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.


Symonds Yat Rock

Internationally renowned viewpoint with fantastic views over the Wye Valley

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Coleford


St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye

The church of St Mary the Virgin stands on one of the highest points in the town and the spire can be seen for many miles around; it is one of the largest churches in Herefordshire.

History and Heritage in or near Ross-on-Wye


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


Hartpury Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck

History and Heritage in or near Hereford


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


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


The Geomap Project

History and Heritage in or near Cinderford


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


Cyril Hart Arboretum

Natural World in or near Cinderford


Woolaston Church - St Andrews

History and Heritage in or near Lydney


Mallards Pike

Popular attraction for walking, cycling and other adventure activities

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford