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Explore The Cyril Hart Arboretum
(Average user rating: 3 unrated 3/5)

An ornamental birch tree the Cyril Hart arboretum. Forest of Dean

The Cyril Hart Arboretum is named after a local historian and forestry expert.

The collection started in 1910 and now contains 400 trees, 180 of which are "feature" trees.

There is a surfaced trail with level paths through half of the collection, making the arboretum ideal for pushchair and wheelchair users.


What do other visitors say?

1 Star 1 Star

I recently visited this wonderful arboretum, to my mind a sacred place, only to be disappointed by its use as a local dog walk. In the hour that I was there carloads of dog owners came to walk their dogs, the dogs were not on leads and not of the owners picked up their dog poo, consequently there was dog shit all over. Can something not be done to change this mentality and lack of respect? A bit of enforcement of good dog owning practices might help! Yours Truly

Brian Sheridan, 22/May/2015
5 Stars 5 Stars

my wife and I visit regularly and love the collection of trees which is quite wide ranging, informal and well labelled . I would describe it as a terrific asset to the forest.

Paul Knifton, 11/Oct/2013

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OS Grid ref: SO624118

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