Landscapes for Life
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the UK’s most cherished and outstanding landscapes.
The boundary of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is the black dotted line on the map below, covering 126 square miles from Mordiford, south east of Hereford, down 58 miles of the lower Wye to Chepstow.
More detailed maps of the Wye Valley AONB boundary are available through the links below.
Google Maps Quick & easy to see AONB boundary and what’s in & out. However doesn’t have detailed/OS map base or show AONB on Satellite view
The National Association for AONBs – interactive map Easy to zoom in on the Wye Valley and see AONB boundary and what’s in & out. However, background base map is shaded Google map, not detailed OS map, and AONB ‘darkens’ once selected, obscuring the base map further
Lle – Welsh Government Map Browser Click on ‘Preview’ or Click on ‘View in Lle Map Browser’. Detailed AONB boundary on OS base map – covering England & Wales, but can take time to load. However, in ‘Lle Map Browser’ can ‘add data’ layers and access huge amount of additional data primarily for Wales – very useful
MAGIC – DEFRA / Natural England interactive map Click on ‘Designations’ + ‘Land-Based Designations’ + ‘Statutory’+ ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (England)’.