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Blustery walk from Huntley to the top of May Hill. Well signposted, well kept footpaths, some steep... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Windsor, United Kingdom
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What can be said in words that discribes this central focal point to the Gloucestershire... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Stephen C
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Blustery walk from Huntley to the top of May Hill. Well signposted, well kept footpaths, some steep sections, rewarded with amazing views and an air of tranquility at the top. A number of nicely situated benches at the top, on one of which we had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

What can be said in words that discribes this central focal point to the Gloucestershire countryside. The views on a clear day cover three county's a special place of worship for many a country lover.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Getting to May hill is interesting as the country roads around Newent are often just wide enough for more than one car but only sometimes but that is generally true of many country roads. After an interesting country drive through woodlands you will arrive at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views from this national trust managed area. Beautiful deciduous woodland. Car parking area not large.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Brethtaking views ,loads to do and see 8 miles from Gloucester And 6 from Ross on wye. Has all that the Forest of Dean has to offer..

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful short walk up the hill to enjoy views in all directions. A great place to watch the sky and see the sunset. The circular walk takes you through lovely woods. Bring binoculars!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

We just got back from our 2nd visit to this area and stayed at Lavender Cottage again - this time the weather was glorious and we had a fantastic time exploring the woodland, lanes and had some excellent meals out nearby. Lavender Cottage has the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Haven't been up may hill for years but went for the sunrise Easter service and it was beautiful. Absolutely love it, so peaceful and such a good view. The sunrise made it extra special

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

been there many times over fourty years, almost timeless beauty spot unchanged by current upheavals in england and its landscape. always rewarding to have a pint or two at the glasshouse on the walk back.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

My husband & I have just spent 4 nights at Lavender Cottage which is situated at May Hill Farm near the top of May Hill. It is a fantastic location and base from which to explore the area on foot or by horse. Guests can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 15, 2018|
Response from skiant2016 | Reviewed this property |
It will probably take you 20-25 minutes to get from car park at bottom to the trees if you walk steadily. First bit slightly steep but if you are in good health it shouldn’t be a problem and is well worth it.
June 4, 2017|
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Response from MalcolmAB | Reviewed this property |
Postcodes only apply to postal addresses. Nobody lives at the top of May Hill. However, May Hill Farm is about 350 Metres west of May Hill and the postcode there is GL17 0RF