Symonds Yat Rock Hillfort

Site Owner: Forestry Commission England


The Wye Valley and Symonds Yat Rock have been used as a travel destination since the 18th century after they were popularised by the Reverend William Gilpin, the pioneer of the ‘Picturesque’ movement.  His writings influenced the popularity of English landscape painting and inspired the Romantic poets.


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