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image for Walking Route item type9 Monmouth to Redbrook

Route Overview

The route leaves Monmouth via the Wye Bridge and Cinderford Road on the Offa’s Dyke Path up to the Kymin before the long descent into Redbrook. Here you join the Wye Valley Walk for its return along the river to Monmouth 4km upstream. Points of interest include the Kymin with its Naval Temple. The views across Wales are fantastic.

Route Information

Time/Effort 3 out of 5
Navigation 2 out of 5
Technicality 2 out of 5
Height gain/loss (metres) 410
OS map Ordnance Survey Map: OS Explorer 1:25 000 Sheet OL14 Wye Valley & Forest of Dean
Toilets Public toilets in Agincourt Street.
Refreshments Numerous pubs, cafes and shops in Monmouth. The Bell and The Boat are both just off the route at Redbrook.

Route Details

Monmouth can be reached by bus. Contact www.traveline.org.uk or telephone
08712 002233, text 84268.
Various pay & display car parks are available in Monmouth including
Glendower Street car park (Max. stay - 4 hours)

No of Stiles: None
There are some slopes on the Offa’s Dyke Path.
The Wye Valley Walk runs along the riverside. Paths are rough in places.

Route Essentials

Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Miles: 6

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

17 Monmouth Buckholt Wood