Outline of the five walks for 2023
Route outline…..Follow the river downstream from Monmouth Show Ground to Redbrook. Cross the A466 and return to the Show Ground via the old railway line and Wyesham.
Route outline….Follow the river upstream from Monmouth Show Ground to the Wye road bridge. Leave the river and head up to the Kymin viewpoint. A steepish climb. Excellent views. Head south on the ridge from the Kymin, before turning right to descend into Wyesham and onto Monmouth Show Ground.
WALK 3 - PENALLT CHURCH Viewpoint walk - distance of 8.5 miles.Route outline….Follow the river downstream from Monmouth Show Ground to Redbrook. Cross the river and walk up Lone Lane to the left of the Boat Inn. Turn right after 500 metres and follow several tracks up to Penallt Church. Pass the church and descend through more lanes to the Boat Inn. Cross the river and return to the Show Ground via the old railway line and Wyesham.
WALK 4 - WYE VALLEY VIEW - (Southern route) - distance of 12 miles.
Route outline….Follow the river downstream from Monmouth Show Ground to Redbrook. Cross the river and follow the old railway line to Bigsweir Bridge. Cross the bridge and head up to the Offa’s Dyke car park. Continue up to the ridge and follow Coxbury Lane back to Redbrook. Excellent views along the lane. Return to the Show Ground via the old railway line and Wyesham.
WALK 5 - WYE VALLEY VIEW (Northern route) - with a distance of 13 miles.
Route outline….Follow the river upstream from Monmouth Show Ground to the Wye road bridge. Cross the road bridge towards Monmouth, bear right and continue to follow the river upstream. Cross the Biblins suspension bridge and continue upstream for 500 metres. Turn right and climb up through the woods to the village of Staunton. Continue to the Buck Stone viewpoint, and then onto the Kymin viewpoint. Descend to the Wye road bridge and follow the river downstream to the Show Ground.
You will be given written route instructions for your chosen walk, at Registration on the day of the walk.
Maps are not required, however, if you would like to follow your progress on a map, then we recommend that you use Ordnance Survey “Explorer” series map number OL14.
Unfortunately none of the walks are accessible by wheel chair or push chair.
Free car parking is available at Monmouth Show Ground
To register go to "Entry Forms" page or click HERE
more Please read route details on the "Outline of the Five Walks" page, before entering. Please enter online by Friday 12th May OR enter by POST by May 11th.
more Each entrant will be sent a sponsorship form to circulate to friends who would like to sponsor them.
more Walkers Information Pack
more Additional Important Information
more The Velindre breast cancer centre manages an active, extensive and award winning programme of research into a wide variety of cancers.
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more Remember mobile phone coverage in the Wye Valley is often poor. Emergency contact number on the day 07748 853 328
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back "Walk The Wye" is an annual sponsored walk, in the Monmouth area of Wye valley raising funds for Breast Cancer Research organised by the Rotary clubs of Monmouth, Chepstow and Ross on Wye