Take to the water
As the Wye tour was generally taken by boat, many of the views the early tourists enjoyed can only be seen on the river. Why not hire a canoe from Monmouth canoe centre or take a short cruise from Symonds Yat West?
Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre
Hire a canoe or kayak and explore the Wye Valley from the water
Castle Yard, old Dixton Road, Monmouth NP25 3DP
Tel: +44 (0)1600 713461/716083 or visit the website
Riverboat Cruises at Symonds Yat West
The Lady Christina, The Jacqueline D and The Lady Charmaine leave Symonds Yat West Leisure Park for short cruises from the 13th century church of Saint Dubricous to the rapids.
Tel: +44 (0)1600 890350/07976 413330 or visit the website
Kingfisher Cruises from Symonds Yat
Kingfisher Cruises operate daily river trips from Symonds Yat. The forty minute trips through the Symonds yat gorge depart around 11am.
Tel: +44 (0)1600 891063/07831 297672 or visit the website