Symonds Yat Vacation Packages
Many of Herefordshire’s key attractions can be found within easy reach of Symonds Yat, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Tintern Abbey and the much-loved Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre. Two other interesting attractions that are located close by Symonds Yat are Berkeley Castle and Chepstow Racecourse.
Savvy travelers in Symonds Yat, looking for something different, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of City Museum in Gloucester, the Hereford Cider Museum in Hereford and the Gloucester Folk Museum. Acclaimed galleries, include the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery in Hereford.
While you are here, visit the nearby local attractions such as Gloucester Cathedral in Gloucester, Chepstow Castle in Chepstow and Hereford Cathedral in Hereford. These spots are popular with locals and tourists alike. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions at Thornbury Castle in Bristol.
Go to Merchants' Quay in Gloucester for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
When winter sets in, enjoy Symonds Yat’s most popular ski slopes at the Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre in Gloucester.
Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester is the perfect place to spend an afternoon enjoying rugby union, and to see local legends, the Gloucester, in action. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of red and white, as rugby union fans flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
At the end of a busy day enjoying Symonds Yat, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South M5, Jct.12, the St Pierre Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Chepstow, or the Hallmark Hotel Gloucester.