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Nice walks near Ross-on-Wye

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LilyPond2 Sat 15-Aug-20 20:45:52

I know there's a footpath alongside much of the river Wye, but only in the area for a couple of days, so would appreciate views on the most scenic stretches to walk. Thinking in terms of a walk that will take 2-3 hours (a bit longer also OK if walk particularly good).

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spreadyourwingsandfly1 Sat 15-Aug-20 20:48:49

Follow the Wye or try Tintern or Monmouth. Whereare you staying? X

LilyPond2 Sat 15-Aug-20 22:56:25

Thank you. Staying just outside Ross-on-Wye.

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inguildford Sat 15-Aug-20 23:09:18

Yat Rock has a great lookout where you can look down upon the England Wales border and is lovely.

For a walk I would go to th Saracens Head pub in Symonds Yat - park up then walk down to the Biblins where you can cross the river on a rope bridge to the other side (England), then back to where you parked for an earned drink!

inguildford Sat 15-Aug-20 23:10:54

Depending upon where you are staying the Forest of Dean may be close too - a short walk around Speech House is nice or Cannop ponds?

Honeybobbin Sat 15-Aug-20 23:15:39

I clicked to say the exact as @inguildford. The view from Yat Rock is one of my favourite views in the world. Simple but beautiful. And if you're into birds take binoculars!

LilyPond2 Sun 16-Aug-20 00:06:15

Thank you for the suggestions. Looking forward to trip!

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Ellmau Sun 16-Aug-20 01:00:16

Symonds Yat definitely.

SJaneS48 Mon 17-Aug-20 12:20:01

Try Offa’s Dyke walk which is at one point runs near Ross.

LilyPond2 Tue 18-Aug-20 00:07:06

Thanks SJane.

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