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Walking Route:8 Wentwood to Gray Hill at Cadira Beeches car park, Wentwood

Walking Route, free entry

View from Gray Hill

View from Gray Hill

View from Gray Hill

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Address

Usk Road, Wentwood,
Monmouthshire,
NP15 1NA

Contact

MonLife

Details

The route starts at the Cadira Beeches car park and follows the road down to Foresters Oaks picnic site, from where it climbs steeply up to the top of Gray Hill. It then drops down into the Castrogi Brook valley and follows the brook upstream before entering Wentwood Forest from the east. The route then follows forestry tracks to Five Ways before looping around to the north and returning back to Cadira Beeches.

Points of interest include the views from Gray Hill and its standing stones, the ancient forest of Wentwood.

Walk Route: Wentwood - Gray Hill - Wentwood

Duration: 4.5 hours

Miles: 8

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 4 out of 5
Technicality 3 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 705
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 on walk.
Refreshments No public toilets or other facilities available on walk.

Prices

Free entry

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Directions

See location of Cadira Beeches car park, Wentwood on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: ST 422948  Lat: 51.64932 Long: -2.83597

Parking: free

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