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

 


Monmouth to Ross on Wye

  • Merrivale Wood
    Ash, oak and wild cherry ancient woodland reserve owned by the Herefordshire Nature Trust. Set on a steep slope above Ross on Wye, the reserve is notable for birds, Autumn fungi and Spring bluebells.
  • 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. ...
  • The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo
    Tropical butterfly zoo
  • 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
  • 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 ...