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Wye

Welcome to the home of Wye Exploring

Here we love to explore the Wye rivers, it's mountains, vales, woodlands, towns and everything else in between. Nature lovers we can't get enough of the catchment and go with its flow whenever we can. To learn more about us click here to quickly start exploring the Wye Basin browse below.

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Quick Facts

Swan on tyhe river Wye in the Lower Wye Valley in the Wye Valley A.O.N.B
The Wye is an SSSI site of Special Scientific Interest
The mouth of the river Wye by Philip Halling geograph.org.uk
The Wye flows into the Severn Estuary at Chepstow
The river Wye in the Lower Wye Valley in the Wye Valley A.O.N.B
The Wye is the UK's fourth longest river with no barriers 
River Wye facts. The river Wye is a Welsh and English river.
Starting in Wales the Wye is a Welsh and English river 

8 Classic Views

Whilst hiking the Wye from source we have come across some pretty epic views. Scientifically proven they say awe is good for us and we couldn't agree more as a great view makes us feel that life is ascendant in every way. In fact, they're moments that change our perspective because being fully immersed in an epic view we become the land through which we meander and if its epic or magical then we're epic and magical to. Click here for 8 inspiring Wye Valley views that definitely change you. 

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The Wye basin is made up of 18 main river tributaries all inspiring and worth exploring. Click above for the rivers and walk diaries.

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The Wye is in danger from pollution and high Phosphate levels. We want to make some changes. To see what's happening click Environment to enter the debate and Join the campaign.

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The Wye catchment or basin is made up of three mountain ranges and numerous high summits. Click above to explore them.

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We've hiked all Wye rivers from source. Covering nearly 700 miles we've enjoyed every one. It's time now to explore the trails that intersect the Wye Basin. Some are national trails others are less well known. Click here to see the list of trails that are waiting for you to.

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Thumbs Up For The Wye

When we set out to walk all of the Wye rivers from source one of the worlds greatest explorers Ranulph fiennes was kind enough to lend his support. What did he say about exploring the Wye? He said: "I have travelled a lot over the years and been lucky to see some of the remotest and most beautiful of environments but there is still a thrill in exploring our own back country.  The River Wye is one of the UK’s most pristine and dramatic rivers. Exploring its ecology, its wider waters and its history is well worthwhile. I encourage anyone to support the Wye Explorer. It has my moral support and I recommend it as a highly commendable project."

We were overjoyed with the comment. It is for sure a pristine (in danger at present - go to environment) and dramatic river - worth exploring. Click below for adventure ideas.

Image: Grimsby Telegraph 

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