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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

3.25 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

The Buzzard trail is the longest of our way-marked trails and explores the depths of the forest through beautiful mixed woodland.

Autumn colour in Wyre forest arboretum.The trail takes you along forest tracks and narrow paths, past majestic old oaks and through a wide range of habitats, as well as the Wyre Arboretum. Follow the red way markers from the Wyre Cafe.

The trail is very popular with runners, and uses a network of tracks and roads of varying surfacing with some steep inclines and declines, so it's great for a true cross-country trail run!

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

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Had a lovely walk enjoyed the arboretum,great day out.

23rd August 2016

Ann and Colin, 24/Aug/2016

Every time I go to Wyre Forest it seems to get more decimated. It looks a mess! Large tractor tyre tracks, fuel canisters, no wonder the wildlife suffers. No care is taken to manage the forest sympathetically as far as i can see. Please can someone sort this out!

Anonymous, 17/Jan/2016
1 Star 1 Star

We did the Buzzard walk, but it was so muddy, up to our knees and very unkept with very large tyre tracks making it very hard to walk. There was shooting going on, which was very loud and frighten my dog. We walk all year round in the Forest of Dean and the paths are never that muddy. Not an enjoyable walk!

Anonymous, 28/Dec/2015
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Postcode: DY14 9XQ

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Chris Mansell
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