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Ceri Forest

Ceri Forest

Ceri Forest

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Block Wood is an upland conifer wood adjacent to the Kerry Ridgeway long distance path. There are three trails that start from this wood.

Cider House Trail (1.5 miles, 2.5 kilometres)

A short, gradual climb which rewards you with spectacular panoramic views and a chance to see the impressive earth works of Cross Dyke and Two Tumps.

Kerry Pole Trail (2 miles, 3 kilometres)

A level walk on forestry tracks and through fields which takes you to the Kerry Pole and gives great views to the Vale of Kerry and beyond.

Two Ditch Trail (5 miles, 8 kilometres)

This car park and picnic site is the Natural Resources Wales access point for the Kerry Ridgeway. It is situated off the B4368, three miles south of the village of Kerry.

The OS grid reference is SO 149862.

There are additional car parks at Cider House Farm and two other locations. The Cider House Farm car park is managed by Powys County Council and is the main starting point for the Kerry Ridgeway.

Public Transport:

The nearest train station is in Newtown.

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

There are three waymarked routes that start from Block Wood car park, They all follow the Kerry Ridgeway. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

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Contact

Enquiries

0300 065 3000

Address

Nr Newtown,
Ceri,
Powys,
UK

Directions

Plan route to Ceri Forest (NRW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 148864  Lat: 52.46963 Long: -3.25543

Kerry is the nearest town or village.

From the Welshpool-Newtown road (A483) take a left at the first roundabout, follow the A489 to Craven Arms. After approx 3 miles you enter the village of Kerry, proceed through the village, turn right onto B4368. Follow the road for approx 3 miles this will take you past Block Wood, continue along this road until you come to The Anchor Inn. At the crossroad take a left turn and follow this road until you come to the crossroads (approx 1.4 miles), turn right here onto the Kerry ridgeway and the car park is 500 metres on the left.

OS Grid Reference: SO192874

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

There are three waymarked routes that start from Block Wood car park, They all follow the Kerry Ridgeway. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

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