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.


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


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


Devil's Pulpit

Spectacular views over Tintern Abbey and the River Wye

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Dymock 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


Cannop Ponds

Picturesque ponds, home to lots of wildlife. Great picnic area and central for walks and cycle paths.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford