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Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

Speech House Road, Coleford GL16 7EG, England
+44 300 067 4800
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Sculpture Trail

Pleasant walk with some nice sculptures and scenery on the way. Although map and locations... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dgyido
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Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Loved this trail

A good walk, quite long but not over strenuous as no big hills. Very interesting and there's a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trish S
,
Exeter, United Kingdom
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The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail is a unique outdoor collection of 18 sculptures. We are open all year round, dawn til dusk, and entry is free of charge. The route is 4.5 miles long, and is sited in the beautiful Wye Valley region. A map is available for sale in the Forestry Commission shop at Beechenhurst Lodge.
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  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Speech House Road, Coleford GL16 7EG, England
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+44 300 067 4800

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pleasant walk with some nice sculptures and scenery on the way. Although map and locations sometimes not to scale, not difficult to find and actually a nice little challenge. Pathways wide, open and easy to walk on. Only criticism is that some sculptures now being...More

Thank dgyido
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good walk, quite long but not over strenuous as no big hills. Very interesting and there's a good cafe and toilets. More poo bins would be good so responsible doggy owners didn't have to carry "the bag" most of the way round!

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to do the trail over 2 days as we have a young puppy and it was too much in one trip. The first was on a Sunday and the place was heaving, understandably with young families. This is partly because the gruffalo trail and...More

Thank Pickyfoodie12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited many times as my sister lived in lydney. I was informed by her that many scenes from Star Wars was filmed there. It is an amazing place and if you're quite you may see wild boar running around.

Thank Drumgod1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for a walk, whether alone or with a family. There's plenty of parking and different walking routes to follow. Signage was simple enough. I just wish it was a bit easier to find specific sculptures. The map we had only...More

Thank L0ves2Trave1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were caravanning nearby so came here mainly to give the dog a good run around, but also hoping for an interesting walk. Well the dog enjoyed it, but I think there are far more picturesque areas in the forest to walk, and as for...More

Thank Joelsmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walks of various lengths and some interesting sculptures, great for dogs as well, great little cafe there also to replenish your first.

Thank djsidan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read a few leaflets suggesting it was a good place to visit. Parking was plentiful and there was a good cafe. We went for the long walk with our map of where to find the sculptures, What a disappointment, lots of them were missing...More

Thank magsBournemouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A family member had previously been to the Sculputr trail many years ago, and we thought we would go and see what it is like now. The sculptures are a little warn (apart from the new ones) and there are a couple that we couldn't...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area for the weekend and decided to walk the Sculpture trail, we parked in a free parking car park and made our way to the cafe first to pick up a sculpture trail leaflet. We walked all the sculptures and found...More

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faraway2015
23 April 2015|
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Response from Sculpture T | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The landscape of the Cannop Valley is steep and rough surfaced in places. We recommend you discuss your access requirements / queries with the Forestry Commission on the below contact: West... More
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sanwat
23 March 2015|
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Response from Sculpture T | Property representative |
Hi, there are lots of choices for places to eat and drink near to the Sculpture Trail. Very close by in walking distance is the Speech House Hotel, in cycling distance the Rising Sun in Moseley Green, or the Woodman or... More
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