Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat is renowned for is natural river scenery and the magnificent view from Symonds Yat Rock.

Symonds Yat itself is in a recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well known for its scenic riverside and forest walks.

Cycling, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing and Fishing are all popular activities pursued here.

Kingfisher cruises operate from outside The Saracens Head. They offer 45 min cruises along the River with guided commentry.

Walking and Hiking

There's over 1000 miles of public footpaths in the Wye Valley and surrounding area. Including the popular Sculpture Trail, The Wye Valley Walk & Offas Dyke Path.

Canoeing and Kayaking on the Wye

Why not explore the area by River? You can hire a canoe or kayak from the Wyedean Canoe & Adventure Centre located next to The Saracens Head.


The River Wye is one of the finest fishing destinations in the UK. Please see for all your fishing related enquiries.


The Peregrine Path is a level cycle route which traces the river from Monmouth along the river to The Saracens. It follows the old railway line for 10km and is great for all ages Download The Peregrine Path Map and Hire a bike for the day.