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.


Penallt Old Church

History and Heritage in or near Monmouth


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


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


Clearwell Church - St Peter's

History and Heritage in or near Clearwell


The Severn Bore

One of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena

Natural World in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Devil's Pulpit

Spectacular views over Tintern Abbey and the River Wye

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


Newent Lake Park

Large picturesque lake in the centre of town

Natural World in or near Newent


Mitcheldean Church - St Michaels & All Angels

History and Heritage in or near Mitcheldean


Cyril Hart Arboretum

Natural World in or near Cinderford


Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre

Beechenhurst lies in the heart of the forest, and is a great place to start your adventure. Discover the Sculpture Trail, play area, cafe, shop and climbing tower.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels