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Walk 3302 - Symonds Yat Rock and the Biblins from near Symonds Yat

Region   Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
County/Area   Gloucestershire
 & Herefordshire
AuthorAndy Smith & Peter Lane
Length4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Ascent1000 feet / 303 metres
Gradeeasy/moderate

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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.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL14
OS LandrangerSheet 162

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Walks from the same start

Walk 3214
High Meadow Woods and the Wye Valley from near Symonds Yat
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

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Walk 2326 - 18.0 miles / 28.7 km away
Herefordshire Beacon from Hollybush
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Walk 1258 - 18.4 miles / 29.4 km away
The Tyndale Monument from Wotton-under-Edge
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

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The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 1237 - 18.9 miles / 30.2 km away
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 3342 - 18.9 miles / 30.2 km away
The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 2380 - 18.9 miles / 30.3 km away
The Malverns from the Gullet
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Walk 2601 - 19.1 miles / 30.6 km away
Marden & Sutton St.Nicholas from Moreton-on-Lugg
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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 and 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 ...
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