Sadly we have had to cancel this year's Walking Festival due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, we have collected together some of the best local walks for you to enjoy. The leaflets are downloadable and there is also a GPX file (see note below) for those of you who can use it.

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Title Length & Grade Distance from Ross
Walk 1 - Beside the Wye
5.6 miles leisurely
0
Walk 2 - Bridstow Walk
3.7 miles leisurely
0
Walk 3 - Ross-on-Wye Buggy Route
4.5 miles easy
0
Walk 4 - Coppett Hill Walk
6.3 miles moderate
5 miles
Walk 5 - The Fording and Burton Court from Weston under Penyard
6.7 miles leisurely
3 miles
Walk 6 - Fownhope and Capler Camp
6 miles moderate
10 miles
Walk 7 - Joyce’s Walk from Bailey Lane End
4 miles moderate
5 miles
Walk 8 - Kilpeck and Coles Tump
6.8 miles moderate
12 miles
Walk 9 - Kings Caple
5.1 miles leisurely
7 miles
Walk 10 - From Woolhope to Sollers Hope in Stile
5.5 miles moderate
10 miles
Walk 11 - Penyard Hill from Ross on Wye
6.2 miles leisurely
0
Walk 12 - Sellack and Hoarwithy
7 miles leisurely
4 miles
Walk 13 - Weston under Penyard to Dancing Green
4.2 miles leisurely
3 miles
Walk 14 - Sellack
3.6 miles leisurely
4 miles
Walk 15 - Harewood End to Hoarwithy Loop
4.5 miles easy
5 miles
Walk 16 - Walks from the Old Court Hotel, Symonds Yat West
3.25 & 5.5 miles leisurely
6.6 miles
Walk 17 - Peterstow - Bridstow Orchard Loop Walk
2.5 miles easy
3 miles
Walk 18 - Weston Cross Loop Walks
2.3 & 4.5 miles moderate
2.5 miles

 

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Please download these leaflets for local walks:

 

Walk 1 - Beside the Wye - A mostly flat 6-mile walk, with a gentle and a short sharp climb following the river Wye through riverside meadows with fine views over Ross and towards May Hill and returning via Brampton Abbotts.

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Walk 2 - Bridstow Walk - A circular and mostly flat stile-free walk, crossing the River Wye at Wilton using footpaths and lanes to Bridstow Church. Includes a loop around Wilton Castle. Views to Ross, May Hill, Penyard Hill and Chase Hill. Can be muddy in places after heavy rain.

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Walk 3 - Ross-on-Wye Buggy Route - A family and buggy friendly walk popular with users of electrically powered scooters and wheelchairs, as well as people with children’s buggies.

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Walk 4 - Coppett Hill Walk - Superb views over the Wye valley and into Wales and an enjoyable river walk.

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Walk 5 - The Fording and Burton Court from Weston under Penyard - A 6.7-mile circular walk north east towards Linton and return via Pontshill.

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Walk 6 - Fownhope and Capler Camp - A superb 6-mile circular walk, taking in two nature reserves, an iron age hill fort and the banks of the River Wye.

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Walk 7 - Joyce’s Walk from Bailey Lane End - A lovely 4 mile circular walk with great views and interesting features, passing through woods and fields to Hope Mansell. The walk then follows a hilly route to the lane near Harechurch Wood and Horn Hill Farm.

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Walk 8 - Kilpeck and Coles Tump - A glorious circular walk beginning at one of Herefordshire’s most famous churches and taking in one of the best viewpoints in the county.

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Walk 9 - Kings Caple - A 5 mile circular walk through beautiful countryside on both sides of the winding River Wye, taking in a suspension bridge, 3 churches and other antiquities.

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Walk 10 - From Woolhope to Sollers Hope in Stile - A 5.5 mile circular walk that starts in the village of Woohope.

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Walk 11 - Penyard Hill from Ross on Wye. A circular walk over Penyard Hill to the village of Weston under Penyard and return over meadows to Ross.

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Walk 12 - Sellack & Hoarwithy - A leisurely 7-mile walk in the Wye valley including a Victorian suspension bridge, an Italianate church and a lovely picnic spot by the river.

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Walk 13 - Weston under Penyard to Dancing Green - A circular walk through Pontshill and Dancing Green, with return along the edge of Penyard woods.

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Walk 14 - Sellack - A leisurely 3.6-mile walk through fields along lanes and tracks with some gentle slopes.

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Walk 15 - Harewood End to Hoarwithy Loop - An easy walk of paths, tracks and quiet country lanes with only a few stiles. Take in the interesting Italianate church at Hoarwithy.

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Link to Harewood End Inn

 

Walk 16 - Walks from the Old Court Hotel, Symonds Yat West - Two stile-free walks along the banks of the Wye taking in numerous historical sites.

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Link to the Old Court Hotel

 

 

Walk 17 - Peterstow - Bridstow Orchard Loop Walk - A stile-free walk along the boundaries of Peterstow and Bridstow through apple orchards using public footpaths and quiet lanes.

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Link to the Yew Tree Inn

 

 

Walk 18 - Weston Cross Loop Walks - A walk under Penyard Park, past the Norman church, Bollitree Castle and fruit orchards.

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Download GPX file

Link to the Weston Cross Inn

 

*GPX file downloads.

Some platforms will download the file directly into the application. However sometimes it is necessary to copy the file first as follow:

Right click on the GPX link and select 'Save Link As', an explorer window opens, select a suitable place to save the link and click on save.

You should now be able to import the GPX file into your application

 

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