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Woodland walks lead from the picnic area where there are seats overlooking the Wye Valley

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


The Whitestone area offers visitors the opportunity to relax in beautiful surroundings with stunning views of the Tintern and the Wye Valley below, the dramatic Cleddon Falls as well as picnic benches, barbecue facilities and a unique children’s play area. 

Beautiful mature oak and beech woodland with large Douglas Fir and other mixed broadleaves. Bargain Wood lies adjacent to a section of the famous Wye Valley Walk. Visitors to the site can enjoy pleasant walks that take in a number of fantastic views across the Wye Valley.

See our 12 Easy Walks guide, with walk 2 featuring a circular walk around Whitestone and taking in Cleddon Falls.


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Whitestone Walk Car Park

NP16 6NF
O/S Ref: SO 525030

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From the village of Tintern follow signs for Catbrook and Trellech at junction adjacent to the Wye Valley Hotel. Travel approx two and a half miles along this road to junction with Whitestone Car Park opposite. Follow forest road up to main car park and picnic site.Tintern Parva and Chepstow are the nearest towns or villages.

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