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Walking Route:7 Golden Valley Shirenewton

Walking Route, free entry

Golden Valley

Golden Valley

7 Golden Valley Shirenewton

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Shirenewton Recreation Ground,
Earlswood Road, Shirenewton,
NP16 6QP


Matthew Lewis


A 2.3 mile walk from the village of Shirenewton.

On leaving the village of Shirenewton the route follows open pasture down the Golden Valley which made up Shirenewton golf course for some years. It then enters the mature woodland of the Dinham Valley where a castle once stood. The return to Shirenewton rises through further woodland, interspersed with open fields - remember to turn and enjoy impressive views out to the Severn Estuary. Points of interest include the remains of Dinham Castle and views over the Severn Estuary.

Walk Route: Shirenewton - Dinham Valley - Shirenewton

Duration: 1 - 1.5 hours

Miles: 2

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 3 out of 5
Technicality 2 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 155
OS map Ordnance Survey Map: OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL14 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
Toilets No public toilets or other facilities available
Refreshments The Tredegar Arms offers food and drink, and parking for customers


Free entry


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Map reference: ST 477936  Lat: 51.63941 Long: -2.75658

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport

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