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

 

 
Attractions:

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 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 ...
  • 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
  • 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. ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.