Frequently Asked Questions

about the National Forest Way

Frequently Asked Questions about the National Forest Way

We try to provide answers to the most common questions people may ask about the National Forest Way here. If you can’t find the information you are looking for please contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

What is the National Forest Way?

Is it suitable for all walkers?

How long is it?

How long will it take me to walk the whole Way?

Where can I start my walk?

What will I see?

Where can I get maps of the Way?

Why are the waymarkers different colours?

What do the different coloured arrows on the waymarkers signify?

Can I bring my dog?

Where is The National Forest?

Are there places to stay close to the National Forest Way?

Can you get to the National Forest Way by public transport?

Are all paths on the Way Public Rights of Way?

What is a "permissive path"?

Can I ride a bicycle or a horse on the National Forest Way?

Is the National Forest Way suitable for wheelchair use?

Who should I contact to report any problems I find when I'm out on the National Forest Way?