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

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Walks in Ribble Country
  • A guidebook to 30 hand written and illustrated circular family walks of 6 to 8 miles based on the 75-mile route of the Ribble from its source on the Yorkshire Dales, along the Ribble Valley, to reaching the Irish Sea. Includes Ribblehead, Horton, Settle and the country around Clitheroe, Whalley and Ribchester. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Ribble Country Walking
  • Jack Keighley’s illustrated Cicerone guide to Walks in Ribble Country details thirty walks in between Ribblehead and Lytham in the Yorkshire Dales. The guide covers the route of the River Ribble which rises in the heights of the Yorkshire Dales and flows for 75 miles through some Yorkshire and Lancashire’s most idyllic countryside. Each of the... Read more
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United Kingdom
2010
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Gossip from the Forest
  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walks in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley
  • The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is a paradise for both the keen rambler and the casual stroller. The 22 walks described in this book are along easy footpaths taking you to spectacular viewpoints, along woodland glades carpeted with bluebells, daffodils and foxgloves, and under the dappled shade of its golden autumn canopy. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2012
  • Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Walks
  • The Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean are linked both by geography the forest forming the eastern rim of the valley for much of the Wye`s lower reaches and by history, since they share a common heritage as a border between England and Wales. The imposing ruins of medieval castles in the area are a striking reminder of ancient warfare in the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Gloucester & Forest of Dean OS Landranger Active Map 162 (waterproof)
  • Gloucester and the Forest of Dean area, including a part of the Cotswold Way and the southernmost section of the Offa’s Dyke Path, on a waterproof and tear-resistant OS Active version of map No. 162 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wye Valley & Forest of Dean OS Explorer Active Map OL14 (waterproof)
  • The Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL14, waterproof version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Chepstow in the south to beyond Ross-on-Wye and includes Monmouth, the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sections of the Offa’s Dyke National... Read more
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United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Gloucester & Forest of Dean OS Landranger Map 162 (paper)
  • Gloucester and the Forest of Dean area, including a part of the Cotswold Way and the southernmost section of the Offa’s Dyke Path, on a paper version of map No. 162 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
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2017
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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Map Booklet
  • Map of the 177 mile (283km) Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The trail takes 2 weeks to walk, and is suitable for walkers at all levels of experience. This compact booklet of OS 1:25,000 maps shows the full route, providing all of the mapping you need, and is included with the guidebook. Read more
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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
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
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
  • Handzaam gidsje met alleen de topografische routekaarten van 1:25000. De uitgebreide wandelgids (inclusief dit gidsje) is hier te bestellen. All the mapping you need to complete the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English–Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Yorkshire Dales South
  • The southern 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wye Valley & The Forest of Dean AA Walker`s Map 14
  • Wye Valley and The Forest of Dean at 1:25,000 in a series of Walker’s Maps published by the AA with the cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The map is double-sided and coverage includes Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth, Whitchurch, Raglan, Usk, Chepstow, Berkeley, etc.Maps in the AA Walker’s series are identical to the OS Explorer maps... Read more
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  • Offa`s Dyke Path South - Chepstow to Knighton Harvey National Trail XT40
  • The southern part of the Offa’s Dyke National Trail between Chepstow and Knighton presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The map shows this section of the route on seven overlapping panels, with a separate panel highlighting various historic sites along the whole route.Maps in the Harvey’s... Read more
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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
Bol.com
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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Offa's Dyke Path South | Harvey Maps
  • 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 Estuary to... Read more
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Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wye Valley & Forest of Dean OS Explorer Map OL14 (paper)
  • The Wye Valley and the Forest of Dean on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL14, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Chepstow in the south to beyond Ross-on-Wye and includes Monmouth, the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sections of the Offa’s Dyke National Trail,... Read more
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