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

 


Ross-on-Wye to Hereford

  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Market House Heritage Centre
    17th Century sandstone market house containing details of the history of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley
  • Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
    Museum of Hereford life together with gallery exhibiting art and crafts.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...