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Symonds Yat Rock and the Biblins
Introduction to Walk 3302

Photo from the walk - Symonds Yat Rock and the Biblins

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

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

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.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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.

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