Robinswood Hill Country Park

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible toilet
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Braille
  • Dog Friendly
  • Drop-off Point
  • Family Friendly
  • Public Transport Links

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651 ft) above sea level.

  • – Green flag award site
  • – Countryside walks with extensive views across the Severn Vale, the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds.
  • – All-terrain mobility scooter hire available
  • – Wildflower meadows, woodland and wildlife
  • – Way-marked trails
  • – Play area
  • – Timber sculptures
  • – Café
  • – Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust headquarters
  • Main entrance and car park at Reservoir Road.
  • Pedestrian access from Reservoir Road, Fox Elms Road, The Butts, Stroud Road, Juniper Avenue and many more.
  • Bus routes 9, 62 and 63 run along Stroud Road (St. Barnabas), route 1 along Baneberry Road (The Butts) and route 7 along Finlay Road (Trinity Baptist Church).​

For more information please see our Robinswood Hill leaflet (PDF, 1 MB) ​.

A Country Park since 1972 Robinswood Hill provides a fantastic countryside experience on the doorstep. As well as traditional meadows it is also home to woodland, traditional orchards ponds stuffed with wildlife. It is steeped in history with flint flakes dating back to the Neolithic period as well as quarries and historically important wells. Geologically the site is important (it is an outlier of the Cotswold Escarpment) with the quarry being a Site of Special Scientific Interest displaying strata from the Jurassic period.

There are many way-marked paths around the hill, dogs are welcome, but cycles and motorised vehicles of any sort (including drones) are not permitted.​

The city council works closely with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust delivering a series of events and educational experiences themed around natural history.

The Hill has a very active Friends group with volunteering opportunities through them and Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust ​.