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Yat Rock's peregrine falcons
Lots to see and do at the internationally renowned viewpoint. Nearby cliffs are the nesting place of Peregrine Falcons that soar above the valley of the River Wye 120m below. It is also the site of an Iron Age hill fort and the fim lcoation used  for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1.
www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/discover/all/i-4442-Symonds_Yat_Rock?query=symonds%20yat%20rock

Rope Ferry

Symonds Yat East
A hand-operated ferry boat operating between the banks of Symonds Yat East and Symonds Yat West

Hilltop Birds of Prey

At Hill top BOP, we offer an affordable, no hassle, falconry experience, using predatory birds both indigenous and exotic. Using species of Hawk, Falcon and Owl, we educate audiences of every age and background on the art, and sport of falconry, as well as the beauty, grace and power of these fascinating raptors. It is our mission to teach audiences, all over the importance of wildlife and conservation, and indeed the animals found in it, priding ourselves with many species of raptors both recognisable and loved in this country.
www.hilltopbop.com/
Tel:
01989 759414

River Cruises
Kingfisher Cruises
The Kingfisher, which seats 32 and the Wye Pride which seats 50 offer a range of facilities to both day visitor to Symonds Yat and those looking for an unusual and pleasant setting for dinner parties and buffets, or simply an evening cruise on the river.
www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/discover/Things%20to%20do/i-3557-Kingfisher_Cruises

Symonds Yat Leisure

Cruises on the River Wye passing the 13th century Church of Saint Dubricous and the breathtaking view of the rapids.  Enjoy the commentary giving the fascinating history of the the beautiful Wye Valley.  These cruises will at your request stop directly outside Ye Olde Ferrie Inne.
http://www.symondsyatleisure.co.uk/wye_river_cruises.html


Visitor Attractions
Wye Valley Visitor Centre

Symonds Yat West
The Wye Valley Visitor Centre is at the very heart of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where the spectacular Upper Wye Gorge opens out briefly into farmland before the River Wye plunges back between cliffs overlooking the Wye.  In the picturesque Wye Valley, the rolling hills south of Hereford shake hands with the Forest of Dean across the River Wye at Symonds Yat.
www.wyevalleyvisitorcentre.co.uk/

AMazing Hedge Puzzle
Symonds Yat West
The Jubilee Maze is one of Britain’s most famous traditional hedge mazes, with a romantic temple at the centre and over a kilometre of hedges. It was planted by Lindsay and Edward Heyes in 1977
www.mazes.co.uk/

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo
Symonds Yat West
You can walk with butterflies from around the world. Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo is indoors, it’s tropical and it’s teeming with exotic butterflies.
www.butterflyzoo.co.uk/

Wye Valley Mini Golf
Symonds Yat West
A twelve-hole roman ruin fantasy set in spectacular scenery in the Wye Valley.  An outstanding outdoor course with all-weather artificial-turf fairways. The design unites a picturesque roman ruin theme, retro minigolf style and adventure golf features for ultimate playability for all ages.
www.wyevalleyminigolf.co.uk/

Wye Valley Warfare Laser Ops
Symonds Yat West
Set Europe ablaze as a Secret Agent...  Execution: Two thrilling 12-minute combat games on our purpose-built battleground for 2 to 24 Secret Agents and Partisans, no booking needed, subject to availability. Just come along from 10 a.m., or use our Online Offer to make a really great day out. You will be given a start time for your games when you arrive.
www.laserops.co.uk/

Symonds Yat West Amusement Park
The park is situated on the bank of the river in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley, providing a day out for all ages and tastes.
www.symondsyatleisure.co.uk/


Castles
Skenfrith Castle

Remains of early 13th-century castle, built beside the River Monnow to command one of the main routes from England.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/skenfrith-castle/#


Goodrich Castle

Goodrich Castle stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat
www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/goodrich-castle/


Canoe Hire
The River Wye Canoe Hire Company
The River Wye is renowned as being the canoeing capital of Europe.  It is a truly a majestic river; full of wildlife and colour. We at The River Wye Canoe Hire Company specialise in Canoe Hire & Guided  trips on the River Wye as well as a range of other outdoor activities including Guided Mountain Bike trips, Guided walks,  Abseiling & Rock climbing.  We operate from as far up as Glasebury and down as far as Redbrook, south of Monmouth, which many regard as being one of the most picturesque river sections in the UK.
www.riverwyecanoehire.com/

Wyedean Canoe Hire
All Water Based Activities are run from our private riverside centre here in Symonds Yat East.  All Land Based Activities are run from our private activity centre on Symonds Yat Rock.  
We offer lots of different Outdoor Adventure Activities including:

Canoe Hire, Raft Building, Canoeing and Kayaking on the River Wye,
Rock Climbing, Abseiling on Symonds Yat Rock Cliffs, Caving through natural systems in the Wye Valley, Tree Top Adventures in our own High & Low Ropes Course, Archery and Orienteering in the Forest of Dean.
www.wyedean.co.uk/

Monmouth Canoe Hire
We hire a range of canoes and kayaks suitable for multi persons for short hire periods to multi day hire, perfect to enjoy a great experience on the River Wye providing a fun day out for all. Multi-day trippers can also benefit from tipi hire, this can easily be arranged.
www.monmouthcanoe.co.uk/

Canoe the Wye
We take you from our canoe hire centre (Symonds Yat West) up river for the start of your river Wye canoe trip and you paddle back to us. Depending on how long you want to hire a canoe for will depend on how far upstream from Symonds Yat we will take you.
www.canoethewye.co.uk/

Ross-on-Wye Canoe Hire
Ross on Wye Canoe Hire are one of the UK's leading canoe hire specialists. We operate on the River Wye, serving Hereford to Monmouth - one of the most picturesque river sections in the UK.
Throughout most of the year, the Wye is a wonderful majestic river, teaming with wildlife. The river offers something for everyone, great for a person who has never canoed before through to experienced canoeists who fancy a challenge.
www.thecanoehire.co.uk/

 
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