Category: Reports of our Guided Walks

  • St David’s Day Walk.

    St David’s Day Walk.

    As CSMA (now named Boundless: ) enters it’s 100th year, on a chilly but mostly dry morning, fourteen of the guests taking part in a Boundless Rally at Whitemead Park, Parkend joined our guide on a Forest walk . Frank Edwards, the founder of CSMA would surely be delighted that people are still enjoying […]

  • Boxing Day Walkers

    Boxing Day Walkers

    Despite the unreliable weather, Boxing Day walkers from Speech House Hotel enjoyed a morning stroll before returning for their fabulous Christmas weekend. The walked started from Speech House Hotel, spent a short time in the Cyril Hart Arboretum before exiting back to the woods. They then zig-zagged around the access road called Spruce Ride, taking […]

  • Spring is here.

    Spring is here.

    Above Cuckooflowers near the river Lyd. The arrival of Spring and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions has led to the first guided walk of 2021. Two visitors to the Forest were shown around the woodlands on a beautiful, sunny Spring day. The walk was partly to aid research into the area in preparation for book […]

  • Brighton U3A walk in the Forest of Dean

    Brighton U3A walk in the Forest of Dean

    Dean Valley Manor 18 members of Brighton U3A visited the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean on a walking holiday. They chose to stay at Dean Valley Manor (formerly Lindors). Our guide was asked to find a flat walk in the Forest so a walk around the Speech House woods was devised for them. Woorgreens […]

  • Whitemead Guests on a 9 mile circular walk.

    Whitemead Guests on a 9 mile circular walk.

    More than 20 guests from Whitemead tackled a 9 mile circular walk from Parkend on a beautiful Spring day. An unusual sight was encountered at the Parkend Beech (tree) where a small Ash sapling is growing from a bole in the Beech tree. With a perfect temperature for walking, the walkers tackled the ascent from […]