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A 5.4 mile hilly walk around the community of St Arvans north of Chepstow.

On leaving the village the route travels south through the woodlands of the picturesque old Piercefield Estate before joining the Wye Valley Walk and heading north to Lower Wyndcliffe Wood. At this point the path follows the route of the 365 steps up to the Eagle’s Nest. Now high above the river the path crosses open farmland to Penterry Church and Gaer Hill before descending along a country lane back to St. Arvans. Points of interest include the Giant’s Cave, the Eagle’s Nest, Penterry Church and Gaer Hill.

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Health Walk - St. Arvan's Walk, Chepstow2.8 mile route through and to the west of the village of St. Arvan's.

Facilities

Parking

  • Free Parking

Routes

  • Accessibility of route - At least 365 steps
  • Description of route - St. Arvans - Piercefield - Wyndcliffe - Penterry - Wye Valley Walk - St. Arvans
  • Length of route (miles) - 5
  • Typical duration of route - 3 - 3.5 hours

Map & Directions

5 St Arvans Roundabout

Type:Walking Route

St Arvans Memorial Hall, A466, St Arvans, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6DN
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