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Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

3.25 miles

Trail is currently open


This is the longest of our way-marked trails and explores the depths of the forest, through mixed woodland along forest tracks, narrow paths and past majestic old oaks and through a wide range of habitats as well as the Wyre arboretum.

An accompanying Z-fold map is available from the Forest cafe.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

First time we have walked in the Far Forrest. The route was easy to follow and it was a pleasant easy walk in the sunshine. We were surprised at the number of dogs running off lead especially as there were lots of children (some very young ) around as it is the summer holidays, and some dogs were not being controlled particularly well. Also, noticed that there are no bins along any routes for responsible dog owners to put foul into, so no wonder there is so much dog mess along the route. Just a few of bins would make a big difference

Anonymous, 19/Aug/2014
5 Stars 5 Stars

Fantastic day today doing red trail very easy to follow, no map needed, beautiful trails only downside far too much dog poo everywhere!!!! Took our 5 & 8 year old they loved it

Anonymous, 29/Jun/2014
3 Stars 3 Stars

Is a hard-copy map of the main (colour-coded) trails available? I live locally and know the forest reasonably well, so I can get by, but this would be very useful for visitors from further afield (and even for me!)

Andy Harley, 18/Jan/2014

Yes, there is a trail map availabe to but from the Forest Cafe, Bewdley Tourist Information Centre, Bewdley Outdoors and Hopleys Campsite. The map shows all 3 waymarked walking trails and the family MTB cycling trail. The map is also available to view by downloading the Forest Explorer Free App from iTunes or Android.

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