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Explore The Cyril Hart Arboretum
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.7/5)

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?

5 Stars 5 Stars

I was delighted to find this is a safe haven for dog walkers . There are multiple places non dog lovers can walk throughout the forest if they dislike dogs, but this is one of the few places dogs can run free without danger of contact with boar or disturbing roaming wildlife. I have never witness dog mess and everyone I have seen is respectful of other users, but if you dislike dogs this is not the walk for you!

R, 24/Oct/2015
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Visited the arboretum on Saturday 10th October 2015 what a gret experience due to a serious stroke his yeR I am currently a wheelchair user who wlalks a bit then get lined the fret

It wS a gret place to visit and being local we will do it again too niw xx

Clare oage, 10/Oct/2015
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
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