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.


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


Chepstow Park Wood

Chepstow Park is a large block of woodland with both mature broadleaf and conifer species

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


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


Lancaut and Wintours Leap

Surrounded by cliffs, with views over the River Wye it is a truly memorable spot

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Chepstow


Dymock Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Dark Hill Iron Works

History and Heritage in or near Coleford


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


Mitcheldean Church - St Michaels & All Angels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


Ruardean Church - St Johns

History and Heritage in or near Lydbrook


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


Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck

History and Heritage in or near Hereford