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Return to childhood playground.

My wife was brought up in the Forest of Dean and wanted to return to where she played as a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
David C
,
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Good walking

This is an ideal place for families, young children while we were there were having great fun... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
nigelmiller682
,
Tadley, United Kingdom
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“all ages” (2 reviews)
“paddling” (2 reviews)
“ducks” (3 reviews)
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Cannop Valley, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My wife was brought up in the Forest of Dean and wanted to return to where she played as a child. It was a lovely day we walked around 2 of the ponds very nice busy with walkers, cyclists and picnickers. Could not find any...More

1  Thank David C
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is an ideal place for families, young children while we were there were having great fun paddling in a small safe stream. Lots of space for picnics with tables or just open space. very enjoyable walks round the ponds and also walks in the...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Cannop Ponds in the Forest of Dean the other day as I love to take photographs & we picked the lakes, I went with my OH & young son, it was a beautiful & the walk round the lakes was peaceful & just...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

An excellent area to walk around . Well marked walks and the variety of habitat means a good selection of bird life and Ferrell boars.

Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Myself, my husband, my 73 year old mum and 6 month old puppy walked around the ponds. The track was very flat and it was very peaceful and tranquil. The forest setting against the ponds and the ducks and swans made it a lovely walk....More

Thank BOSAngel
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We go back to Cannop Ponds on a regular basis as luckily we live 15 mins away. Always something to see, this year I saw my first nest full of swans eggs while the pen was off the nest - magic! Often see my favourite...More

Thank Reetx
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We walked the dog around the ponds at cannop, children rode their bikes on the lovely tracks. Really nice afternoon, very tidy and we came across some rangers that were very friendly

Thank Debbie J
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Spend your time building dams, paddling in the water, exploring the woods, enjoying a picnic, walking around the pond (lake), watch the wildlife. A beautiful spot in the middle of the forest. Really enjoyed spending time here, building dams and paddling with the children (boys...More

3  Thank tmm01
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Free car parking off the B4226 between the Speech House and Broadwell. Easy walking around a couple of lakes. Sit on a bench and watch the wildlife.

3  Thank AnonymousAgain
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Ade-H82
16 June 2018|
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Response from FC-Ranger | Property representative |
There are no plans to install toilet facilities at Cannop Ponds, the nearest toilets are located a short drive or uphill walk away at Beechenhurst.
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