Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat

Delightful woodland and riverside walk


Route outline for walk gl119:

Symonds Yat  -  Symonds Yat Rock  -  Saracen's Head Ferry  -  The River Wye  -  King Arthur's Cave  -  Seven Sisters Rocks  -  The Wye Valley Walk  -  The Biblins  -  The Gosling Ash  -  The Slaughter  -  Symonds Yat



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Seven Sisters that make up the famous Seven Sisters Chalk Cliffs in East Sussex are - from West (Cuckmere Haven) to East (Beachy Head): Haven Brow; Short Brow; Rough Brow; Brass Point; Flat Hill; Bailey's Hill and Went Hill

At 33m (108ft) The Gosling Ash is the tallest recorded broadleaf tree in the Forest of Dean

King Arthur's Cave has revealed artefacts over 60,000 yrs old. The Arthurian connection is pure speculation.

The Ferry across the River Wye (small fee) is operated by the Saracen's Head. It does not operate after dark, in winter or when the river levels are high.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Mountains
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0
Wainwrights
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0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Symonds Yat Rock at 153m (502ft). Symonds Yat Rock is known as an English Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL14
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 162
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat

In no particular order . . .

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye

The River Wye

Photo: Andy Holbrook (2)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - Suspension Bridge over the River Wye

Suspension Bridge over the River Wye

Photo: Dave Sheldon (6)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye Coldwell Rocks from Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye Coldwell Rocks from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Dave Sheldon (2)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The Ancient Hand Ferry across the The River Wye from Symonds Yat West

The Ancient Hand Ferry across the The River Wye from Symonds Yat West

Photo: Eric Reader (2)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - Wigwam in the Biblins Campground by The River Wye

Wigwam in the Biblins Campground by The River Wye

Photo: Brad Cook (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye

The River Wye

Photo: Andy Holbrook (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye and Coppet Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye and Coppet Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Dave Sheldon (3)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - Seven Sisters Rocks, Lord's Wood

Seven Sisters Rocks, Lord's Wood

Photo: Fiona Beck (2)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye and Coppet Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye and Coppet Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Graham Leach (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - Details of the Ancient Hand Ferry across the The River Wye at Symonds Yat

Details of the Ancient Hand Ferry across the The River Wye at Symonds Yat

Photo: Eric Reader (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - King Arthur's Cave, Lord's Wood

King Arthur's Cave, Lord's Wood

Photo: Fiona Beck (1)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - Woodland near Seven Sisters Rocks

Woodland near Seven Sisters Rocks

Photo: Dave Sheldon (5)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye and Symonds Yat West from Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye and Symonds Yat West from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Dave Sheldon (4)

Walk gl119 The River Wye from Symonds Yat - The River Wye and Huntsham Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye and Huntsham Hill from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Dave Sheldon (1)


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