Publications & Leaflets

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Overlooking the Wye

A beautiful guide to the heritage of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 74 pages of amazing photographs, paintings, picturesque prints, old maps and stories which illustrate the remarkable history of the area. Printed in full colour throughout on gloss art paper. 

Price: £7.50 plus £2.50 postage

Available from the Wye Valley AONB Office on 1600 713977

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Walk this Wye

75-page book with 12 walks from 2 to 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 showcase the spectacular scenery of the AONB.

Price: £2.00 inc postage. Available from the Wye Valley AONB Office on 01600 713977

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Wye Valley Map and Guide

Our free leaflet includes a map of the Wye Valley AONB showing the main points of interest, attractions and viewpoints. Download map here or request a copy in the post.

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Woodlands of the Lower Wye

An illustrated guide to Wye Valley Woodlands written by George Peterken. Only available as a download.

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Perfect Paddling

Download a copy of the Canoeist’s Guide to the Wye Tour or request a free copy in the post.

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Canoe Code of Conduct

Free leaflet guide to canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye. Available as a pdf download here or request a copy in the post. 

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The Official Guide to the Wye Valley Walk

The Official Guide to the Wye Valley Walk, published by Cicerone and the Wye Valley Walk Partnership. Contains all the information you will need including detailed Ordnance Survey maps and route description.

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Wye Valley Walk Passport

A great souvenir of your adventure. Fill your passport with at least 6 stamps to claim your Wye Valley Walk certificate and badge.

Free – request a copy in the post.

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Cicerone’s Guide to Walking in the Wye Valley

Cicerone’s guidebook includes 30 varied walks of 3 – 10 miles, in the valley of the River Wye, the most scenic river in England and Wales. The landscape ranges from open moorland to wooded gorges and is dotted with the sites of Iron Age hillforts and castles. Centres include Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, Hay-on-Wye and Rhayader.

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Grey Squirrels in the Wye Valley

Free leaflet – request a copy in the post.

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Deer in the Wye Valley AONB

Free leaflet – request a copy in the post.

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Wye Valley Management Plan 2015 – 2020

Available to download here.

Overlooking the Wye Walks

Free leaflets published by the Wye Valley AONB Partnership

Puddingstone and Pubs

A 3 mile circular walk uncovering Penallt’s hidden millstone industry. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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Picturesque Piercefield

A 6 mile walk following in the footsteps of the Wye Tourists to discover the picturesque viewpoints of Piercefield Park and the Wye Valley Walk from Chepstow to the Eagle’s Nest at Wyndcliff. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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Head for the Hillforts

A 7 mile walk following the popular route of the early Wye Tourists from Symonds Yat down to the Wye. Cross the river at Biblins and visit Little Doward, King Arthur’s Cave and New Weir Forge. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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Wordsworth Walk

A 3 mile circular walk climbing the hillside above Llandogo and following in the footsteps of William Wordsworth to the Bread and Cheese viewpoint and Cleddon Shoots waterfall. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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The Angidy Trail

A 5 mile circular walk to discover Tintern’s hidden industry with furnace, forge and wireworks, worker’s cottages, limekilns, tidal dock and church. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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Mills, Hills and Manors

A 5.5 Linear walk between Ross on Wye and Kerne Bridge, accessible by bus on route No 34 which runs between Ross on Wye and Monmouth. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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Discover the Lancaut Peninsular

A 6 mile walk above limestone cliffs where peregrine falcons nest to the lost medieval village of Lancaut and the ruins of St James’ church. Free leaflet, request a copy in the post or download here.

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