8 days in Chepstow, Hereford & Ross-on-Wye Itinerary

8 days in Chepstow, Hereford & Ross-on-Wye Itinerary

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Chepstow
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Hereford
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Ross-on-Wye
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Chepstow

Chepstow is a town in Monmouthshire, Wales, adjoining the border with Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tintern Abbey and then explore the historical opulence of Chepstow Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chepstow tour itinerary maker tool.

Bristol to Chepstow is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. August in Chepstow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hereford.
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Hereford — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes The Black and White House Museum. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Black and White House Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hereford holiday planner.

You can drive from Chepstow to Hereford in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hereford are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ross-on-Wye.
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Ross-on-Wye — 5 nights

Ross-on-Wye is a small market town with a population of 9,574, in south eastern Herefordshire, England, located on the River Wye, and on the northern edge of the Forest of Dean. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Barn Owl Centre, Puzzlewood and Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ross-on-Wye: Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon), Gloucester (Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester Quays, &more) and Crickhowell Bridge (in Crickhowell). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, relax in the rural setting at Briery Hill Llamas, walk around Croome, and look for gifts at Truffles Delicatessen.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ross-on-Wye journey planner.

Ross-on-Wye is very close to Hereford. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.
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