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Walking Route:18 Monmouth King's Wood

Walking Route, free entry

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18 Monmouth Kings Wood

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Drybridge Community Nature Park,
Rockfield Road, Monmouth,
NP25 5AS




This route starts with a walk through Drybridge Community Nature Park, then across Vauxhall Fields to Ancrehill Lane. After crossing Rockfield Road it continues across several fields to join the Offa’s Dyke Path as it climbs up into King’s Wood. You turn left off the national trail at a crossroads and continue to the edge of the wood on a broad track. There are good views as you leave the wood and descend to Monmouth through farmland.

Points of interest include views towards the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.

Please see PDF below for route map

Walk Route: Monmouth - Vauxhall Fields - King's Wood - Monmouth

Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

Miles: 6

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 Cattle Market Car Park, Monmouth
Refreshments Café in Bridges Community Centre Shops, cafes and pubs in Monmouth town centre


Free entry


See location of 18 Monmouth King's Wood on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 502126  Lat: 51.81047 Long: -2.72255

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport


Pay & Display car park at Cattle Market. Public toilets in car park.

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