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

 


Chepstow to Monmouth

  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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
  • Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre
    Canoe hire for trips down the River Wye
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...