Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat

Riverside walk and interesting rock formations


Route outline for walk gl130:

Symonds Yat  -  Symonds Yat Rock  -  The River Wye  -  The Slughter  -  The Wye Valley Walk  -  The Biblins  -  The Gosling Ash  -  Near Hearkening Rock  -  The Suck Stone  -  Staunton (Coleford)  -  Braceland  -  Motiva Ropes Course  -  Symonds Yat



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Suck Stone is thought to be the largest single boulder in Britain.

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


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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English
Mountains
Wainwright
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Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
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English
Nuttalls
Dewey
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English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
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Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
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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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL14 Wye Valley and Forest of Dean


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

162 Gloucester & Forest of Dean


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat

In no particular order . . .

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (10)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - Suspension Bridge over the River Wye

Suspension Bridge over the River Wye

Photo: Dave Sheldon (6)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (7)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - Staunton Church

Staunton Church

Photo: Christine Ellis (1)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone 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)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (8)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (12)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (11)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (9)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone 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 gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The River Wye

The River Wye

Photo: Andy Holbrook (2)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The River Wye

The River Wye

Photo: Andy Holbrook (1)

Walk gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat - The Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons from Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

The Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons from Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (13)


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