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

 

 
Attractions:

Monmouth to Ross on Wye

  • 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 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Symonds Yat Rock
    Nationally famous viewpoint with seasonal peregrine falcon viewing platform run by the RSPB in association with the Forestry Commission.
  • Wyedean Canoe Hire
    Canoe hire, camping and outdoor equipment shop with adjacent campsite