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The Royal Forest of Dean is approximately 120 miles
west of London (via the M4), 65 miles from Birmingham
(via the M5), and approximately 35 miles from Bristol
to the centre of the forest.
Birmingham International Airport, a gateway to Europe
and the USA is within 90 minutes driving distance.
Directions to the Forest of Dean are prominently signposted
on the M5 (Gloucester exit), and the M4/M48 (Chepstow
There are regular train services to Gloucester from
all parts of the country. A local train service runs
from Gloucester to Lydney and Chepstow, and from Newport
and Cardiff to Lydney.
National Rail enquiries on: (0845) 7 48 49 50
The following web sites also provide useful information:
National train timetables and tickets
National train timetables and railway information
- Check traffic and plan your route