We have a series of circular walks written by us that start here (and mostly take in fab local pubs), and we are adding more all the time.
As well as the miles of walking on the Forest of Dean paths and trails you can access:
50 different walks through the Wye Valley
Easy to follow and level , requiring no specialist equipment, these 12 walks give you a great introduction to walking in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley.
A 3 mile walk through our parish with views from Coldwell Rocks (where the peregrines nest). Start at (6) on the map.
3 miles along the river and through the hills above.
Four miles of trails through the Forest bring you to charming, challenging and interactive sculpture. Sometimes you have to look hard to find it!
A 136 mile walk along the Wye Valley from the Wye’s origins at Ply to its merging with the Severn below Chepstow. Symonds Yat sees it pass through a gorge cloaked in woodland. It is plain to see why the Wye was the site of Britain’s first tourism in the 1770s.
Passing right by us, the Wysis Way links Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail at Monmouth to the beginning of the Thames Path National Trail in Gloucestershire, this walk crosses the distinctive areas of the Forest of Dean, the Severn Vale and the Cotswolds.
Following the English/Welsh border for 177 miles alongside the 8th Century Offa's Dyke this National Trail takes you through changing landscapes offering amazing opportunities to catch a view of our native wildlife. We are registered accommodation with National Trails.
There are over 80 geocaches hidden in the Forest of Dean, and 200 along the Wye Valley – an amazing way to explore all our beautiful hidden locations.
Visit our own Symonds Yat Rock Lodge Things To Do Directory for more links.