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Mallards walking trails

Part of the All Ability Access path around Mallards Pike Lake. Forest of Dean

Whether you'd like a short lakeside stroll or a more strenuous hike into the Forest, Mallards is a great starting place for your walk.



Adidas running trail
  • Easy
A 5km running trail on the forest's stone road network
Mallards Pike Path
  • Easy
The path around the lake has a surface suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Mallards Pike to Wenchford Link Path
  • Moderate
This linear route connects Mallards Pike Lake to Wenchford picnic site.
Pluckpenny Trail
  • Easy
A waymarked circular walk using the short cut route of the running trail.
Soudley Circles Walks
  • Moderate
A series of 3 mile Ramblers' routes

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