Campsites in the Wye Valley
The Wye Valley region covers parts of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, spanning the border between England and Wales. This area of outstanding natural beauty boasts varied countryside as well as picturesque market towns and historic cities. Wye Valley campsites offer the best of both worlds, providing the perfect location for you to enjoy a relaxing break with a wide variety of activities and attractions available too. If you want to enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery the UK has to offer, camping in the Wye Valley may be just the holiday you are looking for.
Perfectly situated for enjoying views of the Malvern Hills all year round walking or visiting historic local town and villages, this beautiful, well maintained and popular site has won numerous awards and welcomes campers back year after year. Fly fishing is available just three miles from the site, while coarse fishing can be enjoyed a little further away. The more active campers can enjoy numerous walk and cycle trails through the Malvern Hills. Other local attractions include the Three Counties Showground, Eastnor Castle and Gloucester Waterways Museum.
Hereford is a cathedral city, which lies on the River Wye, east of the border with Wales, southwest of Worcester and northwest of Gloucester. Set in an idyllic rural location, next to a beautiful fishing lake, this award-winning campsite is in the perfect spot for relaxing, exploring the surrounding countryside, fishing and walking. Local attractions include Hereford Cathedral, Eastnor Castle, Three Choirs Vineyard, Slimbridge Wetland Centre and the Three Counties Showground. The nearby Malvern Hills are a haven for walkers and cyclists, while the less active can enjoy the Elgar Route – a 40 mile driving trail passing more than 40 places of interest relating to the composer’s life and music.
More about the Wye Valley
The Wye Valley region is home to many fascinating and culturally significant towns and cities. Hereford, county town of Herefordshire, lies on the river Wye and is well known for its historic cathedral which dates back to the 11th century. The market town of Ross on Wye is the perfect place to stroll along picturesque streets and browse independent shops. Each year, Hay on Wye hosts its world famous festival which celebrates literature and the arts. The largest poetry festival in the UK can be found in the nearby town of Ledbury every July.
Symonds Yat is a historic village, and popular tourist destination, which straddles the river Wye. On the east side of the river, Symonds Yat is in Gloucestershire and on the west side, the village lies in Herefordshire. The nearby Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo is a great attraction for all the family.
The Three Counties Show Ground, which can be found in the north of the Wye Valley region just a few miles from Malvern, holds over 250 events throughout the year. From agricultural and automotive shows to craft fairs, the Three Counties Show Ground has something for everyone.
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