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Explore Dymock Woods
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 5/5)

Wild Daffodil

An Ancient Woodland Site of 506 hectares (1214 acres) approximately half of this area is conifer, mainly Norway Spruce and Douglas Fir.

The remainder of the wood comprises broad-leaved trees, largely Oak and Beech.

The woods are noted for their show of spring flowers, in particular the Wild Daffodils.

The whole area is home to a variety of plants and animals, both common and rare. Particularly rich in fauna and flora are the Nature reserves within the woods, namely the SSSI and ASNW (Ancient Semi-natural Woodland).

What do other visitors say?

Hi, is this wheelchair accessible at all? If so is there a disabled parking area by the entrance please?

Also is it possible for dogs to run free, in these woods?

Thanks you very much

A Willims, 10/Aug/2015

There is wheelchair access around the gate by the Ross Golf Club parking area and by the Kempley car park entrance. There are no specific all ability access waymarked trails although the forest road network is good for powered wheelchair users. The area is suitable for dogs off lead that are under control but the owner should be aware that there is wildlife about and a motorway (fenced) running through the woods.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Fabulous safe place to walk, run and ride with gravel pathways and forest trails. Just off the M50 motorway brilliant for those travellers enroute to and from Wales to exercise their legs and those of their best woof friends!

Anonymous, 17/Apr/2015

Thank you

Forestry Commission Response

I want to know accessing the woods by car is there a car park near by or is it safe to leave the car on a road or village

Sam Pratten, 6/Apr/2015

There is a car park by Kempley and another free car park by Ross Golf Club at the other end of the road. You can park in Forestry Commission laybys but please DO NOT block gates/entrances.

Forestry Commission Response

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What's Here?

  • Horse riding
  • Picnic
  • Walking

Location

OS Grid ref: SO678284

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Contact

West England District
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0300 067 4800
westengland@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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