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

 

 
Attractions:

Monmouth to Ross on Wye

  • Symonds Yat Rock
    Nationally famous viewpoint with seasonal peregrine falcon viewing platform run by the RSPB in association with the Forestry Commission.
  • 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, ...
  • Market House Heritage Centre
    17th Century sandstone market house containing details of the history of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.