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Coleford Road | Ferrie Ln, Ross-On-Wye HR9, UK, Coleford GL16 7NY, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you are in the area this is a “must see”. The views are out of this world. There is a small car park and from there the walk to the top is easy. We went late in the day so there was nothing open...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the perfect place for a hike. Before you set off parking the car is easy, cashless parking is available. Here you will also find toilets and changing facilities. After our very, very long walk we stopped off for a hot drink and cake...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anneliesebridges
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early, arriving at 9am before the crowds and had the place to ourselves. It does get very busy at weekends. Lots of car parking spaces and reasonable charges at £2 for up to two hours and £4 for four hours which didn't seem...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Symonds Yat Rock (in the Forest of Dean) on a slightly overcast day and hence found the carpark almost empty. Symonds Yak is a limestone outcrop rising just over 150m above the banks of the River Wye near where the river performs a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Good car park, with loos and cafe. Walks are reasonably well signed. The view from the rock is excellent,the sun came out while we were there. Cafe closes 2:30 in winter

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

What a great day out . The views are spectacular and with a choice off coloured trails to walk there’s something for everyone. There’s a couple off viewing point that can’t be missed , ample parking , not free but a fair price. There’s a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Toni W
Reviewed 17 November 2018

excellent walks around here all sign posted nicely, We will be returning again soon Great views lots of parking

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jjvp74
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The woodland area is a mix of trees but there are oak and beech, creating an amazing display of autumn colours. The views from the viewpoints were spectacular. You can see for miles on a clear day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jacquicodd
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed. Amazing views of the river Wye and countryside. Brilliant colours. Gorgeous sunny day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen1616
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a few walks around the area. The highlight was the viewpoint. We also walked down to the river wye (the walk back up was hard work) we added a coin to the coin tree half way. We would return for the views alone.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Barbara H
2 January 2019|
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Response from 123_Sussex_UK | Reviewed this property |
GL16 7NZ is the one to use
29 December 2018|
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Response from Andrew081 | Reviewed this property |
There is a short push chair friendly walk from the car park to the cafe and the viewing platforms, but for longer walks a baby carrier would be needed.
Barbara H
23 October 2018|
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Response from Susieq1976 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... that should be GL16 7NZ! 🤦🏻‍♀️