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

 

 
Attractions:

Ross-on-Wye to Hereford

  • 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
  • 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. ...
  • How Caple Court Gardens
    Edwardian gardens featuring formal terraces, yew hedges, roses, lily ponds and a sunken Florentine garden. Walkers and cyclists welcomed.
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Market House Heritage Centre
    17th Century sandstone market house containing details of the history of Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley