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Savernake Forest

Off the A4, Marlborough, England
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Leisure visit to Savernake Forest

Savernake forest is a lovely place to visit with lots of nice walks , try to avoid bumping into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marlborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ancient forest with picnic tables, BBQ areas & toilets

This is such a beautiful, ancient forest tucked away on the outskirts of Marlborough. I have been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calne, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“oak trees” (4 reviews)
“dog walking” (3 reviews)
Off the A4, Marlborough, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Savernake forest is a lovely place to visit with lots of nice walks , try to avoid bumping into the nut case of Savernake ( lord cardigan ) he will argue with his own shadow !! The forest also has a picnic area and camping...More

Thank chris_a_ward
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful, ancient forest tucked away on the outskirts of Marlborough. I have been here a lot over the years and it really is a great place with so much you can do such as walks, BBQ, picnic tables, cycling etc. A...More

Thank geebeee13
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Parked by a lovely, grassy area with picnic tables and then walked for four and a half hours and saw no one after first 20 minutes! The ancient trees were so awe inspiring, and there were many more than just the named ones. Although a...More

Thank Tnporter
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great sites to have picnic.... Well looked after routes, even when it rains the trees will give you cover.... Bikes are good here for easy riding and exploring... Great for dogs I've never had issues with other dogs not being in control (unlike other places)...More

Thank Hywel D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Spoilt by the huge amount of dog faeces everywhere. Would be great for families if dogs were excluded, but can't recommend because of the health risk.

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Savernake Forest, has lots of tracks and pathways for taking the children or the dog out for a walk, lovely Bluebells when you go in the right season and overall a great place to go with the whole family. A beautiful hidden gem and fabulous...More

1  Thank wrightjw1
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Postern Hill campsite over Easter and loved walks in the forest. Loads of trails to explore, dens to build and miles and miles of off road exploring. Loved it!

1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect place to spend some time with the family and walk the dog. There are many different walks and you can discover hidden monuments and different species of trees deep into the forest. There are picnic areas and a large open space...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A charming old forest with lots of walks and opportunities to get off the beaten track.However a main road runs through the forest and this is very busy with speeding motorist's so beware dog owner's .

Thank stephaniejones523
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

One for all nature lovers and easily accessing from the M4 or A4 roads but this is not for cars park up in the forest and just get walking...always something to admire with stunning natural colours that change through the year...get a picnic and enjoy...oh...More

1  Thank St4ontour
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Lisa C
10 May 2017|
Response from Derek F | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up, you can book if you like but esier to turn up early...
6 November 2016|
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Response from Halbred | Reviewed this property |
So sorry not to have got back to you when you asked the question. I'm new to Trip Advisor and only just discovered the correspondence options. I guess it's now too late but if not, there is plenty of parking at the Postern... More
Linda E
23 July 2015|
Response from Linda E |
Having had no replies to my query, and having had a great night's sleep at the New Inn, I can confirm that there was not a problem with traffic. Lovely place to stay.