Choose a method:
Lorries, coaches, buses, and vehicles over 7.5 T prohibited on B4432 Yat Rock to Huntsham bridge, Goodrich: Gradient 1:5, narrow road.
These local taxi services can carry a few bicycles:
The following services can’t transport bikes:
Symonds Yat station closed to passengers in 1959, so use the National Rail planner to get to Newport, Gloucester or Hereford.
Use the Traveline planner to get to Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth, Hereford or Coleford, then:
a. See Herefordshire Council’s public transport timetables to get to Whitchurch, Herefordshire:
Take the Ross-on-Wye to Whitchurch, Service 34; or Monmouth to Whitchurch, Service 34; or Hereford to Whitchurch, Service 411 (Wednesday only):
At the Whitchurch, Crown Hotel/Tower Stores bus stop walk over the bridge over the A40 towards Symonds Yat West for 100 yards;
At the Whitchurch, Roundabout/School bus stop walk south along the B4164 towards Symonds Yat West for 150 yards, then turn left into the Wye Valley Visitor Centre.
b. Take the Coleford to Symonds Yat Rock, service 709 (Tuesday and Friday only) to Symonds Yat Rock, Gloucestershire, and see our free O.S. Openspace map for the walk and ferries to us.
Use our free Ordnance Survey Openspace Webmap on your smartphone, or import the gpx overlay for a hiking SatNav.
Select the start of your walk to us:
Users must exercise their own judgement about suitability of routes, cross-country and traffic hazards. Safety on trails depends on personal capability. Ferries and river buses from Symonds Yat East close when the river is high and in winter.
We are at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference SO 553175 or 51°51’14”N, 2°39’01”W on:
Landranger sheet 162 1:50,000 Gloucester & Forest of Dean;
Outdoor Leisure sheet 14 1:25,000 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean.