GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Highnam Woods - Maidenhall

1 miles (2 km)

Follow the 2km nature trail through this pretty RSPB reserve near Gloucester and Maidenhall. There are nice woodland paths where you can look out for a variety of bird species including theLesser Spotted Woodpecker, Marsh Tit, Nightingale, Song Thrush, and Spotted Flycatchers. Also look out for woodland butterflies such as white admirals and white-letter hairstreaks.
The Wysis Way and the Gloucestershire Way both pass close to the reserve so there is scope for extending your walk along one of these long distance paths.
If you head a mile to the east you will come to the lovely Highnam Court with its beautiful gardens, lake and 17th century grade I listedcountry house.

Highnam Woods Postcode

GL2 8AA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Highnam Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Highnam Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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Photos

Nature Trail through Highnam Woods - geograph.org.uk - 591260

Nature Trail through Highnam Woods. One of several wide grassy trails through deciduous woodland.

A Sunday afternoon yomp through Highnam Woods-8 - geograph.org.uk - 1066398

A Sunday afternoon yomp through Highnam Woods on theForest of Dean Sculpture Trail. A dog poses next to the impressive woodcarving "Birdman of Highnam" for Peter Jones.

Highnam Woods RSPB Nature Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 139666

Highnam Woods RSPB Nature Reserve. Bird feeding area quite close to the car park in this 300 acre (119 Hectares)nature reserve which boasts a 1.5 mile nature trail.

A Sunday afternoon yomp through Highnam Woods-9 - geograph.org.uk - 1067972

A Sunday afternoon yomp through Highnam Woods. With one of the many birdboxes dead centre.

Bridleway between Bulley and Highnam Woods - geograph.org.uk - 592006

Bridleway between Bulley and Highnam Woods The bridleway passes through a field at this point towards a narrow gate. The field is dominated by two mature trees which are very close to each other. The nearer is an oak and the trunk of the ash can just be seen.

The end of the road in Highnam Woods - geograph.org.uk - 591265

The end of the road in Highnam Woods

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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