From the South:
M5 J15, M4 South Wales. J21, M48 Chepstow. Over Severn Toll Bridge, J2 and at roundabout take 3rd exit then at next roundabout take 3rd exit A48 Gloucester. Through Chepstow, Woolaston, Alvington and Aylburton. At miniroundabout, first exit to Lydney. Pass Tesco on right, second left, through Whitecroft and Parkend. Turn right at T-junction. Next left to crossroads. Turn right onto B4226, venue 500yds on left.
alternatively M4 junction 22 A466 – and North East – Gloucester – take the A48 to Lyndey. Take the B4234 north to Parkend – left turn from South, right turn from Gloucester. At ‘T’ junction in Parkend turn right and follow the road for approximately 2 miles where Mallards Pike will be located on the left hand side.
From the North:
M5, J11, A40 past Gloucester and towards Ross-on-Wye stay on dual carriageway and DO NOT turn off at the lights to Newent. Next roundabout turn left onto A48 Chepstow, through Minserworth and Westbury-upon-Severn, under railway bridge, right turn at Elton petrol station, through Littledean. At mini-roundabout turn right and up steep hill. Near the top take left fork and down the big hill. A few miles on, pass The Speech House Hotel on left. Down hill, around S bend, venue is on right. Follow signs to our car parking.
alternatively M50 to Ross on Wye B4234 through Lydbrook, cross A4136 next left on B4226 to Speech House Hotel, turn right and follow the road to its end, turn left at ‘T’ junction – Mallards Pike 0.5 miles on the left.
From the West:
A4136 from Monmouth through Staunton. Follow the road to B4234 sign posted right to Lydney then see North above.
The majority of the trail will be forest road – a hard rolled dirt surface. However as much grass will be available as possible. Dog boots, which should not be needed, should be available as a means of coping with last minute adverse weather/trail conditions.