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
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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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  • 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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  • 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
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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
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
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Offa`s Dyke Path National Trail
  • Offa`s Dyke Path National Trail, the whole 285km/177 miles route from Chepstow to Prestatyn, in a series of walking guides to the National Trails in England and Wales with colour extracts from the Ordnance Survey`s Explorer series at 1:25,000 showing points along the route cross-referenced to the text. The maps also indicate nearby places of... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • Offa's Dyke Path (Gogledd Llwybr Clawdd Offa) is the 177-mile National Trail following the ancient earthwork that criss-crosses the border country of modern England and Wales, from the Severn Estuary to the seaside resort of Prestatyn on the Irish Sea. This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller.... Read more
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Belgium
2014
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • Offa's Dyke Path (Gogledd Llwybr Clawdd Offa) is the 177-mile National Trail following the ancient earthwork that criss-crosses the border country of modern England and Wales, from the Severn Estuary to the seaside resort of Prestatyn on the Irish Sea. This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids Offa's Dyke Path (Prestatyn - Chepstow) | Aurum Press
  • Goede beschrijving van de aantrekkelijke route. Kaartmateriaal van Ordnance Survey - de Engelse topografische dienst op een schaal van 1:25.000. Praktische info voor overnachten ed. niet altijd uitgebreid, maar die is op de site van de Ramblers (de engelse wandelorganisatie) te vinden. Offa's Dyke Path is the 177-mile (283-km) National... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Special Offa
  • Bob Bibby is on his travels again, this time following the line of that mighty earthwork that stretches 177 miles ''from sea to sea'' along the old border between England and Wales?Offa's Dyke, built by the very first self-styled King of the Angles, the fearsome 8th century King Offa. Join Bob on an extended pub crawl as he walks the... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Special Offa
  • Bob Bibby is on his travels again, this time following the line of that mighty earthwork that stretches 177 miles ''from sea to sea'' along the old border between England and Wales?Offa's Dyke, built by the very first self-styled King of the Angles, the fearsome 8th century King Offa. Join Bob on an extended pub crawl as he walks the... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
  • Glyndwr's Way
  • Guidebook to Glyndwr's Way, a mid-Wales long-distance National Trail of 135 miles taking 9 days to walk, and 2 days (and 29 miles) to complete the loop down the Offa's Dyke Path to create a circular trail. It loops west from Knighton via Machynlleth to Welshpool and covers quiet hills, forests and rolling countryside. Read more
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Netherlands
2014
  • Glyndwr's Way
  • A complete guide to walking Glyndwr's Way National Trail. This guidebook divides the 135 mile trail into nine day stages, starting at Knighton and ending at Welshpool. After day 4 there is an optional ascent of Pumlimon Fawr, which will require an extra day. Days 10 and 11 follow the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail for those who prefer a... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2014
  • Glyndwr's Way
  • A complete guide to walking Glyndwr's Way National Trail. This guidebook divides the 135 mile trail into nine day stages, starting at Knighton and ending at Welshpool. After day 4 there is an optional ascent of Pumlimon Fawr, which will require an extra day. Days 10 and 11 follow the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail for those who prefer a... Read more
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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
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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De Zwerver
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
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