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PLACES TO VISIT IN ROSS-ON-WYE, THE WYE VALLEY AND FOREST OF DEAN
Ross-on-Wye Heritage Centre.  
Ross-on-Wye Heritage Centre is located on the upper floor of the town's 17th century Market House building. Inside, the visitor will find information boards depicting...
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St. Mary's Parish Church, Ross-on-Wye.  
St. Mary's Parish Church has been the town's most prominent landmark when approaching Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire from most directions for the past 700 years...
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Views from the tower of St Mary's Ross-on-Wye.  
The bell ringers of St. Mary's kindly allowed me to climb the spire in 2001 and photograph the town from on high. However, the camera I used at the time, a Kodak...
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Night time views from the tower of St Mary's Ross-on-Wye.  
These photographs of Ross-on-Wye from the spire of St. Mary's Parish Church were taken on a bitterly cold winter day in 2004. The steps up to the spire are...
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Weston-under-Penyard and the walk towards Tank Meadow.  
Weston Under Penyard, Herefordshire is a small village which lies two miles east of Ross-on-Wye. Most travel there by road but it is far nicer to walk the forest path...
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Views from Tank Meadow, Ross-on-Wye.  
Elsewhere on 'Wyenot', there is a page of views which were taken at and above Weston-under-Penyard. The page mentions a walk from Ross-on-Wye to...
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Night time views from the tower of St Mary's Ross-on-Wye.  
The market town of Ross-on-Wye is not only a place to visit during the summer months - it is a nice place to visit at Christmas time...
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Night time views from the tower of St Mary's Ross-on-Wye.  
Both local people and visitors meet at the Market House at midnight on New Year's Eve to celebrate...
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Some buildings of interest in Ross-on-Wye.  
The photographs below, which were taken during the summer of 2000, depict some of the many buildings to be found in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire of historical...
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The Wye Valley.  
The picturesque Wye Valley route between Ross-on-Wye and Chepstow via Monmouth passes through the villages of Redbrook, Brockweir, Llandogo and Tintern and...
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The City of Hereford.  
The Roman City of Gloucester (Glevum), situated on the River Severn, with easy rail communication from London and with a regular bus service to and from Ross-on-Wye is well worth a visit...
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Canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye  

Canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye is a popular local activity, mainly during the summer months but it is also an all year round activity for the more hardy and adventurous. You can either use your...
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Winter views from Bull's Hill Ross-on-Wye.  
The views below were taken from Bull's Hill, Herefordshire on a January morning. The sunny skies in the photographs belie the truly treacherous conditions under foot...
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Winter views of Howle Hill, Ross-on-Wye.  
The views below were taken on Howle Hill, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire during January 2004. I have not included views from the hill on this page as they are...
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Walk: Backney Bridge, Ross-on-Wye.  
The public footpath to Backney partly follows the old Ross to Hereford railway line and this is a scenic walk to take if you wish to escape from traffic and people...
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Bollitree Castle, Weston-under-Penyard.  
Bollitree Castle, a mock 15th century castle was built in the 18th century by one of the Merrick family for the love of a Spanish girl who would not live in 'wet and draughty old England' ...
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Brampton Abbotts and St. Mary's Church.  
The Village of Brampton Abbotts is located about two miles north of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire by road and St. Michael's Church can be reached either via...
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St. Bridget's Church and the War Memorial, Bridstow, Ross-on-Wye  
It is likely that the earliest church on this site was a wattle and daub Welsh church dedicated to St. Freit, which is Celtic for St. Bridget. Following this a Norman...
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May Hill.  
May Hill is an extremely prominent landmark which is easily visible most directions, for many miles. From Ross-on-Wye it is located 6.21 miles to the east, south east...
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Ross Cider - Cider making at Broome Farm.   Ross Cider - cider and perry making at Broome Farm
Ross-on-Wye Cider and Perry Company is tucked away in a quiet corner of Herefordshire at Broome Farm, Peterstow. The farm has been in the Johnson family for...
