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Walking Route:17 Buckholt Wood - ROUTE CLOSED

Route Overview

ROUTE CURRENTLY CLOSED

A pleasant circular walk through woods and farmland with lovely views over Monmouth and to the Black Mountains.
The route heads out of the town centre following the River Monnow initially, then climbs steadily to enter Buckholt Wood. After leaving the wood and crossing the Hereford Road it returns along a small river valley below English Newton Common to enter Monmouth on the Dixton Road.
Points of interest include views over Monmouth and the Monnow Valley. Buckholt Wood, where you may see fallow deer.

Please see PDF below for route map

Route Information

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 2 out of 5
OS map OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL14 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
Toilets Public Toilets in Agincourt Street, Monmouth
Refreshments Shops, cafes and pubs in Monmouth

Route Details

Number of stiles: 13

Paths through woodland and across farmland, tracks and quiet lanes. Some slopes.

Route Essentials

Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

Miles: 6

Snowdrops

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17 Monmouth Buckholt Wood
Welsh Dragon