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.


Newent Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Lydney Harbour

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


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


Hartpury Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


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


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Piercefield Walk and Viewpoints

Historic path along cliffs over looking the River Wye popular during the Wye Tour.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Chepstow


Dark Hill Iron Works

History and Heritage in or near Coleford


Kempley Church - St Edwards

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Blaize Bailey

The viewpoint looks over a horseshoe bend in the River Severn and on a fine day, you will be able to see Gloucester Cathedral, Newnham and the Cotswold Hills

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford


Royal Forest Route

A circular tour of the central forest area visiting the principle points of interest

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford