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.


Hartpury Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Gloucester


Wenchford

Woodland walks, picnic and permanent BBQ facilities are available and free to use

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford


Newent Church - St Mary's

History and Heritage in or near Newent


Wyndcliff and Eagles Nest

Breathtaking views from Eagle’s Nest at the top of the steep, wooded limestone cliff

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Mallards Pike

Popular attraction for walking, cycling and other adventure activities

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Cinderford


Chepstow Park Wood

Chepstow Park is a large block of woodland with both mature broadleaf and conifer species

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Whitestone

Woodland walks lead from the picnic area where there are seats over looking the Wye

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Tintern


Clearwell Church - St Peter's

History and Heritage in or near Clearwell


St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin

History and Heritage in or near St Briavels


May Hill

May Hill is the most familiar landmark for many miles around, with its near circular mound and the crowning clump of trees.

Picnic Sites and Viewpoints in or near Newent


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


Cyril Hart Arboretum

Natural World in or near Cinderford