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

 

 
Attractions:

Monmouth to Ross on Wye

  • Symonds Yat West Leisure Park
    Funfair, fairground, outdoor assault course and river cruises
  • 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 ...
  • Goodrich Castle
    An impressively complete medieval castle standing on a wooded hill above the Wye. Begun in the 11th Century by English thegn, Godric (hence the name) it later passed to Norman 'King Maker' William Marshall. In the Civil War it was beseiged, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wyastone Leys Estate
    Purpose-built classical concert hall running a biennial series of Summer concerts. Origin of Nimbus, the first UK company to mass-produce CDs
  • Dixton Embankment
    Gwent Wildlife Trust nature reserve created from limestone spoil during the building of a terraced buttress to the A40. Rich in limestone grassland plants including pyramidal orchids and bee orchids, as well as butterflies. ...