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

 


Monmouth to Ross on Wye

  • 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
  • Kingfisher Cruises
    40 minute river cruises including a full commentary about local history and river trade. Join boats at their mooring by The Saracen's Head.
  • The Amazing Hedge Puzzle
    Maze, museum of mazes and puzzle shop
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.