Today we headed to the Forest of Dean with the intention of riding our bikes, we loaded up the car and picked up a picnic on the way, on the outskirts of Whitecroft just outside Lydney, heading towards The Forest of Dean on the road from Tescos to Clearwell we were greeted by carpets of blue blazing out from the trees, the bluebells were highly evident from the road, we stopped in a layby and entered the woods, it was beautiful… As we walked through a family of wild boar (7babies) ambled past us, it was a fantastic and unexpected treat….
I don’t think the photos need words, the beauty explains itself…
I probably took way too many photos…
Here’s how our walk in the woods looked….
It was a magical treat…
Alice Chain says
It was indeed 🙂
Cath Oliver says
How lovely! We are heading to Lydney at the end of the month for a few days- lovely place!
Thanks Kelly 🙂
Gorgeous photos…this is my neck of the woods, so to speak and I have yet to encounter a wild boar!
We’ve been very lucky and this is our 3rd encounter 🙂
Karen Smith says
beautiful pics, we do live in such a lovely place, but be couscous of the boar as they can be temperamental (after all they are wild animals) x karen
Absolutely Karen! We’ve come across them a few times before, we never approach them but stop and let them amble by, should they start to come in out direction we retreat smoothly and quietly.
Jean sterry says
what a day out you must have had if the photo’s are anything to go by.
Thankyou, it was a fantastic and very unexpected day, we were very lucky.
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I’d really like to visit-is there any chance you could mark on a screenshot of google maps where you parked? it would make it a lot easier to find for me!
Laura Porter says
Now added to the post. 🙂