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8. Symonds Yat West Hand Ferry

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Symonds Yat West Hand Ferry

Symonds Yat West is a small village on the Herefordhire side of the River Wye, conncted to Symonds Yat East on the opposite bank in Gloucestershire by two hand ferries. For a small fee, the ferryman will pull you accross the river using an overhead rope.

The river at Symonds Yat has cut a deep gorge in the limestone, exposing many impressive cliff faces. Nearby, Symonds Yat Rock, is a scenic viewpoint towering over 390 ft above the river, and is an excellent vantage point from where to see peregrine falcons and other wildlife.

Symonds Yat Address:
Symonds Yat
Herefordshire, HR9 6JL
England, UK
Symonds Yat Hand Ferry Opening Times:
Daylight hours during late spring, summer and early autumn, 
Symonds Yat Hand Ferry Admission:
Not known.  
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