Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open 8:00am daily.

Closing times:
November to February: 5:00pm
March: 6:30pm
April: 8:00pm
May to August: 9:00pm
September: 7:30pm
October: 6:30pm

How to find us

How to find us
New Fancy View Point , Lydney
Sat Nav Postcode: GL16 7EL
By Car

From the B4226 Coleford to Cinderford road, turn South onto the minor road at the Speech House. New Fancy is two miles along the road to the East (left-hand) side just before a T junction.

OS Grid Ref
SO 628095

51.783240977496, -2.5393009185791

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at New Fancy. 

Facilities and access

Picnic area

Contact details

Discover stunning views of the Forest of Dean at the New Fancy View Point, located near Cannop

Formerly the site of the New Fancy coal mine, come and see the spectacular views that the old spoil heap now provides. The viewpoint is an ideal place to watch birds of prey soaring above the woodland.

Other features that you can explore at New Fancy include the Geomap, a map you can walk on showing the underlying geology of the forest with mines and quarries marked out, plus the 'Roll of Honour' Sculpture. The 'Roll of Honour' sculpture, visible from the car park, was installed in 2005. 

There is easy access to the Family cycle trail, at Cannop Cycle Centre, from the car park.

 

 

At a glance

  • Links to the Family cycle trail 
  • Viewpoint 
  • Sculpture
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