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, then take the bus…
a. Use the Traveline planner to get to Whitchurch, then:
From the Whitchurch, Crown Hotel/Tower Stores bus stop walk over the bridge over the A40 towards Symonds Yat West for 100 yards to the roundabout;
From 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. Use the Traveline planner to get to Symonds Yat Rock, Gloucestershire, and see our free O.S. Openspace map for the walk and ferries to us.
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.
There are mostly car-free trails and rides to us from:
Biblins Youth Campsite, Braceland Adventure Centre, Holly Barn Adventure Centre or Welsh Bicknor Youth Hostel;
Camping in the Forest, Doward Park or Riverside Campsites and Forest Holidays lodges;
Goodrich Castle, Symonds Yat East or Yat Rock;
Monmouth on National Cycle Route 423 Peregrine Path
Users must exercise their own judgement about suitability of routes, cross-country and traffic hazards. Safety on wilderness trails depends on personal capability. Ferries from Symonds Yat East close when the river is high and in winter. Users of GPS mobile phone apps such as Google Maps may experience significant loss of signal in woodland and the Upper Wye Gorge.