Symonds Yat Rock
Symonds Yat Rock
4.5
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8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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  • norman
    Farnborough, United Kingdom428 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great view, nice cafe
    We cycled up on the marked trail from the forest holidays site, which was really enjoyable. The view is fabulous and the cafe has great coffee and cake. You can also take a short diversion from the trail down to the river and from there cycle to Monmouth or across Biblins bridge to King Arthurs cave. Happy days!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 May 2023
  • Amberleyadrian
    Burgess Hill, United Kingdom645 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic views over Wye river and surrounding area
    Car park short walk from viewpoint, cafe which sold snacks and ice creams with a lot of picnic tables onsite. Nice lookup area with info boards to see fantastic views of surrounding countryside, river and nearby rocks. Can also do a steepish walk down to the river to one of the pubs for food / drinks.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 1 June 2023
  • Tracy L
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Superb view
    Fantastic place to visit, with spectacular views from the top, a must see if you are staying in the area. Good facilities with a small cafe with picnic benches. Also a toilet block if needed. Finding the exit was a challange as that wasnt very well signposted. Overall the view was amazing.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Shemlock
    Manchester, United Kingdom43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning views, beautiful walk along the river
    Beautiful part of the country to take a walk, enjoy the views, walk by the river. Stunning. Loved the boat taxi that for a small fee brings you across to the other side. Lovely pub and cafe to sit and gets refreshments and watch the world go by
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Richard.R
    119 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Views
    Remembered coming here as a child and as soon as we got to viewpoint, I could see why it had stuck in my mind for 50+ years. Amazing Views over the valley. Well laid out, easy path from car park.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Amanda S
    17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Extraordinary views....
    I can't say enough good things about this spot. There are some lovely walking trails in the area, with a cute cafe and reasonable parking. But really the only thing you need to know here is that the walk up to the Edmonds Yat Rock viewpoint is well worth it as what you will find is breathtaking. Take a camera and binoculars and you may be lucky enough to see the Peregrine Falcons or Hawks on the nearby cliffs.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 August 2023
  • Isabel
    Solihull, United Kingdom102 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning views
    Lovely spot for a family visit! Lots of parking available and an accessible car park… The trails are nicely signposted and clear for guests and the views are stunning! Highly recommend for anyone who loves beautiful views✨
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 March 2024
  • Mrs M B
    Devon, United Kingdom3,159 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning view
    What a lovely place to stop , plenty of parking . stunning views of the river wye. we would have walked up from the bottom but we’d already walked 8.5 miles and my bad knee was hurting , so we choose to drive up instead. it was worth it. the views are amazing . nice coffee and tea cabin at the top to . we will definatly return .
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 April 2024
  • trudyjane2016
    5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Symonds Yat Rock
    Superb view at the Rock viewpoint. Alas no peregrines seen but plenty of buzzards, the former being my objective but not the best time yet. Good cafe. Bring change for parking meter or use the Ringo app.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 April 2024
  • Mike
    Glossop, United Kingdom1,136 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great view!
    Lovely views out over the winding river Wye. There’s a timber causeway and bridge that makes good level access too. Little cafe, picnic tables and parking close by.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 25 April 2024
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Bob J
Taunton, UK299 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great views from the viewpoint over river. The car park is a bit confusing but OK.
Good toilets and basic cafe. There are also a series of nice walks
Written 19 May 2024
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Sunshine03009247288
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We did one of the walks, it was well signposted but halfway around the signs disappeared. So we made up our own route back. Perfect day ferryman was great, no signal on my phone to pay at carpark but I did have cash in the car. Lovely views. Shame so much rubbish at King Arthur's cave.
Written 5 May 2024
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Mike
Glossop, UK1,136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Lovely views out over the winding river Wye. There’s a timber causeway and bridge that makes good level access too. Little cafe, picnic tables and parking close by.
Written 25 April 2024
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trudyjane2016
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Superb view at the Rock viewpoint. Alas no peregrines seen but plenty of buzzards, the former being my objective but not the best time yet. Good cafe. Bring change for parking meter or use the Ringo app.
Written 18 April 2024
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Tom P
Oxford, UK40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
A wonderful view out over the countryside, but do take change to pay for the parking. Nice cafe, friendly staff lovely cakes!
Written 17 April 2024
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Mrs M B
Devon, UK3,159 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
What a lovely place to stop , plenty of parking . stunning views of the river wye. we would have walked up from the bottom but we’d already walked 8.5 miles and my bad knee was hurting , so we choose to drive up instead. it was worth it. the views are amazing . nice coffee and tea cabin at the top to . we will
definatly return .
Written 14 April 2024
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Isabel
Solihull, UK102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Lovely spot for a family visit! Lots of parking available and an accessible car park… The trails are nicely signposted and clear for guests and the views are stunning! Highly recommend for anyone who loves beautiful views✨
Written 16 March 2024
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Emma J
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
Went for a solo visit to this absolutely stunning place it was a a 20 min walk from my campsite to Symonds Yat the prob another hf hour to walk along the river cross on a hand pull boat and then finding your way to the view point I was so lucky on the day I chose to walk it as the weather was a amazing which made seeing the view point all the more stunning see it on a clear day
Written 8 March 2024
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Paul O
Wells, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
The views are amazing, we could see across into Wales. The river Wye was in flood and had burst its banks. This meant we kept to the high ground to keep our feet dry
Written 7 January 2024
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Adrian S
Berkshire, UK164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Fabulous autumnal colours and great views. Pretty quiet at this time of year too. We even saw one of the local peregrine falcons.
Written 27 November 2023
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