Landscapes for Life
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the UK’s most cherished and outstanding landscapes.
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 01600 713977Buy Now
An illustrated guide to Wye Valley Woodlands written by George Peterken. Only available as a download.
Canoeist’s Guide to the Wye Tour call to collect a copy.
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.Buy Now
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.
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.Buy Now
Available to download here
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
To download see the Download Walks Leaflets
A 3 mile circular walk uncovering Penallt’s hidden millstone industry. Download here.
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. Download here.
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. Download here.
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. Download here.
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.
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.
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.