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

 

 
Attractions:

Chepstow to Monmouth

  • Abbey Mill
    Originally the mill site Tintern Abbey, now a complex of shops, a coffee shop and restaurant and headquarters of the Wye Valley Craft Association all in former mill buildings
  • 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 ...
  • Whitestone
    Forestry Commission Wales picnic site and play area with loop walks and a range of viewpoints down to the river. Walk continues to Cleddon Shoots where Wordsworth is believed to have written his: "Lines Written a Few Miles above ...
  • Chepstow Bookshop
    Town centre (St Mary's Street) bookshop with online shop including range of walking, outdoor pursuit and local history books
  • The Stables Craft Centre
    Artists studios featuring work by individual painters, frame and picture restorers, printmakers, photographers and conservators. The studios are open to visits from the public for demonstrations of technique and sale of some ...
  • Parva Farm Vineyard
    Small hillside vineyard specialising in still and sparkling Welsh wines, mead and country wines.
  • Old Station. Tintern
    Railway station café and railway carriages featuring local history exhibits and tourist information on a site offering riverside walks, model railway rides, organised family activities, circle of legends wood carvings and ...
  • Tintern Abbey
    Ruined abbey founded by Cistercian 'white' monks in 1131 with backing from the Norman Marcher lords. Remarkably complete abbey church rebuilt in the later 13th and early 14th Centuries. Became the richest abbey in Wales controlling ...