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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?

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.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

a great walk with lots of autumn colours to see, great landscape and the length just perfect!!!

Mark Peplow, 12/Nov/2013
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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Wildlife
  • Osprey Watch - Public Viewing of the first breeding wild ospreys in England for 150 years. Open May to August annually
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OS Grid ref: SO 750 740
Postcode: DY14 9XQ

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Chris Mansell
Recreation Ranger
01299 266302
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