Walking
There are walks and trails aplenty straight from the front door, but if you want to plan ahead, take a look at the following sites:

bestwalks.com

forestry.gov.uk

visitwyevalley.com

walkingbritain.co.uk

wyevalleywalk.org

go4awalk.com

treasuretrails.co.uk

ciderroute.co.uk




Canoeing & Kayaking
Canoes can be hired locally from several points along the River Wye. Some will even provide transport for you and all equipment to take or collect you so you can enjoy a one way canoe trip. At peak times it is advisable to book in advance.

Wye Canoes
Telephone
wyecanoes.com
Canoe and kayak hire. Go it alone or take a course or a guided trip.
Launch and landing site based at Ye Old Ferrie Inn

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre, Symonds Yat East
Telephone 01600 890238
wyedean.co.uk

The River Wye Canoe Hire Company, Ross on Wye
Telephone: 01600 890470 or 07525 377437 (Mark Simons)
riverwyecanoehire.com

Fishing
Day tickets available from:
Sterrets Caravan Park
Symonds Yat West
Telephone 01594 832888

fishing.visitwales.com

waterscape.com

ivegonefishing.co.uk

Cycling
Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre
Telephone: 01594 860065
pedalabikeaway.co.uk

Wye Valley Hire (Will Deliver and Collect Bikes)
Telephone: 07895 074080
wyevalleybikehire.co.uk

Cannop Ponds Trail
Forest of Dean
forestry.gov.uk
17 miles of cycle trails for all different levels. Also good for walks, picnics or fishing

Outdoor Ropes Courses
Motiva Ropes Course
Telephone: 01594 861762
motiva.co.uk

Go Ape!
Forest of Dean (14 miles)
Telephone: 01594 812388
goape.co.uk

Abseiling, Rock Climbing & Caving
Wye Pursuits
Telephone 01600 891199
wye-pursuits.co.uk
Canoe & Kayak Hire, Stag & Hen, Climbing, Abseiling, Caving, School & Corporate

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre, Symonds Yat East
Telephone 01600 890238
wyedean.co.uk
As seen on BBC Countryfile 22.01.12 (spot Sue's Cottage in the background, and see Matt Baker abseil Symonds Yat Rock directly opposite the cottage, the view as from the lounge window)! Canoe Hire, Kayak Hire, Canoeing & Kayaking Lessons, Rock Climbing, Caving, Ropes Course, Indoor climbing wall, Abseiling, Archery, Adventure Walks, Canoe Hire River Trips, White Water kayaking, Raft Building, Helicoptor Tours

Golf
Monmouth Golf Club
Telephone 01600 712212
monmouthgolfclub.co.uk

Forest Hills Golf Course
Telephone 01594 810620
foresthillsgolfclub.co.uk

Celtic Manor
Telephone 01633 413000
celtic-manor.com
There are three championship golf courses including The Twenty Ten Course, purpose built for the 2010 Ryder Cup. Or enjoy Celtic Manor's famous afternoon teas or fine dining or even a spa day, within the magnificent surroundings of this five star hotel

Castles
Goodrich Castle
Telephone
english-heritage.org.uk

White Castle, Monmouth
cadw.wales.gov.uk

Raglan Castle
Telephone 01291 690228
cadw.wales.gov.uk

Chepstow Castle
Telephone 01291 624065
cadw.wales.gov.uk

Tintern Abbey
Telephone 01291 689251
cadw.wales.gov.uk

Other Interests
The Wye Valley Brewery
Telephone 01885 490505
wyevalleybrewery.co.uk
Check out this events page for beer festivals, food festivals and much more

Ross on Wye Cider & Perry Company at Broome Farm
Telephone 01989 567232
rosscider.com
Take a walk through the orchardsvisit the farmhouse where you can taste the cider and perry produced at the farm, enjoy a cream tea and say hello to the Broome Farm Alpacas and Toby's pigs. See their events page for dates for cider or music festivals

Museums & Galleries in Herefordshire
herefordshire.gov.uk

Monmouth Castle and Regimental Museum
Telephone 01600 772175
monmouthcastlemuseum.org.uk
Open daily 2-5pm from April to October. Free admission although donations are welcomed at this volunteer run museum

Made in Monmouth
visitwyevalley.com
Check out the locally produced goods, including food, crafts and artists

Festivals in Herefirdshire
herefordshire.gov.uk
Poetry Festival and Herefordshire Summer Walking Festival both in June, Food Week in August, Herefordshire Art Week (h.Art) in September, Herefordshire Photography Festival in October, Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair in November

Riverboat Cruises
visitherefordshire.co.uk
Start your cruise from either Symonds Yat East or West

Brecon Beacons Mountain Railway
Telephone 01685 722988
breconmountainrailway.co.uk

Clearwell Caves
clearwellcaves.com

Nelson Museum, Monmouth
monmouthshire.gov.uk

Local Attractions

The Amazing Hedge Puzzle
Jubilee Park
Symonds Yat West
mazes.co.uk

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo
Jubilee Park
Symonds Yat West
butterflyzoo.co.uk

Also at Jubilee Park:
Wye Valley Miniature Gof
Play this new twelve-hole minature course set amongst the fantasy ruins of a picturesque roman farm villa.
Puzzle Mad shop, Garden Centre and Tea Room

Symonds Yat West Leisure Park
Amusements, fairground rides, indoor and outdoor playgrounds
symondsyatleisure.co.uk

King Arthur's Cave
The Doward
Whitchurch
wyenot.com

Puzzlewood
Telephone 01594 833187
puzzlewood.net
Explore 14 acres of woodland, set in the Forest of Dean. Other activities include pony rides, lots of animals, a willow maze, an indoor maze, an outdoor playground, plenty of picnic benches, a cafe and gift shop with lots of local crafts. Puzzlewood is where the BBC series Merlin is filmed as well as Doctor Who and many others