Symonds Yat, on a 5 mile bend of the River Wye with great views, Symonds Yat Rock is a wooded limestone outcrop where the river loops around, spot the protected Peregine Falcons flying from their nest.
Gets busy, but there is ample car parking.
There is a hand-pulled Rope Ferry across the river, two pubs, and marked walks ready to explore. Visitor and Heritage Centres, and a Maze nearby.
Wye Valley Heritage Centre Enjoy the maze, butterfly zoo, minature golf and more.
Beechenhurst Lodge and Picnic Site 4.2 miles Forest of Dean walks, trails and open countryside.
Puzzle Wood 4.3 miles A unique wood in the Forest of Dean, see if you can find your way through !
Clearwell Caves 5.0 miles Nine caverns to discover.
Goodrich Castle A dramatic ruined castle to visit.
Monmouth Castle 3.7 miles 12th century remains of the birthplace of Henry V.
Monmouth Museum 3.7 miles Local history and the Nelson Collection.
Monmouth Castle and Regimental Museum 3.7 miles History of Monmouth Castle and the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers.
Hopewell Colliery Museum 4.0 miles Find out about the local Freeminers.
The Kymin 2.9 miles Beautiful scenery from a hilltop viewpoint with 18th century folly and naval memorial.
Offas Dyke 2.9 miles Long-distance footpath following this ancient border between England and Wales.
Perrygrove Railway 4.3 miles A family day out on the narrow-gauge trains.
Towns Near Symonds Yat To Visit - straight line distance:Coleford (3.50 miles) Monmouth (3.60 miles) Ross-On-Wye (5.85 miles) Lydney (9.28 miles)