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.


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


Newent Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Penallt Old Church

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


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


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


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


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


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester