Cinderford

Gloucestershire


Slow Ways linking Cinderford and Coleford, Gloucester, Lydney, Mitcheldean

Slow Way Route To do
Cinderford—Gloucester
Cinglo one Pioneer me Distance 22km/14mi Ascent 190m Descent 383m
Cinderford—Mitcheldean
Cinmit one Review me Distance 6km/3mi Ascent 175m Descent 113m
Coleford—Cinderford
Colcin one Double check Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 310m Descent 272m
Coleford—Cinderford
Colcin two Review me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent - Descent -
Coleford—Cinderford
Colcin three Review me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent - Descent -
Lydney—Cinderford
Lydcin one Double check Distance 14km/8mi Ascent 424m Descent 228m
Lydney—Cinderford
Lydcin two Review me Distance 15km/9mi Ascent - Descent -
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Cinderford, Wed 7 December

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Cinderford’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SO6582814027

Lat / Lon

51.82382° / -2.49721°

Easting / Northing

365,828E / 214,027N

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Latest Updates

Lydney—Cinderford

nichowes added Lydcin two, a new walk from Lydney to Cinderford

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On my revised route I have moved the line of the route out of private land and curtilage and onto a PROW....

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A great route which includes much of the character of The Forest of Dean as a place. This is a modification of Lydcin One that addresses some issues with the latter....

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Coleford—Cinderford

nsummers123 added Colcin three, a new walk from Coleford to Cinderford

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Coleford—Cinderford

nsummers123 added Colcin two, a new walk from Coleford to Cinderford

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Near Cinderford bus station you will find a mural celebrating the mining heritage of the Forest of Dean (photograph 8). North of Cinderford the route crosses a patch of heathland (photograph 7) on which I fancy I heard a nightjar in broad daylight - probably wishful thinking. Just before starting the steep descent to Mitcheldean, look out for the walled enclosure of "The Wilderness", a residential centre for Gloucestershire schoolchildren for more than 50 years (photograph 2). On the steep descent itself, it is worth pausing to take in the view of Mitcheldean in the foreground, with May Hill in the near distance and the Malvern Hills in the far distance (photograph 1)....

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Although quite a long route it definitely takes in the many aspects of the Forest of Dean - forest, lakes and woodland. The walk through the RSPB reserve has particularly beautiful woodland....

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Plenty of wildlife - swans and geese at the lakes and if you're quiet and lucky then deer and wild boar as well. In the nature reserve you may get to see some Highland Cattle as well....

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(1) long disused track overgrown and very boggy (2) path near quarry is fenced off I will be submitting two more alternatives for this route...

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Cinderford—Gloucester

Slow Ways added Cinglo one, a new walk from Cinderford to Gloucester

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Cinderford—Mitcheldean

Slow Ways added Cinmit one, a new walk from Cinderford to Mitcheldean

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Coleford—Cinderford

Slow Ways added Colcin one, a new walk from Coleford to Cinderford

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Lydney—Cinderford

Slow Ways added Lydcin one, a new walk from Lydney to Cinderford

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