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Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Discover a host of great activities and entertainment …for adventure-seekers, we have mountain biking, cycle tracks, zip-wires, kayaking, for explorers there’s a great range of attractions, from the magical Puzzlewood to caves and steam trains, and for something more relaxing, enjoy the Sculpture trail, our many walks, the spectacular views and our many castles, museums and cathedrals.

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Wilton Castle on the Wye

Wilton Castle is located in the heart of the Wye Valley on the bank of the picturesque River Wye. Located on the edge of the small village of Wilton means it an excellent venue with easy access, amazing grounds and a number of excellent local hotels. Additionally Ross-on-Wye is under a mile away meaning its facilities are close at hand.

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The Gwillim Simcoe Story

From his family of six he had only one grandchild. Elizabeth Posthuma was born in 1762, daughter of his son, Colonel Thomas Gwillim, who fought in Quebec under General Wolfe in 1759.

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Goodrich Castle

Standing in open countryside above the River Wye, Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all English medieval castles. Boasting a fascinating history, spectacular views from the battlements and a delightful tearoom Goodrich Castle promises a great day out for everyone.

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Cadw

Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales.

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Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

This 20 year Vision for the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was included in the Wye Valley AONB Management Plan 2009-14 and it remains a true encapsulation of how we want the AONB to be in 15 years’time and beyond:-

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Monmouth Canoe & Activity Centre

We have a large fleet of quality modern canoes and kayaks for hire providing canoeing Trips to enjoy the River Wye and explore the stunning Wye Valley, with Monmouth Canoe Centre you can paddle your canoe up to 100 miles, from Glasbury, Hay-on-Wye, Bredwardine, Hereford, Hoarwithy, Ross-on-Wye, Kerne Bridge at Goodrich, Symonds Yat or Monmouth as far as Tintern or guided, to Chepstow where the Wye meets back up with the River Severn after their birth together in the Welsh mountains.

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