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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.

Tourist Attractions in and near Symonds Yat to Visit



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.

Historic Houses

Historic Houses

The Market Hall 5.6 miles See the 17th century building.



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.


Out & About

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.

Days Out around Symonds Yat.

Pop over to Hereford and Ross-on-Wye

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)
How to get to Symonds Yat
Symonds Yat, 9 miles from Ross-On-Wye down river.
Holiday Cottages
Walnut Tree Cottage
Symonds Yat HR9 6BN
Sleeps 14
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Wye Valley Cottage
Symonds Yat HR9 6BL
Sleeps 4
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Root and Berry House
Symonds Yat GL16 7NY
Sleeps 5
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Symonds Yat Weather
Saturday 20th September
Day :Cloudy skies19°C Cloudy skies
Night :Mist11°C Mist
Sunday 21st September
Day :Sunny skies18°C Sunny skies
Night :Clear skies8°C Clear skies
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