Overlooking the Wye

Overlooking the Wye  A guide to the heritage of the Wye Valley
72 page lavishly illustrated guide. A perfect companion for a visit to the Wye Valley. Cost £7.50 plus post and package via Royal Mail.
Just call AONB office 01600 713977.





 Walk this Wye
75 page book with 12 walks from 2 - 10 miles easy to advanced and all accessible by public transport. With detailed route directions and OS maps.   Most of the walks are circular and all show the spectacular scenery of this unique landscape.  Cost: £2.00 + post and package via Royal Mail Just call AONB office 01600 713977.




Wye Valley Walk
The Wye Valley Walk follows the River Wye for 136 miles from the river's mouth at Chepstow to the slopes of Plynlimon in Powys criss-crossing the border between England and Wales.  It leads through a dramatic a gorge, dense woodland beneath limestone crags, and past peaceful river meadows in some of the most superb scenery in the heart of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the birthplace of tourism and the Picturesque movement.

This book gives a step-by-step route description in 17 stages with OS map extracts, inspirational photos with full background information. Price £12.95 plus postage. Order tel:  01600 713977

AONB Management Plan 2009 - 2014
Management plan. Available as a pdf download
here plus maps

Wye Valley Map and Guide
A comprehensive map of the Wye Valley AONB showing major points of interest, attractions and viewpoints. Coming soon...

Woodlands of the Lower Wye
An illustrated guide to Wye Valley Woodlands written by George Peterken. Available as a download

Canoe Code of Conduct
New guide to canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye. Available as a pdf download
here.  Hardcopy FREE to order

To order hard copies of the free publications by post please contact Nikki Moore

Walking Guides Including:  Picturesque Piercefield, Wordsworth Walk, The Angiddy Trail and Mills Hills & Manors

A pdf version of our  bi- annual newsletter with articles, book reviews, news and activities. Full of up to date articles about the Wye Valley as well as book reviews. Also available as a pdf download is our What's On guide with news about the events, walks, courses etc in the Wye Valley.

Download   Picturesque 

Spring/Summer 2014 

Spring 2013     Autumn 2013

Autumn 2012  Spring 2012 

Autumn 2011   Spring 2011  

Autumn 2010   Spring 2010 

Autumn 2009   Spring 2009  

Autumn 2008   Spring 08    

For any of the publications for sale please send cheque for the correct amount plus postage made payable to Herefordshire Council and send to Wye Valley AONB, Hadnock Road, Monmouth NP25 3NG
To order by credit/debit card ring  01600 713977

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