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.


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

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


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


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


Woolaston Church - St Andrews

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


Newent Lake Park

Large picturesque lake in the centre of town

Natural World in or near Newent