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.


Wenchford

Woodland walks, picnic and permanent BBQ facilities are available and free to use

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


May Hill

May Hill is the most familiar landmark for many miles around, with its near circular mound and the crowning clump of trees.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Newent


Soudley Ponds

A haven for wildlife and the surrounding paths are suitable for the less able and wheelchair users

Natural World in or near Cinderford


Whitestone

Woodland walks lead from the picnic area where there are seats over looking the Wye

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Dymock Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


Hilston Park

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


The Severn Bore

One of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena

Natural World in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


Cannop Ponds

Picturesque ponds, home to lots of wildlife. Great picnic area and central for walks and cycle paths.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford


Symonds Yat Rock

Internationally renowned viewpoint with fantastic views over the Wye Valley

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford