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image for Walking Route item type24 Wells and Springs at Trellech

Route Overview

This route heads out of Trellech on the Tintern road. Forest tracks then take you past Cleddon Bog and through Ninewells Wood to join the road through Catbrook and on to Ninewells Farm. Footpaths and lanes lead to Cleddon Shoots, from where you return past Cleddon Hall, along the path to Cotland and the lane to Trellech.
It is a generally flat walk that makes use of woodland cart tracks and open heathland.
Points of interest include Cleddon Hall where Bertrand Russell was born. Cleddon Shoots waterfall and a variety of ancient wells and springs.

Please see PDF below for route map.

Route Information

Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Navigation 1 out of 5
Technicality 1 out of 5
OS map OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL14 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
Toilets No public toilets
Refreshments The Lion Inn is near the church in Trellech.

Route Details

Number of stiles: 5
Number of wall ladders: 3
Lanes, woodland tracks and some field paths.

Route Essentials

Duration: 2.5 hours

Miles: 5

Trellech

Trellech

24 Wells and Springs at Trellech