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Top Walks at Mallards Pike

Located in Gloucestershire, get ready to explore England’s largest oak woodland at Mallards Pike, Forest of Dean.

Managed by Forestry England, there’s no better place to indulge in the benefits of the great outdoors.

So lace up your hiking boots and let’s discover the natural beauty and adventure that Mallards Pike has to offer.

The Soudley Circles Walks 

A group of circular walks.

Between Mallards Pike and Soudley Ponds, The Forest of Dean Ramblers have three circular walks each three miles in length. These routes include climbs and an array of breathtaking views. Choose to combine the trails into a pleasant ten mile hike, or tackle just one for a gentler stroll. Grab the ramblers routes, leaflets and maps here.

Trail Length - 5km (3 miles) 2 hours
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Mallards Pike path 

Not waymarked

A pleasant and gentle stroll on a lakeside path that's surfaced for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Stop and soak up the scenic landscape with the several benches dottet along the way to enjoy the scenery.

Trail length: 0.8km (½ mile) 30 mins
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Wenchford Link Trail 

Mallards Pike to Wenchford.

A scenic trail following a stoned forest road linking Mallards Pike to Wenchford, the popular summer picnic. This trail runs through woodland rich in relics of its industrial past.

Trail Length - 3km (1.8 miles) 1 hour
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Blackpool Brook Trail 

A great spot for relaxing.

A short woodland walk through the trees around this popular picnic site. The trail runs on a hard surfaced path adjacent to the Blackpool Brook and then on to a track above the picnic site.

Trail Length - 1km (0.6 miles) 30 mins
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