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Shaw Forest Park

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Great links to cycle ways

Wanted somewhere safe to take my young children for a bike ride and Shaw Ridge proved a very good... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Tom_Blancmange
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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Dog walks

This area is a good facility for dog walkers and it’s fine for a short stroll but there’s not much... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Dilly4472
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 Aug 2018
“Great links to cycle ways ”
20 Aug 2018
“Dog walks ”
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Wanted somewhere safe to take my young children for a bike ride and Shaw Ridge proved a very good option. Easy to access the old railway line and from there you can explore around Swindon without having to go on roads. Also easy to access...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This area is a good facility for dog walkers and it’s fine for a short stroll but there’s not much here of interest and the signage when walking along the paths is very poor. Loads of small tracks weave around but easy to become disorientated....More

Thank Dilly4472
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Links north and west Swindon cycle tracks and walk ways. A few trees a couple of small trail walks nothing spectacular. Try lydiard or coates.

Thank garethh97
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This forest is only very young ,maybe in ten years it will feel more like a forest . Ok to have a walk or have a bike ride even take your dog for a runaround .

Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Took my two dogs to Shaw Forest Park for a walk. The woodland paths are lovely although they look like they could be very muddy if it has rained. The grass area is huge and other dog walkers and families were enjoying the space. Did...More

Thank 12Trish12
Reviewed 7 April 2018

My friend and I went for a walk - lovely area with wildlife. We've often come across baby bunnies! This occasion we came across 3 salivating dogs tied to a post whilst 3 lads carried a dead baby deer over the fence. As we approached...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Perched very close to Sprawling West Swindon is a nice open park area , with a small forest surrounding it. Nicely maintained with good car parking if required. Ideal area to Chill out with some nice views.

Thank steve-smith13uk
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Green open space perfect for strolls, walking the pooch or just sitting around and enjoying the view! Love walking around here and the residents of the West Swindon ward are fortunate to have such a lovely space available to them... links with the old railway...More

Thank Elliot K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Good for dog walking with free parking. Always nice to get some fresh air on a weekend before lunch.

Thank Conrad R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

what a lovely hidden gem, i never knew it existed, saw my first weasel here and its perfect for the photgroper who like to take pictures of nature, its a beautiful spot well done SBC.

Thank Gail C
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