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

 


Ross-on-Wye to Hereford

  • Hereford Cathedral
    Built by the Saxons, destroyed by the Welsh, rebuilt by the Normans and now home to the World's largest chained library of medieval books and manuscripts and the internationally renowned Mappa Mundi - a unique 13th Century World map. ...
  • Capler Camp
    Impressive ramparts of Iron Age hillfort with impressive views over the Woolhope Dome. Excavations have revealed fragments of boar tusk and possible grave sites.
  • Nupend Wood
    Herefordshire Nature Trust reserve of ancient semi-natural woodland on a steep sided limestone ridge, The south facing slopes of the ridge are flower and butterfly-rich meadows
  • Lea and Pagets Wood
    Ancient woodland reserve owned by the Hereford Nature Trust. Dominated by oak and ash, the woodland was harvested by coppicing and two 19th Century limekilns show that quicklime was manufactured. Springtime bluebell display ...
  • The Old House
    A preserved 17th Century 'Black and White' Herefordshire building in the heart of the city. Family hands-on activities on the ground floor.
  • Common Hill
    Small Herefordshire Nature Trust limestone grassland and old orchard reserve. Notable for butterflies, orchids, glow worm beetles, cowslips in Spring and the small herd of Dexter cattle grazing the hillside. ...
  • Market House Heritage Centre
    17th Century sandstone market house containing details of the history of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley
  • Waterworks Museum
    A working museum bringing the story of drinking water to life. Features displays of engines, pumps and equipment (many of them working) spanning the period from the industrial revolution to the close of the 20th Century. ...