Landscapes for Life
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the UK’s most cherished and outstanding landscapes.
You are spoilt for choice in this area where four long distance walks converge on Chepstow. The Wye Valley Walk and Offa’s Dyke head north on either side of the river Wye, offering opportunities for a circular loop between Chepstow and Monmouth taking in England on the way out and Wales on the return route. The river in this part of the AONB is tidal and flows through spectacular cliffs at Wintour’s Leap and The Wyndcliff, bringing drama to walks here. Walks around Tintern offer delightful views of the romantic ruins of Tintern Abbey, especially from the Devil’s Pulpit viewpoint. Walks along the Angidy Valley reward history lovers with the valley’s fascinating industrial heritage. A gentle riverside path from St Michaels Church to Tintern Old Station and the old railway line to Brockweir offers an easy, family friendly walk.