"WYE VALLEY" Top 5 Page for this destination Herefordshire by Acirfa

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Symonds Yat

Designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, the Wye valley surrounds a 72 mile stretch of the River Wye stretching from Chepstow to Hereford, straddling the borders between England and Wales, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire

The area offers much to do: whether walking the long distance footpath of Offa’s Dyke or the Wye Valley walk, cycling along forest tracks in the Forest of Dean, canoeing on the River Wye, or quad biking over rough terrain.

There’s also the historical, such as Monmouth and Chepstow to the hysterical such as my attempts at rock climbing, there’s gentle River cruises or the much more acceptable pastime with liquids of beer drinking in some of the prettiest pubs in England.

The scenery can be breathtaking as the area has ancient woodlands on the valley sides which create a haven for wildlife. However from this huge menu of options we chose to visit two monuments and spend the rest on foot walking the river-Oh, and standing on a rock…..

  • Last visit to Herefordshire: Nov 2006
  • Intro Updated Nov 15, 2006
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  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2008 at 6:52 AM

    What a beautiful area!

  • TheView's Profile Photo
    Dec 18, 2006 at 2:26 PM

    Like Jo ... beautiful photos and page. I am sure it would be nice with some good food and beer after a long days walk ;-)

  • jo104's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2006 at 7:24 AM

    What a beautiful page well narrated Mike, I hear you have your own personal photographer ;-) hope Donna let you have a pint after all that walking!!

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