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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


From the car park at Chepstow Leisure Centre, you can pick up a part of the Wye Valley Walk that follows a trail along the Wye river cliff, laid out by Valentine Morris, owner of Piercefield Park in the 18th Century. Amongst the attractions were the Alcove, where today there is a seat and viewpoint, the Lover’s Leap viewpoint, and the Giant’s Cave, a passage cut through a rock. The trail culminated at Eagle’s Nest


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  • Chepstow
  • Tintern