Lying close to the village of Soudley in the Forest of Dean, west Gloucestershire, Soudley Ponds (grid reference SO662112), also known as Sutton Ponds, comprise four linked man-made ponds lined in succession through the narrow Sutton Valley, and surrounded by stands of tall Douglas Fir. It is a 7.04-hectare (17.4-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest notified in 1984.Make Soudley Ponds a centerpiece of your Soudley vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Soudley travel planner.
The site is listed in the 'Forest of Dean Local Plan Review' as a Key Wildlife Site (KWS).
Soudley Ponds reviews
Fantastic scenery and very enjoyable walk. Plenty of spots for a picnic. Ample little lay-bys for parking. And all for free. more »
What a lovely day we had here. Easy flat walk from the carpark. We took a picnic and a picnic blanket and found a nice shady spot over looking the pond, sat a while and enjoyed watching ducks... more »
Been many times tranquil only a few people there just watch out for wild boar after dusk
Lovely lake, perfect for a short walk with kids and grandparents. Desperately needs some picnic tables though
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