Little Doward Hillfort Overlooking the Wye Works Completed

Works completed:

  • Removal of conifers to reveal the Iron Age hillfort features beneath the woodland.
  • Archaeological surveys and two phases of excavations to explore and record the historic features on the site.
  • Re-building of the dry stone walls, originally bordering the Wyastone estate.
  • Ongoing maintenance of the site managed partly through the introduction of grazing cattle.
  • Information panels at the entrances to the site to explain the features of interest.
  • Trail leaflet detailing a walk connecting Little Doward hillfort and Symonds Yat Rock hillfort (via King Arthur’s Cave, the Biblins, New Weir Forge and Symonds Yat West limekilns).

Facilities

  • Information
  • Car park
  • Picnic