The Wye Valley Walk A perfect mix of hill and river walking

 

 
Attractions:

Chepstow to Monmouth

  • Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre
    Canoe hire for trips down the River Wye
  • Chepstow Castle
    Perched dramatically on a crag above the River Wye, one of the earliest stone-built Norman castles in Britain and the centre of the medieval Marcher lordship of Chepstow. The castle was modified and developed in successive stages ...
  • Blackcliff Wood Camp
    Remains of Silure Iron Age hillfort on a wooded promontory overlooking the River Wye in the middle of Blackcliff Wood
  • Eagles Nest Viewpoint
    Dramatic viewpoint platform with far-reaching views across the River Wye and over the Severn Estuary. Built on orders of the Duke of Beaufort and now managed by Forestry Commission Wales. Can be reached via the '365 steps' from Lower ...
  • Monmouth Nelson Museum
    Home to one of the best collections of Nelson paraphenalia in the World including personal letters and some outrageous forgeries, such as his glass eye. Also a local history centre dealing with local life in Monmouthshire, the ...
  • Chepstow Museum
    Elegant 18th Century apothocaries house opposite Chepstow Castle which briefly became a girl's school and then wartime Red Cross hospital, before becoming a museum featuring displays of Chepstow life and industry, including salmon ...
  • Monmouth Castle and Regimental Museum
    Birthplace of Henry V. Castle was established by William fitz Osbern in the late 11th Century. It changed hands three times during the Civil War, witheld a short siege and was later largely demolished on orders from Cromwell, so not much ...
  • Parva Farm Vineyard
    Small hillside vineyard specialising in still and sparkling Welsh wines, mead and country wines.
  • Chepstow Bookshop
    Town centre (St Mary's Street) bookshop with online shop including range of walking, outdoor pursuit and local history books