Location of the Royal Forest of Dean


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.

England map
Directions to the Forest of Dean are prominently signposted on the M5 (Gloucester exit), and the M4/M48 (Chepstow exit)

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.

Towns and Villages in the Forest of Dean
(and larger maps)


Forest of Dean area map


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