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The River Wye



Capler Camp and Mancell's Ferry Walk

Saturday 24th June

As part of the Herefordshire Walking Festival (walk number 51) Landscape Origins of the Wye Valley - a circular walk from the banks of the River Wye to Mancell's Ferry, Rise Farm and Caplor Farm and over Capler Camp looking at the landscape of the Wye Valley.


The walkers set out alongside the Wye with Capler Hill in the background



Huw Sherlock explains the Capler quarries



Towards Mansell's Ferry with Ballingham wood on the left



Mansell's Ferry



Rise Farm



A welcome break at Rise Farm



The barn at Rise Farm



An ancient hollow-way at Rise Farm



A lynchett at Rise Farm



Towards Caplor Farm



Field at Caplor Farm



Picnic lunch in the hill-fort at Capler Hill



The interior of Capler Camp hill-fort



looking south from Capler



The Wye from the western edge of Capler



An old cider press



and the last mile back to the car park




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This project was part-financed by the European Union (EAGGF) and DEFRA through the Herefordshire Rivers LEADER+ Programme.