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


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
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 gl130 The Suck Stone from Symonds Yat

In no particular order . . .

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 - 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 (11)

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 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 - Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (7)

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)

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 - 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 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 River Wye

The River Wye

Photo: Andy Holbrook (2)

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 - Staunton Church

Staunton Church

Photo: Christine Ellis (1)

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 - Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Near Hearkening Rock, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (8)

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 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 - The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

The Suck Stone, Highmeadow Woods

Photo: Dave Sheldon (10)

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 River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)


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