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


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, the Royalists eventually surrendering after the castle was pounded by 'Roaring Meg' - then the World's largest canon.Facilities: New café, shop and toilets opened Spring 2007. Parking and information panels.
Opening Times: 7 days a week March to October. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday November to Feb. Closed 24-26 December and Jan 1
Entry Fee: Admission charge
Distance from the Walk: 2km
Map Number: Explorer OL14
Phone: 01600 890538