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The Forest of Dean.  
The Forest of Dean is one of England's most ancient woodland areas and is a beautiful place to visit whether walking, cycling or pony trekking during all four seasons....
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Autumn in the Forest of Dean.  
Herefordshire, The Wye Valley and Royal Forest of Dean is a beautiful area to visit, whatever the season but in particular, the autumn is a nice time to take walks in...
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St. Dubricius Church,  Symonds Yat.  
The Gwillims owned the Old Court, Whitchurch from 1600 to 1868 and were benefactors of St. Dubricius Church. The tomb was built by...
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The wild daffodils in Dymock Wood and St. Mary's Norman Church, Kempley.  
In the woods at Dymock and in Kempley, the wild daffodils reach their best in mid to late March. St. Mary's Norman Church, Kempley, in its peaceful country location...
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The Doward Caves and King Arthur's Cave (2003 page)  
The Doward Caves, Herefordshire rate highly among my top ten favourite places on planet Earth. They may not be as exciting or filled with cave art as are those at....
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Hay Bluff  
One of the beautiful things about the Wye Valley is that there are still places which are relatively (not entirely) free of light polution. From these places, beautiful starscapes can be enjoyed at night,...
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Winter scenes on the River Wye.   Winter scenes on the River Wye
Heavy snow fall is quite infrequent in the part of the Wye Valley between Ross and Monmouth, and snow in Ross Town has been very infrequent over recent years. It does happen occasionally however...
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Winter in Ross-on-Wye Town Centre.  
As well as transforming the the River Wye into a winter wonderland, snow can make the town of Ross-on-Wye look very pretty. Here are a few snow scenes photographed...
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A frosty morning walk around Ross-on-Wye in January.  
The photographs on this page were some of my first for 2003 and were just a few of those taken during an early Sunday morning walk by the river and home again through...
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Views taken at Hope Mansell, Ross-on-Wye   Views taken at Hope Mansell, Ross-on-Wye
The village of Hope Mansell, Herefordshire lies approximately 4 miles south, south east of Ross-on-Wye and a little south of Weston-Under-Penyard. The scenic...
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Goodrich Castle on the River Wye near Ross - photographs from 2003.  
As mentioned on the 'Historic Ross' page of this web site, Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire is located high above the river Wye near Ross-on-Wye. The castle was a...
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Goodrich Castle on the River Wye near Ross - updated in 2004.   Goodrich Castle, Ross-on-Wye photography updated in 2004
As mentioned on the 'Historic Ross' page of this web site, Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire is located high above the river Wye near Ross-on-Wye. The castle was a...
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Wilton Castle, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire.  
Unlike Goodrich Castle, Wilton Castle is privately owned, so cannot be explored every day but the owners do hold regular open days in the summer months. The castle makes an...
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White Castle, Llantilio Crossenny.   White Castle, Llantilio Crossenny
White Castle, Herefordshire is situated at National Grid Reference SO 37942 / 16777 in Llantilio Crossenny, approximately 16 miles west of Ross-on-Wye. Along with...
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Skenfrith Castle, Herefordshire.  
Skenfrith Castle, Herefordshire is located at National Grid Reference: SO 45766 / 20325, a little over ten miles west of Ross-on-Wye and a short distance north of ...
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St. Briavels Castle and Church, Forest of Dean.   St Briavels Castle and Church, Forest of Dean
St Briavels, located where the Wye Valley meets the Forest of Dean, at National Grid Reference SO 558 046 is a short (approximately 16 miles) drive from Ross. Its...
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Raglan Castle.  
Located near to Monmouth and approximately sixteen miles west of Ross-on-Wye, Raglan Castle was the last castle to be built in Wales and is well worth a visit ...
