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.


Kempley Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


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


Highnam Church - Holy Innocents

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


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


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


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


New Fancy

Formerly the site of the New Fancy coal mine, the old spoil heap now provides spectacular views across the Forest

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford