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Walking trails

Family enjoying a woodland walk.

Beechenhurst Lodge has several walking trails to choose from, all passing through the fantastic oak woodland of the Cannop Valley. 

Due to the nature of the area, there will be some slopes to walk up or down making the walks unsuitable for most pushchairs and wheelchairs.

Information on the walks is available on a display board at the Lodge, alternatively maps and leaflets can be purchased on site from Beechenhurst Cafe.

Wild boar do roam the area, please keep dogs under close control at all times and do not approach the boar.

Beechenhurst to Speech House Link Path
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An unsurfaced path linking Beechenhurst to Speech House Woodlands car park
Beechenhurst Trail
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The Beechenhurst Trail is a waymarked 8 mile circular ramblers route in the Forest of Dean which can be started from Beechenhurst Lodge.
Sculpture Trail
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The famous Sculpture Trail features pieces by famous artists set in beautiful woodland surroundings in the Forest of Dean.
Last updated: 2nd August 2016

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