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Prior's Wood

Caswell Lane, Portbury, England
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sort of secret

Not sure I want to share this beautiful lonely place. There is no dedicated parking so get there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bookworm451
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London, United Kingdom
beautiful area to visit and walk dog

beautiful spot. we parked in the layby in portbury village and walked up into the woods. it was a... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Melissa R
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“bluebells” (4 reviews)
“woods” (4 reviews)
“stream” (2 reviews)
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Caswell Lane, Portbury, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure I want to share this beautiful lonely place. There is no dedicated parking so get there early and be considerate.

Thank bookworm451
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

beautiful spot. we parked in the layby in portbury village and walked up into the woods. it was a very hot day and the woods provided wonderful shade. we had never visited before so ended up spending 2.5 hours wandering the paths. we saw a...More

Thank Melissa R
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A great place to see the blue bells in spring. Quite a hike from the road, but well worth the effort.

Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Its difficult to judge the best time this year - we went Mid May and they were still there in quantity BUT darkening so I guess about another 10 days left/end of May.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Can't beat prior woods when the bluebells are out stunning,paths are well marked but don't forget your camera

Thank chmusar
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We've made Priors Wood a bit of an annual tradition! The blue belle's are just something else in the height of season (Late April-May) so many great photo opportunities! The Priory pub is a great spot for a drink afterwards too!

Thank Verity H
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

For starters, if you are visiting this wonderful phenomenon then please park sensibly and with consideration for the villagers. There is no designated parking for visitors and laybys are for vehicle passing, not parking. The woods are accessible from Caswell Lane in the village and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday walk About 3 miles past the priory and through some lovely woodland Do go in the rain as can be very muddy Great views over the seven and South Wales A great way to walk off a meal

Thank Marcus P
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a wonderful woodland in which to see wild bluebells in April and May. You can park at the end of Charlton Drive and walk down through the woods or at Portbury and walk up into the woods. There is a beautiful slope covered...More

Thank Martin H
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grahamhart79
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Response from JohnWilson1949 | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed there is - it comes out by the entrance on CASWELL LANE but hurry they're starting to turn.
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