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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

Activities

Activities

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.

Castles

Castles

Goodrich Castle A dramatic ruined castle to visit.

Monmouth Castle 3.7 miles 12th century remains of the birthplace of Henry V.

Museums

Museums

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.

Outdoors

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.

Railways

Railway

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)
cottages
How to get to Symonds Yat
Symonds Yat, 9 miles from Ross-On-Wye down river.
Hotels
Royal Lodge
Symonds Yat East Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL

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Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and other Hotels
The Saracens Head Inn
Symonds Yat East Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL
0.2 miles

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Ye Old Ferrie Inn
Ferrie Lane Ross-on-Wye HR9 6BL
0.3 miles

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Holiday Cottages
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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8 Wye Rapids Cottage
Symonds Yat HR9 6BL
Sleeps 5
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Symonds Yat Weather
Saturday 28th February
Day :Partly cloudy skies10°C Partly cloudy skies
Night :Light rain6°C Light rain
Sunday 1st March
Day :Patchy light drizzle7°C Patchy light drizzle
Night :Light sleet2°C Light sleet
Where to Stay in Symonds Yat
Area Telephone Code
01600
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