Forestry Commission logo

Discovery Pass

Discover the
freedom of
the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with an annual Discovery Pass


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Forest Xplorer running on iPhone and Android devices

Walking trails in Cardinham

Cardinham is famed for its walking trails, from easy routes for beginners to longer walks that include steep valley climbs and fanastic views.

 Enjoy setting off on one of the four routes below.

Callywith Wood Walk
  • Moderate
Follow this trail and you will be taken on a stroll along good tracks with gradual slopes.
Lady Vale Walk
  • Easy
This is a picturesque all ability route, so everyone should be able to enjoy it including those who visit with wheelchairs or pushchairs.
Lidcutt Valley Walk
  • Moderate
This is a long loop leading off the Lady Vale Walk for those who wish to stretch their legs.
Wheal Glynn Walk
  • Hard
This is a short walk starting from Lady Vale Bridge leading up to the old lead and silver mine of Wheal Glynn. The old engine house and chimney can still be seen through the trees.

Be a forest hero

Get the latest news, information & offers

Sign up for our emails


OS Grid ref: SX100667

Get directions


West Forest District

Family activities

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedForest Stewardship Council certified

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.