Sports and Activities, Forest of Dean

As well as walking and cycling, here are a few of the many other Sports and Activities in and around the Forest of Dean, and under 20 mins away from the Deanwood Caravan & Camping Site:-

Golf Forest Hills Golf Club at Coleford, six miles away from our Forest of Dean Caravan & Camping Site, welcomes visitors to their course. Suitable for all abilities, and playable even in wet conditions.

Equipment and buggies / trolleys available to hire. Bar meals from the Clubhouse.

Fishing: Elton Carp Lakes, 8 miles from our Forest of Dean Caravan & Camping Site,

               Cannop Lakes, 4 miles from Deanwood Caravan & Camping Site;

               Lydney Lakes, 3 miles from Deanwood Caravan & Camping Site.

               Angling Tuition from Angling4acatch, Lydney.

Sulpture Trail Spot the different sculptures as you walk through the Forest of Dean.

Start at Beechenhurst Lodge, near to Speech House, approx. 4 miles away from our Forest of Dean Caravan & Camping Site.

Also at Beechenhurst Lodge is a Climbing Tower and Treetop ropes.

Archery arranged through Way2goadventures, www.way2goadventures.co.uk

Go Ape only ten minutes away from our Forest of Dean Holiday Caravan & Camping Site, in the beautiful Cannop Valley by Mallard Pike Lake. An easy cycle ride away, on country roads and forest tracks.

Canoeing & kayaking Canoes and kayaks can be hired by the hour, half day, or full day from several companies operating on the

River Wye, such as Way2goadventures www.way2goadventures.co.uk

Gorge Scrambling, Rock Climbing and Team Building events with inspire2adventure.co.uk

 


Paintballing Forest Combat, nr Coleford, 9 miles from our Forest of Dean Holiday Cottages.
 
Archery Tag at www.hillsidebrewery.com
 
4 x 4 Offroad Adventure at Whitecliff Quarry, 7 miles from our Forest of Dean Holiday Cottages.
 
Nordic Walking arranged through Way2goadventures, www.way2goadventures.co.uk
 
Surfing Ride the Severn Bore! The Severn Bore is especially spectacular with the Spring and Autumn high tides, particularly when combined with a full or new moon. Ride it or just watch it where the river narrows at Newnham on Severn or Westbury on Severn.
 
Swimming at Whitecroft Leisure Centre, Lydney, 3 miles from our Forest of Dean Caravan & Camping Site, also Bathurst Open Air Lido pool in Lydney is open in the summer.
 
Extreme Sports Several companies aim to get the adrenelin pumping! -  
Redhill Extreme Bike & Board Centre,  at Elton, 8 miles from our Forest of Dean