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Tintern Abbey, on the River Wye at Tintern.   Tintern Abbey, on the River Wye at Tintern
The Cistercian Abbey at Tintern was founded in 1131 by Walter de Clare but the remains which can be seen now are of a later date - the church was not completed...
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The Queen Stone, Goodrich, Herefordshire.  
The stone, of 'Old Red' conglomerate rock stands a little over six and a half feet tall with a further seven and a half feet buried below ground and is most likely a...
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The Staunton Longstone, near Coleford, Forest of Dean.   The Staunton Longstone, near Coleford, Forest of Dean
The Staunton Longstone is a Bronze Age standing stone which is approximately seven feet tall and is worth a visit if you happen to be passing close by. It is located...
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Harold's Stones, Tump Turret and the Virtuous Well, Trellech.  
The beautiful Wye Valley village of Trellech is located 16 miles west of Ross-on-Wye. The village derives its name from the three standing stones, known as 'Harold's Stones'...
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Arthur's Stone.  
Arthur's Stone, is a burial chamber of the 'multi-chamber' variety of the Neolithic Period and dates somewhere between approximately 3700 to 2700 BC
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The City of Hereford.  
The City of Hereford - Herefordshire's county town, lies 14 miles north, west of Ross-on-Wye by road. Hereford Cathedral is the home of a chained Library, the...
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Views from Hereford Cathedral Tower.   Views from Hereford Cathedral Tower
The City of Hereford lies fourteen miles north west of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. The tower at Hereford Cathedral is not open every day, so if you see the sign that...
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The county of Herefordshire.  
The county of Herefordshire is situated in the west midlands of England, bordering Wales and is well known for its production of cider and for its cattle. Herefordshire's...
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Herefordshire Villages - Llanwarne.   Herefordshire Villages - Llanwarne
Located approximately six miles north west of Ross-on-Wye, close to Harewood End and the hamlet of Pencoyd, lies the scenic Herefordshire village of Llanwarne...
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Herefordshire Villages - Much Marcle.  
At a distance of seven miles north of Ross-on-Wye, Much Marcle, Herefordshire is both a scenic and historically interesting place to visit. Within the grounds of...
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Herefordshire Villages - Llangrove.   Herefordshire Villages - Llangrove
The village of Llangrove, Herefordshire lies approximately four miles to the west of Ross-on-Wye...
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Hoarwithy and its Italian style church.  
The impressive Italinate parish church of St. Catherine's, quite unlike any other Herefordshire church, can be found above the village of Hoarwithy, about 4 miles north...
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Foy, Hole in the Wall and Fawley.   Foy, Hole-in-the-Wall and Fawley
The village of Fawley, Herefordshire is about a seven mile scenic walk, cycle ride or, although it grieves me to mention it, drive from Ross-on-Wye. The route follows a...
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The villages of Symonds Yat East and West.  
The beautiful villages of Symonds Yat East and West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire are two of the most well known in the Wye Valley. Approximately six miles from...
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Yat Rock View Point, Symonds Yat.  
Symonds Yat - Yat Rock, Herefordshire - at National Grid Reference: SO 56377 / 16019. At a little over 500 feet above sea level, Yat Rock is one of the most well...
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Herefordshire Towns - Ledbury.  
Ross-on-Wye's neighbouring market town, Ledbury, Herefordshire is located approximately ten miles north west of Ross, at National Grid Reference SO 711 375...
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Ledbury Railway Station. is the closest station to Ross-on-Wye.  
Over the past five years, we have received many requests at 'Wyenot' for photographs of trains and railway stations in or close to Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. These...
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Hay Bluff  
If you are looking for a day trip whilst visiting the area, at about an hour's drive from Ross-on-Wye, and just a short distance further than Arthur's Stone, overlooking the town of Hay-on-Wye...
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Garway Hill  
Garway Hill simply has to be one of the most beautiful places in Herefordshire. After walking up to the top, it is hard to decide which of the breathtaking views to take in first; the view of May Hill in Gloucestershire perhaps, or maybe the...
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