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Symonds Yat West is on the Herefordshire side of the river and Symonds Yat East is on the Gloucestershire side. The only connection between the two banks are by the ancient hand ferries by which the ferryman pulls people across the river using an overhead rope, for a small fee. The only connection by road is the five mile trip upstream and over Huntsham bridge.

The boat crossing operates from outside the Saracens Head Inn public house in Symonds Yat East.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2011
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