Coleford Milkwall and Parkend Railway Path
This short cycling and walking path follows the disused Coleford Milkwall and Parkend railway from Coleford to Parkend. You will head into the peaceful Forest of Dean passing Milkwall station and the disused Darkhill Ironworks on the way. The route links with National Cycle route 42 with more details on the Forest of Dean Family Route.
Also nearby is the fascinating Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail where you'll find a lovely walking trail taking you to a collection of high-quality, contemporary sculptures in a beautiful woodland setting.
Coleford Milkwall and Parkend Railway Path Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Coleford Milkwall and Parkend Railway Path Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Coleford Milkwall and Parkend Railway Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Coleford Milkwall and Parkend Railway Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Just to the north of the route there's the tranquil beauty spot at Cannop Ponds and the lovely Speech House Walk to explore. The circular trail takes you around the Speech House Inclosure, visiting the picturesque Speech House Lake, the lovely Cyril Hart Arboretum and Spruce Ride where you'll find a nice wide track suitable for cycling. Near here you can also visit the Speech House Hotel and enjoy afternoon tea in the 17th century former hunting lodge.