A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, Inns, Lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc around the Wye Valley AONB. Includes accommodation in Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire. Pictured is Goodrich Castle towards the centre of the AONB.
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Wye Valley AONB, Visitor & Tourism Guide



Tintern Abbey and Goodrich Castle
The Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty runs along the borders of Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire and pushes up into the centre of Herefordshire.

On the Wales/England border to the south east of Wales and west of England. The AONB runs from Hereford down to Chepstow. A short drive via the M4 from Cardiff or Bristol City. An easy drive via M4 from London or M5 from Birmingham.

To the east of the Brecon Beacons National Park. To the west of the Forest of Dean.

Places in which to base yourself
For larger destinations, try Hereford and Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Chepstow. For something more intimate, base yourself in or around Tintern, Goodrich and English Bicknor.

Major attractions
The most famous attraction in the AONB is Tintern Abbey, the second Cistercian foundation in Britain made famous by the Romantic poet William Wordsworth and artist J.M.W.Turner.

Goodrich Castle is a fine castle ruin towards the centre of the AONB. Also walk parts of Offa's Dyke and the banks of the River Wye, visit Chepstow Castle and take in the view from Symonds Yat Rock and the Devil's Pulpit.

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External Links
www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

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Severn Bridge

Located in Monmouthshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Approximately 2.1 miles away.

Opened in 1966. 5240 feet (1597 metres) long. The Severn Bridge links south Gloucestershire, just north of Bristol City, to Monmouthshire in south Wales. The Second Severn Crossing is a short distance to the south...

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Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire

Located in Tintern, Monmouthshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Approximately 4.7 miles away.

One of the most famous ruins in the UK. The second Cistercian foundation in Britain, and the first in Wales. Tintern Abbey has inspired its visitors including William Wordsworth and J. M. W. Turner for centuries. Founded...

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Portishead Marina

Located in Portishead, Somerset, South West England, England

Approximately 10.2 miles away.

Marina in coastal town, north Somerset. Second largest marina lock in Europe. 500m project to create a mini-town at the Portishead Quays...

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The Chepstow Hotel, Monmouthshire
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 31; Rates: 45 - 60 Per Night

Ideally placed for Chepstow Racecourse and the M4 M48 motorways this 3-star hotels offers quiet, uncomplicated comfort...

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The Beaufort Hotel, Monmouthshire
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 23; Rates: 39 - 78 Per Night

Centrally situated within historic Chepstow, The Beaufort Hotel offers a range of single, double and family accommodation, within walking distance of Chepstow Racecourse...

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Castle View Hotel, Chepstow
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Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Total Rooms: 14; Rates: 60 - 90 Per Night

Built about 300 years ago as a private residence originally called Woodfield House, this charming hotel offers an unrivalled view of Chepstow Castle, Situated in the town of Chepstow, on the English Welsh border by the b...

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