Sunday, 18 February 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
Start time 9:30
9 miles / 14.5 km
Meadows, ancient woodland, streams, bridges and stiles on this early spring walk with some of the iconic 'Three Castles' mixed in.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
Start time 10:00
10.5 miles / 16.9 km
This walk will be an opportunity to escape from our usual mud, and maybe see aspects of the city you haven't seen before. A red deer park, street art, naval history, the merchants' quarter, Cathedral, wonderful views from the top of Cabot tower, a walk through colourful houses, the Observatory and Suspension Bridge.
Sunday, 25 February 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
Walk along the Wysis Way up and over the Wilderness then we leave the way at Steam Mills and loop all the way to Longhope picking up the Way at the Nags Head to face the climb up and over heart break hill (a bit north east of it). Completing the circuit by walking back into Mitcheldean.
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
Walking down along the ponds over Bradley Hill to Blakeney Hill, over to Two Bridges, returning by Foundry wood
Sunday, 4 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
Follow E. I. Williams sign and turn onto track in front of Doward Park Camp site, car park 100m on right. A wander through woodland nature reserves with lots of caves and some new rocky view points, a short stretch of the River Wye, and an iron age hill fort.
Saturday, 10 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
9.5 miles / 15.3 km
Ascending Llangnidr mountain by a gentle route with coffee at a hidden waterfall (depending on weather) and a picnic lunch at the Chartist Cave. The walk passes Neolithic burial cairns and shake holes, then returns via farmland.
Sunday, 11 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
8.5 miles / 13.7 km
Rumours of holding camps for slaves and convicts; raging furnaces smelting iron, copper and lead; the first water fuelled wireworks; cottages shaken by quarry blasting; trains steaming through to transport the products of all this thriving industry - we'll explore the dark history of today's scenic idyll.
Thursday, 15 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
7.6 miles / 12.2 km
walk up to Newland, across to the Kymin and back via the old railway track
Saturday, 17 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
A fairly gentle route along the Henry Vaughan Walk and Taff Trail with a moderate ascent over Tor y Foel. After spectacular views we return along the canal and pass a heronry where the herons may be nesting, the Talybont Lime Kilns, and the Star Inn. We will stay low if high winds or poor weather.
Sunday, 18 March 2018 (Group: Forest of Dean)
10 miles / 16.1 km
This circuit takes us out to Taynton to pick up the Wysis Way, over May Hill ending up at the Nags Head Longhope. There we leave the Wysis Way and make our way back to Huntley Church.