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Type of Website: Forest

'Walking is the very best way to see the Forest and appreciate the unique heathland landscape and its wildlife. The Board of Conservators have produced a Forest wide map to help you find y ...
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Category Wealden

'The National Pinetum is the world's best conifer collection and a beautiful place to walk in all seasons. It's great for healthy outdoor activity in a beautiful setting, Bedgebury is in a ...
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Category Rother

'The forest opened in 1961 and covers 75 hectares along the south bank of the River Lagan. There are a number of historic sites within the forest, including the Norman motte, which dates back to th ...
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'The A482 (Lampeter to Llandovery), the A40, and the A485 (Lampeter to Carmarthen) encompass the forest. There are numerous roads that lead to Brechfa Forest, and Abergorlech and Brechfa are small ...
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Category Carmarthenshire

'Tree-felling has opened up the views on the first part of the walk, and you really feel on top of the world as the path swings round the scarp edge. The return is through the dappled shade of mixe ...
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Category Scarborough

'Our forest is on the north end of Bute, near to the Colintraive-Rhubodach ferry terminal. You can see red and roe deer, a whole variety of fungi, protected bird species, archaeologicial sites, a W ...
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Category Buteshire

'Chase Heritage Trail ... Fairoak Trail ... Route to Health Sculpture Trail ... Sherbrook Trail ... Sky Rainforest Rescue Discovery Trail'


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Category Cannock Chase

'The 7 ½ miles (12 km) of routes through the forest are mostly earth paths with some loose gravel sections. There are gentle slopes along the burn; elsewhere there are some steep and very steep slo ...
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Category Fife

'All the trails start from the Lakeside Car Park and take in many of the key points of interest including the Annesley Garden and Arboretum (a mixture of informal and formal design with terraces, f ...
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'The public are welcome to visit this area on foot. There is a waymarked walking trail in Drumcairne Forest. Walkers can use the forest roads in other blocks.'


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Category Mid Ulster

'First-time visitors can enjoy a great circular walk: The fully-accessible Hill 99 viewpoint trail meanders through the quiet pine forest to a "squirrel’s-eye" viewpoint in the tree tops. Or, for j ...
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Category Nairnshire

'The hills of this previously mined area have been transformed into peaceful forests with impressive views. It is difficult to imagine that some of the surrounding hillsides were slag heaps with ha ...
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Category Caerphilly

Trails for everyone 'Easy going, all abilities, play and adventure or peace and quiet, we have the trail for you.'


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Category Ryedale

'Do take care when exploring the 4 ½ miles of trails here, as there are some uneven surfaces and very steep slopes.'


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Category Fife

Delamere Forest 'includes 972 hectares (2,400 acres) of mixed deciduous and evergreen woodland, making it the largest area of woodland in Cheshire'.


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'The forest, which is of national and international conservation importance, with two thirds designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation, provides a great vi ...
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Category Epping Forest

'An attractive, varied woodland drapes the hillside between Fauldhouse and Harthill, covering ground that was once at the heart of the local coal mining industry. The ponds and trees are home to a ...
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Category West Lothian

'Established in 1947; the park boasts tranquil valleys encompassed by heather-clad hills, rugged rock faces, burns cascading down magestic slopes and the forest, moorland and lochs rising up to the ...
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'Glenariff Forest is home to many animals of conservation concern, most notably red squirrel, hen harrier and Irish hare. There are several walking trails through the forest which give spe ...
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'Located only an hour south of Edinburgh, Glentress Peel in Glentress Forest is the gateway to Tweed Valley Forest Park.'


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Category Peeblesshire

Way-Marked Trails 'A range of trails start from the finger post in the main car park. They give the visitor the chance to enjoy the Park’s natural flora and fauna at its best. All the trai ...
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'A Forest of the Future 'In 200 years, it will stretch over 160 square km at the heart of Scotland’s Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. This unique landscape-scale project is one ...
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Category Stirlingshire

'Guisborough is a great place for a family day out. If you climb the heights of Highcliff Nab or Hanging Stone on a fine day you will be rewarded by fantastic views over Teeside and the coast.'


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[1] Butterfly Trail - - - : [2] Discovery Trail - - - : [3] Mamhead Trail - - - : [4] Raptor Trail - - - : [5] Tree Trail - - - : [6] Challenge Trail


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Category Teignbridge

'The walking trails will take you right into the heart of the forest for some spectacular wildlife watching opportunities. Early morning walkers may spot roe deer feeding, adders basking on rocks o ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'Hatfield Forest is the best surviving example in Britain of an almost complete royal hunting forest. It has seen many owners, from kings to commoners. No other forest on earth evokes the ...
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Category Uttlesford

'The Woodland Trust completed the purchase of Heartwood Forest on 30th September 2008. The Trust had been searching for a large scale woodland creation project for a number of yea ...
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Category St Albans

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Category Ashford

'Coed Llandegla Visitor Centre and Trail opened to the public in 2005 and now welcomes in excess of 100,000 visitors every year. Coed Llandegla Forest covers 650 hectares and was planted i ...
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Category Denbighshire

Briefly described are: [1] Magho Cliffs Walk - - - : [2] The Lough Navar Lakes Walk - - - : [3] Correl Glen Nature Reserve - - - : [4] Blackslee Waterfall Walk


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'The forest includes some broad leaved trees but is largely made up of pine trees. Until recently the forest was managed with a continuous cover policy by United Utilities but of late larg ...
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Category Cheshire East

‘Before public ownership, Parkanaur Forest was part of the Burgess Estate. The enclosed herd of white fallow deer, the house and gardens are attractive features for many visitors who come he ...
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Category Mid Ulster

'The Forest is home to a variety of wildlife including jays, sparrow hawks, wood pigeons, red and grey squirrels, foxes and badgers.'


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Walks classified by Length and by Area: '1. Sherwood Forest walks north – walks in Clumber Park and the Dukeries ... 2. Sherwood Forest walks centre – walks in the Heart of Sherwo ...
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'Follow the Seashell Trail along the dunes for sea, sand and seals, or explore deeper into the forest where roe deer and red squirrels live. Take the path to the west to reach tranquil ...
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Category Fife

'The long term aim is to connect the open spaces throughout the Thames Chase Community Forest for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The volunteers are starting with walks between the Vis ...
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Category Havering

'200 square miles of The National Forest have been transformed through the planting of millions of trees (8m by October 2012) and the creation of many other valuable habitats ... Whilst mo ...
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'These walks are also suitable for those who are less able and for pushchairs and buggies as they are on gravel tracks. Map reading is not required, just follow the wooden posts with the coloured m ...
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Category New Forest

'Waymarked walking trails start from these parts of Ystwyth Forest[1] Gogerddan Woodland - - - : [2] The Arch - ...
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Category Ceredigion

'Take a walk in a secluded woodland, picnic by a glittering loch or feel the wind rush by your ears as you tackle a new mountain biking trail ... '


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Category Scotland

'You can walk in any of our woodlands and forests, so why not get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air? ... '


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Category Forests

Download from the Website PDFs of Forest Trails Maps for about a dozen forests across Northern Ireland.


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Category Northern Ireland

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