Walk 3302

Symonds Yat Rock and the Biblins from near Symonds Yat

Region - Wye Valley Forest of Dean

County/Area - Gloucestershire & Herefordshire

Author - Andy Smith & Peter Lane

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This short Forest of Dean walk offers some spectacular views of the River Wye and provides a good introduction to this area of ancient woodland.

Walk Description

Map showing start

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Area Information

Wye Valley Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is one a few remaining ancient forests in England. To the west it is bounded by the lower section of the River Wye. Together these areas provide some excellent walking ... - More information

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