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.


Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck

History and Heritage in or near Hereford


Newent Lake Park

Large picturesque lake in the centre of town

Natural World in or near Newent


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


Wyndcliff and Eagle's Nest

Breathtaking views from Eagle’s Nest at the top of the steep, wooded limestone cliff

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Devil's Pulpit

Spectacular views over Tintern Abbey and the River Wye

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Hilston Park

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


Clearwell Church - St Peter's

History and Heritage in or near Clearwell


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


Awre Church - St Andrews

13th century. The churchyard contains a 1000 year old yew tree and under the tree, beside the church, there are graves of fishermen who drowned in the River Severn in the days of river trows.

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


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