Picnic Sites

Enjoy a leisurely picnic at one of the idyllic sites in the Wye Valley AONB.
Please remember to take your litter home with you and leave the sites as you would like to find them

Goodrich Castle
The picnic area is at the entrance to Goodrich Castle

Kerne Bridge
The Kerne Bridge picnic area is near the Wye Valley Walk and canoe launch site with car parking.

Lower Wyndcliff Woods
The Lower Wyndcliff site is on the A466 bteween Tintern and St Arvans. There are lovely views from this site which is alongside the Wye Valley Walk. The path to Eagle's Nest viewpoint is across the road from the site

This picnic and barbeque area beside the car park at Whitestone has views of Llandogo and the River Wye. Set amongst Forestry Commission Wales woodland it also has an extensive children's play area.

Old Station Tintern
Old Station Tintern
is a refurbished railway station complex offering picnic and barbeque areas, café, exhibitions and shop within railway carriages. The centre offers easy walks down to the River Wye, activities for children and exhibitions in the Railway Signal Box. It also houses the Circle of Legends sculptures.

Riverside, Ross-on-Wye
Take the opportunity to picnic on the riverside meadows at Ross with easy river walks

Chepstow Castle
Chepstow Castle
is set high upon cliffs above the River Wye, where it guarded the main river crossing from Southern England into Wales. It offers picnic facilities and the Chepstow Tourist Information Centre is located in the car park.

Broadmoor Common
Broadmoor Common lies on a minor road between Mordiford and Woolhope, this site is in a local nature reserve.

Brinkley Hill
Combine a visit to Brockhampton Church, a mile away, with a picnic at Brinkley Hill. Then stroll along the Wye Valley Walk, accessible from the car park, to Capler Camp and viewpoint. Parking spaces for 10 cars and with 2 picnic tables.


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