Ross-on-Wye is known as The Gateway to the Wye Valley and is recognised as The birthplace of British Tourism.
The town sits proudly upon a sandstone cliff affording beautiful views over a horseshoe bend on the River Wye and westward to the Welsh mountains. It has been voted the UKs best-loved market town and the Marketing Director of the National Express, Tom Stables, said of Ross-on-Wye With its picturesque location and stunning Market House its hardly surprising Ross-on-Wye is regarded as one of the best towns in the UK. Its tough to think of anything more quintessentially British than a market town and we think thats worth celebrating.
This app is a self-guided audio tour is designed to guide people around the lovely Herefordshire market town of Ross-on-Wye. It begins and ends at Homs Road Car Park, which is located at the northern end of the town centre next to the Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth Sea Cadet Centre.
The tour follows a circular walking route of 30 locations around the town that takes around 2 to 2 hours to complete. It is graded as an 'Easy' walk; suitable for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or is seriously unfit, and is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs if they can be lifted over the occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.
It is designed to be followed in the order given and audio instructions of how to from one location to the next is dependent upon this. To navigate between the locations:
1. Go to the page for the next location by either selecting the next button at the bottom of the current page or opening the page from the main locations list.
2. At the top of the screen, directly below the locations title, is the directions audio. Press play to listen to the audio for directions from the current location to this next location.
An alternative navigation method is to select the GPS coordinates directly below the directions audio. This will open Google maps and allow you to navigate from your current location to the location required using Google maps.
For each location, there is an audio presentation. This is located directly below the photograph of the location at the top of the page. Press play on the audio playback bar to listen to the presentation. A transcript of the audio presentation is shown below the audio bar for your reference.
We hope that this self-guide audio tour enhances your visit to Ross-on-Wye and helps make that visit an enjoyable and pleasant experience.
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