From the broad riverside meadows of the Herefordshire plain and the soaring limestone cliffs of the lower gorge near Chepstow to the industrial heritage of the Forest of Dean in the east and the far-reaching views of the Trellech plateau in the west, Ben Giles' 40 circular routes offer a refreshing introduction to the picturesque landscape of the Wye Valley, one of the most varied places in Britain to explore on foot. "40 Hill and Riverside Walks" covers: Herefordshire Lowlands and the Woolhope Dome; The Mordiford loop; Woolhope and Marcle Hill; Holme Lacy riverside wander; Fownhope and Capler Camp; Ballingham village circular; King's Caple and Foy meanders; Ross-on-Wye and Chase Wood; Archenfield and the Monnow and Trothy Valleys; Inn and out of Kilpeck; The Garren Valley and Orcop Hill; Garway Hill and Jack O'Kent; Skenfrith and Llanrothal; The Trothy and the lost abbey; Monmouth and the King's Wood; Dingestow and the Trothy; The lost treasures of Troy; The Wye Gorge Coppet Hill and Coldwell Rocks; English Bicknor and Offa's Dyke; King Arthur's Cave and the Seven Sisters; Redbrook and the Newland meander; The mills of Whitebrook; Cleddon Falls and Catbrook; Brockweir and The Hudnalls; The Devil's Pulpit from Brockweir; The Eagle's Nest and Tintem; Chepstow Castle to Piercefield; The cliffs of Lancaut; The Forest of Dean; Lydbrook and Sallowvallets; and, The Kymin and the Buckstone. It also covers: Welshbury Fort and the Dobunni's last stand; Speech House loop; Soudley Bridge and the Old Dean Road; St Briavels and the Slade Brook; Woolaston Ridge and Severn views; The Trellech to Chepstow Plateau; The secluded slopes of Cwmcarfan; Beacon Hill from Trellech; Trellech and Hygga; Wolvesnewton and Gaer Fawr; Devauden and Chepstow Park Wood; St Arvans and Itton Court; and, The stones of Gray Hill.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages, full colour illustrations throughout
- Publisher: Pocket Mountains Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2009
- Category: Walking, hiking, trekking
- ISBN: 9781907025013