Located in Symonds Yat, the heart of the Wye Valley, Wye Rapids House is a family-owned and run bed and breakfast, set up from the River Wye, offering 10 ensuite rooms, 1 self-contained apartment and its own bar. Set in private grounds, there is car parking, terraces and lawn overlooking deep forest on one side and winding river on the other; the south-facing view enjoyed by 9 of the bedrooms is of the famous Three Counties View (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) which acts as a natural backdrop to the Wye Rapids where the river enters the impressive gorge between the scenic hills of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire.The House lies on the site of the old 1873 railway line that ran from Monmouth to Lydbrook, with the 440 yd rail tunnel set in the foliage next to the property.
Our accommodation is simple and comfortable, providing panoramic views and easy access to the many outdoor pursuits on offer – walking, cycling, canoeing, climbing, fishing, birdwatching and caving. This choice of activities is further enhanced by the opportunity to catch sight of some of our regular visitors, namely the peregrine falcons, deer, hedgehogs and owls who live in the surrounding forest!
We strive towards making each stay memorable so whether you’re looking for a short quiet break or a longer stay, there’s always a warm friendly atmosphere waiting for you after a rewarding day exploring. Wye Rapids House is a perfect base to explore Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Brecon Beacons and Royal Forest of Dean.
Stay with us in the heart of the Wye Valley. With superb views and set in its own grounds, Wye Rapids House offers b&b accommodation, which is ideal for those seeking either quiet seclusion or a base for outdoor activities.
Wye Rapids House is the perfect place to kick back and take it easy in a homely comfortable environment. Take time and absorb the natural beauty of Symonds Yat gorge.
There is so much to see and do around Symonds Yat and the Forest of Dean, from canoeing to cycling, rock climbing, caving, fishing and some stunning Wye Valley walking.