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image for Viewpoint/Beauty Spot item typeUpper Wyndcliff at Wye Valley Woodlands (NRW)

Viewpoint/Beauty Spot, free entry

View from Eagles Nest Wye Valley Woodlands

View from Eagles Nest Wye Valley Woodlands

View from the Eagles Nest Wye Valley Woodlands

Details

The nest was made in 1828 for the Duke of Beaufort when such dramatic viewpoints were fashionable.

Wyndcliff Wood is a superb example of the lower Wye Valley Gorge Woodlands with ancient ‘hanging’ beech and yew as well as lime, ash and hazel coppice. Enter this woodland here or from the Lower Wyndcliff car park at Grid Reference ST 527973.

The long distance Wye Valley Walk passes through Wyndcliff Wood and you can join the walk from the Lower Wyndcliff car park. This is on the right as you head north along the A466 to Monmouth.

Directions:

You can get to the Upper Wyndcliff car park via a lane off the A466, 1/2 mile north of St Arvans. The car park is on the right after about 1/2 mile.

Public Transport:

The nearest rail station is in Chepstow.

The OS Grid reference is: ST 526 971

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

There are several walking trails that start from the different car parks associated with the Wye Valley Woodlands. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

Open all the time

Prices

Free entry

Contact

Enquiries

0300 065 3000

Address

Wye Valley,
Between Chepstow and Monmouth,
GL16 7NZ

Location

Directions

Plan route to Wye Valley Woodlands  (NRW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 565156  Lat: 51.83800 Long: -2.63244

Chepstow, Monmouth, Newport, Ross on Wye, Cinderford, Coleford, Lydney, Chepstow, Caldicot, and Abergavenny are the nearest towns or villages.

The A 466 runs though the Wye Valley, between Chepstow and Monmouth.

OS Grid Reference: ST515932

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

There are several walking trails that start from the different car parks associated with the Wye Valley Woodlands. Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.