Vale Trail 8 - Magical Forest Walk

Magical Forest

Information:

  • Start Point: Forestry car park, north of Welsh St Donats. Grid ref: ST031768
  • Cowbridge and the Rural Vale
  • Vale Trails,Walking
  • Free admission
  • Doggy friendly

Walk-eight-logoThis circular walk typifies the best of inland Vale of Glamorgan: rich and colourful landscape, large areas of native forest, pretty villages, and a series of impressive views of the coast, nearby towns and city.

Hensol, Pendoylan and surrounding area: 7miles

Highlights include the mixed deciduous and conifer forest which gives the walk its name, home to the beautiful and pure Pysgodlyn lake. Historic Pendoylan village provides a welcome spot for some refreshments before heading uphill to take in the best of the views, including part of the Cardiff city skyline in the distance.

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Magical Forest Walk

 

Circular walk with rich and colourful landscape, large areas of native forest, pretty villages, and a series of impressive views of the coast, nearby towns and city.

 

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Vale Trails 1-10

This is just one of a series of walks that will take you on a walking adventure accross the Vale of Glamorgan. Check out the other walks in this collection below.

Vale Trail 1  - Ogmore by Sea Walk

Vale Trail 2 - Coast & Lighthouse Walk

Vale Trail 3 - Celtic Crosses & Coast Walk

Vale Trail 4 - Park & Seaside Walk

Vale Trail 5 - Coast & Pier Walk

Vale Trail 6 - Salmon Leaps Walk

Vale Trail 7 - Haunted Field Walk

Vale Trail 8 - Magical Forest Walk

Vale Trail 9 - Iolo Morgannwg Heritage Walk

Vale Trail 10 - Ewenny & Spring Flowers Walk

If you'd like a copy of the full set of Vale Trails walks leaflets, contact us  today and we'll send you a set.

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