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The Weather in Symonds Yat
Above are the weather conditions for Symonds Yat. On average, the warmest month is July. February is the coolest month, with the average minimum temperature falling to 3°. The rainiest month is January, while the driest month is March.
Ancient caves and castles await near Symonds Yat holiday homes
On the banks of the famous River Wye, Symonds Yat rises from the top of a 500 foot high limestone ridge, overlooking woods and meadows. Peregrine falcons soar over the cliffs at this natural lookout close by your holiday home.
There are clutches of superb traditional pubs in the Symonds Yat valley. The Saracens Head dates to the 26th century, and its position on the river remains as scenic and pleasant as it did hundreds of years ago. Expect a flagstone floor, many local ciders and ales, and exquisite river views. River cruises leave from the pub.
Meanwhile, the pleasent Wye Knot Inn serves up home cooked food and real ales, along with a healthy helping of historic ambiance. Live music, Sunday quizzes and Sunday lunch are events worth commuting for at this charming country pub.
Ancient caves and castles
King Arthur's Cave near Great Doward is a gold mine of archaeology. Sabre tooth tiger bones have been discovered in the ancient grotto, which was inhabited in Palaeolithic times.
Goodrich Castle stands close by the Wye on a sandstone outcrop. The baronial palace is nearly 1,000 years old, and was built during the reign of King Stephen. It is rumoured to be haunted by a pair of lovers who were drowned when they attempted to flee across the Wye during a siege. On stormy nights, you might just spot them riding a phantom horse.
Notable landmarks in Wye
In the midst of the Wye Valley, you'll find the picturesque motte and bailey known as Wilton Castle. In a strategic position on an Anglo-Saxon road, the castle is hewn from local sandstone. Explore its stunning gardens too.
On a prominent hill in the Wye Valley stands the Kymin, an 18th century round house. Overlooking Monmouth, the naval monument celebrates some of Britain's great admirals. It's the perfect place for a picnic with a view.
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