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Cathedral & rivers graphic, path name on orange discWysis Way

Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire

84 km / 52 miles
Linking Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at Monmouth to the beginning of the Thames Path National Trail in Gloucestershire, this walk crosses the distinctive areas of the Forest of Dean, the Severn Vale and the Cotswolds. En route it crosses a third national trail, the Cotswold Way, and it also links with the Three Choirs Way and other long distance paths.


Waymark: Cathedral & rivers graphic, path name on orange disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Cathedral & rivers graphic, path name on orange disc
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SO509129 - Monmouth, Monmouthshire View on StreetMap
Finish: ST985976 - Kemble Station, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Forest of Dean & Wye Valley Tourism - Wysis Way Wysis Way [YouTube video] - Wysis Way part 1 [blog] - Wysis Way part 2 [blog] Cheltenham Outlier - Wysis Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Wysis Way: Offa's Dyke to the Thames Path  (Walking Pages  - 2012 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 162, 163
OS Landranger Active 162, 163
OS Explorer 14, 168, 179, 189
OS Explorer Active 14, 168, 179, 189

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Route Profile:

84.2 km (52.3 miles)
2,228 m (7,310 ft) ascent
296 m (971 ft)  maximum height

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