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Cannop Ponds (Coleford)

Cannop, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16, UK, Cannop, United Kingdom


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Wideangle (20-35mm)

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100

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Cannop Ponds is a popular picnic site. It offers a large flat grassed area close to the car park and next to the ponds.
The ponds themselves are picturesque and are home to lots of wildlife including mandarin ducks, swards and dragonflies. the top pond is a wildlife trust nature reserve. The lower two ponds are fished by Yorkley Angling club.
The family cycle trail passes by the car park and picnic area.

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  • Transparent Visitor center: westengland@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

  • Transparent Phone Number: +440300 067 4800

  • Transparent Opening Hours: 8am - 5.00pm

  • Transparent Entrance Fee: Free

  • Transparent Nearest food: A mobile catering unit is on site daily in the Gloucestershire school holidays from 11am - 4pm and every weekend throughout the year. Silvia Davis Refreshments serve hot food and drinks plus cold drinks, snacks and ice creams. Specials include Wild boar sausage or Venison sausage on a fresh long roll.
  • Transparent Nearest Airport: Gloucestershire Airport (GLO)
  • Transparent Parking: yes