 102 miles of the Cotswold Way take the walker through a quintessentially English landscape as varied as it is beautiful. Starting and finishing among the golden Cotswold stone of Chipping Camden and Bath, and affording stunning prospects of the Malvern Hills, the... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Cotswold Way
  • Following the limestone escarpment on the Western edge of the Cotswolds, the 102 miles of the Cotswold Way take the walker through a quintessentially English landscape as varied as it is beautiful. Starting and finishing among the golden Cotswold stone of Chipping Camden and Bath, and affording stunning prospects of the Malvern Hills, the... Read more
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Netherlands
2016
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Maps

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  • Yorkshire Dales West
  • The western part of the Yorkshire Dales on a waterproof and tear-resistant, contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:40,000 from Harvey Map Services showing local right of way paths, long-distance hiking routes, off road cycling routes, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 15m intervals, with spot heights plus colouring and graphics to show... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Cotswold Cycling Country Lanes & Traffic-Free Family Routes
  • Explore the Cotswolds by bike with this laminated, waterproof Cotswolds map. With 28 circular, clearly-marked routes this easy-to-use map will help you discover the best of the Cotswolds along the quietest country lanes.The Cotswolds are ideal for the touring cyclist and day-tripper. They represent England at her very best. Long, winding lanes... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Offa's Dyke Path North - noordelijk deel | Harvey Maps
  • Wandelkaart van het Noorderlijke deel van Offa's Dyke Path met uitsnedes van de route. Offa's Dyke Path is a National Trail. It runs along the border between Wales and England. Offa was a famous king of Mercia from 757 to 796, ruling an area stretching across a large part of England. Offa's Dyke Path runs from sea to sea - the... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Offa's Dyke Path South
  • Wandelkaart van het Zuidelijk deel van Offa's Dyke Path met uitsnedes van de route. Offa's Dyke Path is a National Trail. It runs along the border between Wales and England. Offa was a famous king of Mercia from 757 to 796, ruling an area stretching across a large part of England. Offa's Dyke Path runs from sea to sea - the Severn... Read more
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Belgium
  • Offa's Dyke Path South
  • Wandelkaart van het Zuidelijk deel van Offa's Dyke Path met uitsnedes van de route. Offa's Dyke Path is a National Trail. It runs along the border between Wales and England. Offa was a famous king of Mercia from 757 to 796, ruling an area stretching across a large part of England. Offa's Dyke Path runs from sea to sea - the Severn... Read more
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