Sights of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover our Sights of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

You don't need to spend money to have fun!  Find one of the many viewpoints overlooking the Wye to take the best pictures.  Take your tea to a picnic site in the heart of the Forest.  Learn about our history and heritage or simply walk and enjoy nature.


Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre

Beechenhurst lies in the heart of the forest, and is a great place to start your adventure. Discover the Sculpture Trail, play area, cafe, shop and climbing tower.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


The Severn Bore

One of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena

Natural World in or near Westbury-on-Severn


The Kymin

When Admiral Lord Nelson visited the site in 1802 he described it as one of the most beautiful places he had ever seen.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Monmouth


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


St Teilo's Church in Llantilio Crossenny

The Church of St Teilo is the parish church of Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire, "An unusually grand cruciform church", with an Early English tower crossed by a Decorated chancel.

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Dark Hill Iron Works

History and Heritage in or near Coleford


Mitcheldean Church - St Michaels & All Angels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye

The church of St Mary the Virgin stands on one of the highest points in the town and the spire can be seen for many miles around; it is one of the largest churches in Herefordshire.

History and Heritage in or near Ross-on-Wye


Chepstow Park Wood

Chepstow Park is a large block of woodland with both mature broadleaf and conifer species

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Dymock Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Lydney Harbour

History and Heritage in or near Lydney