Forest of Dean is one of England's most ancient woodland areas
and is a beautiful place to visit whether walking, cycling
or pony trekking during all four seasons. In the winter it is
nice to make the first footprints in the snow. Spring and summer
are good seasons to walk or cycle along the miles of paths spotting
wild deer, snakes, wild boar, badgers and other forest animals.
The forest hosts a wide variety of bird life, including woodpeckers,
owls and nightjars.
between the Wye
Valley and the Seven Valley and a short drive from the historic
market town of Ross-on-Wye,
the Forest of Dean, offers wonderful scenery, caves,
lakes, ponds and view points such as Blaize Bailey with its
views over the River Seven, Yat
Rock with stunning views over the River Wye and May
Hill. The Forest of Dean is England's largest oak forest
and is a National Forest Park.