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.


Blaize Bailey

Blaize Bailey is a viewpoint near Soudley Ponds overlooking the River Severn

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


Abenhall Church - St Michaels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Hilston Park

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Monmouth Church - St Mary's Priory

Extensively rebuilt in 1737, with only the original tower and redesigned spire retained, it was considered to be too small by nineteenth century standards and underwent major renovations in 1881.

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Chepstow Park Wood

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Devil’s Pulpit

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


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


Nagshead Nature Reserve

Natural World in or near Parkend


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Clearwell Church - St Peter's

History and Heritage in or near Clearwell