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

 

 
Attractions:

Chepstow to Monmouth

  • Chepstow Bookshop
    Town centre (St Mary's Street) bookshop with online shop including range of walking, outdoor pursuit and local history books
  • Parva Farm Vineyard
    Small hillside vineyard specialising in still and sparkling Welsh wines, mead and country wines.
  • Tintern Abbey
    Ruined abbey founded by Cistercian 'white' monks in 1131 with backing from the Norman Marcher lords. Remarkably complete abbey church rebuilt in the later 13th and early 14th Centuries. Became the richest abbey in Wales controlling ...
  • Chepstow Museum
    Elegant 18th Century apothocaries house opposite Chepstow Castle which briefly became a girl's school and then wartime Red Cross hospital, before becoming a museum featuring displays of Chepstow life and industry, including salmon ...
  • 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 ...
  • Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre
    Canoe hire for trips down the River Wye
  • Eagles Nest Viewpoint
    Dramatic viewpoint platform with far-reaching views across the River Wye and over the Severn Estuary. Built on orders of the Duke of Beaufort and now managed by Forestry Commission Wales. Can be reached via the '365 steps' from Lower ...
  • Blackcliff Wood Camp
    Remains of Silure Iron Age hillfort on a wooded promontory overlooking the River Wye in the middle of Blackcliff Wood