New Observations on the River Wye: From Ross-on-Wye to Chepstow

Monmouthshire, Wales to the west of the Wye, Gloucestershire & Herefordshire, England to the east.

Map by Greenwood & Co. 1834, in the possession of Special Collections, University of Michigan

(Claude mirror images below map)


Lancaut, St James’ Church

Tintern Abbey

Chepstow Castle

The Eagle’s Nest & Lower Wyndcliff

(part of Pearcefield walk)


Goodrich Castle

Symond’s Yat Rock

Raglan Castle 7 miles SW along the A-40

The Medieval Gated Bridge over the River Monnow, Monmouth

The Kymin, Naval House & Round Temple

The Devil’s Pulpit

Wintour’s Leap

Chepstow Bridge


The Picturesque Wye Tour, popularised by the Rev. William Gilpin in the late 18th c, it was mostly of the lower Wye, starting at Ross-on-Wye and finishing at Chepstow. Also see the Welsh Tourism Page on the Wye Tour.

All images by A. McKay unless otherwise stated.