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Parkhurst Forest

#7 of 21 things to do in Newport Features Animals
Forest Road, Newport PO30, England
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Good walking

The forest is good for bird watching and there are great walks there. Also good for picnics dog... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
maureengibbs1
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
beautiful walks

this is a real haven of escape .. you can lose yourself anongst the trees and following interesting... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
bikerdave2016
,
Preston, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
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“red squirrels” (12 reviews)
“dog poo” (4 reviews)
“dog walking” (3 reviews)
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Forest Road, Newport PO30, England
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The forest is good for bird watching and there are great walks there. Also good for picnics dog walking etc.

Thank maureengibbs1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is a real haven of escape .. you can lose yourself anongst the trees and following interesting paths to your hearts content and if you are lucky you will spot a red squirrel

Thank bikerdave2016
Reviewed 13 February 2017

great walk/run/job. whatever u want to do u will love it at the forest..one thing I hate is the amount of dog poo there.. please pick up your dog poo if you go..

1  Thank MrsRight01
Reviewed 19 January 2017

having moved to the island approx 4 months ago we have been exploring all there is to see- altho we have already been coming over on holidays over the past 10 years. the forest was very nice- we followed the trail to the squirrell hide...More

1  Thank Gita G
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I really enjoyed our visit to the parkhurst forest. We found the red squirrel hide and decided to come back in dawn/dusk one day to have better chances of seeing them. Some of the walkways were a little bit overgrown with plants...More

Thank Alygar21
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We made it to the Red Squirrel Hide; unfortunately, the squirrels weren't co-operating. A good place for a ramble.

Thank Osipovich
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A family walk through the forest with the possibility of seeing a red squirrel brought us to parkhurst forest. Ugh, a good walk spoilt. Dog mess a big problem, I'd read this on an earlier review but didn't think it could be as bad as...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I used to live right next door to this place. Was down for a weekend wedding and managed a half hour walk through a small section for old times sake :) It's a proper old forest. Not huge but plenty of space to get lost...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

we enjoyed a lovely walk through the woods there are some large wooden carvings, there are also red squirrels about so you maybe luckey enough to spot one

Thank latus74
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Walk dog up forest kids love it nice walk come sun or rain Lots of stuff to look out for but if you have children watch they don't play hide and seek like mine have

Thank Carol K
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