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Forest of Dean Group

We are the Forest of Dean Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

From Lydbrook we ascend to the old tramway and then into the fields to the outskirts of Ruardean. A steep climb then takes us to the Beacon in Ruardean Hill. The route returns to Lydbrook through the Forest and on the former railway. If bad weather is forecast please check the group website (fodramblers.org.uk) to confirm that the walk is going ahead
Sunday, 18 February 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Starting point

Grid reference:
SO 59620 16971
Nearest postcode:
GL17 9NN
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Start time:
10:00 am

Lower Lydbrook Car Park (by the river - GL17 9NJ) £1 charge

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking