Nagshead Nature Reserve, Parkend, Forest Of Dean

Map ref. SO607085. Nearest post code GL15 4LA.

Latitude N.51:46:25 (51.773582) Long. W.-2:34:16 (-2.571057)

M4 & M48 East to Chepstow.

At the Highbeech roundabout take the third exit (RIGHT) signposted Chepstow & Gloucester A48.

Follow the A48 through Chepstow & then on towards Lydney. It is approx. 9 miles from Chepstow to Lydney.

You will pass through Wibdon, Stroat, Brookend, Woolston, Alvington & Aylburton. After Aylburton you will come to a roundabout signposted Lydney & Coleford (B4231) & also A48 Gloucester. Take the first exit for Lydney.

After 0.8 miles Turn left onto B4234 Forest Road towards Parkend. This is the left turn 80 yards after a level crossing. Follow this road for approx. 3.5 miles through Whitecroft & then onto Parkend

Enter Parkend and at the Parkend Station of the Dean Forest railway take left onto Fountain Way signposted Coleford. When you come to a give way sign take the left fork to continue towards Coleford.

After approx. 600 yards you will see a sign for Nagshead Nature Reserve on your right.

Turn right up wide forest track to top. Park by lodge.  


Nice walk, but how do I get there?

Well you should go to the Tregare Street meeting point, be early we leave promptly.That way you can car share with others. But if you need instructions to get to the walk start point this page may be where you can find them.

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