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

 


Ross-on-Wye to Hereford

  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • How Caple Court Gardens
    Edwardian gardens featuring formal terraces, yew hedges, roses, lily ponds and a sunken Florentine garden. Walkers and cyclists welcomed.
  • 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. ...
  • 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
  • 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. ...
  • Brockhampton Church
    Unusual thatched Grade 1 listed 'Arts and Crafts' church designed by architect William Lethaby and featuring the Burne Jones tapestries made in the workshops of William Morris.
  • Hereford Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery
    Museum telling the story of cider-making in the country still responsible for producing half the nation's cider. Presses, cider cellars, tools and the famous Hereford Pomonas - books illustrating cider apples and perry pears ...
  • 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. ...