Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse, Ferrie Lane, Symonds Yat West, Herefordshire HR9 6BL

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This beautiful riverside pub has been standing on the banks of the River Wye since the 15th century. With charming traditional features, warming open fires and stunning views across the valley, Ye Old Ferrie Inn is the ideal base for your exploration of the Wye Valley. Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse, adjoining the inn, is the perfect place for you to hang up your rucksack, kick off your walking boots and relax. There are two bunkrooms, sleeping 6 and 12, which are cosy, practical and affordable. You can watch the world float by as you relax on the two riverside terraces. Meals are available in the inn which serves traditional pub food, all locally sourced. The inn also has double B&B rooms with riverside views. The area is ideal for canoeing, walking and rock climbing. This accommodation is featured on our map of Central England and Shropshire and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    20:1x14, 1x6 + dbl B&B rooms.
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £15 per person. For sole use please ring to enquire.
  • Booking:

    Book by phone or email.
  • Directions:

    From A40 Ross-on-Wye to Abergavenny take junction signed Whitchurch/Symonds Yat West (B4164). Stay on B4164 and take slight left at Ferrie Lane and continue onto Washings Lane.
  • Public Transport:

    Train stations at Newport, Lydney, Hereford or Gloucester. Regular buses from Monmouth or Ross-on-Wye.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Offa's Dyke path.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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Ross on Wye’s 11th Walking Festival 27 – 29 Sept 2019

November 28th 2018

3 days of guided walks along trails and footpaths in or near the glorious setting of the Wye Valley, one of the best kept secrets in the walking world

There will be something for walkers of all abilities and interests, with walks ranging from just under 3 miles to around 8 miles. Many of the walks involve things other than just walking.

For instance there’s a Cream Tea walk, a walk and steam train ride, a lunch cruise on the river Wye and several pub lunch walks. There’s  also a bird watching walk, a geology walk and a walk looking back to the creation of the first long-lasting railway lines made from special steel developed in the nearby Forest of Dean.

Several walks offer a long or short option and all of this in or near the beautiful Wye Valley. For more information go to the Walking Festival’s own website.

For accommodation nearby look no further than Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse.  Standing on the banks of the River Wye this 15th century pub,  with its charming traditional features, offers warming open fires, stunning views across the valley and B&B accommodation.  Adjoining the Inn, the bunkhouse offers  practical and affordable accommodation in two cosy bunkrooms sleeping 6 and 12.





Ross on Wye Walking Festival near Ye Old Ferrie Inn

Wild Swimming in the River Wye

June 26th 2017

Experienced tuition at Ye Old Ferrie Inn, with great food and a riverside bunkhouse

Experience a swim on the Wild Side at Ye Old Ferrie Inn on the River Wye.   Experienced swimmer, Angela Jones,  has been swimming in the Wye for 25 years.  She runs weekly swims and can provide swimming tuition for groups visiting the bunkhouse.  Find out more at   Ye Old Ferrie Inn is a family run riverside pub that has been standing on the banks of the River Wye since the 15th century.   With  warming open fires, great food and a riverside bunkhouse.   Get out of the river to a welcome at the bar and stunning views across the valley.

Wild Swiming with angela jones

Canoeing on the River Wye

December 4th 2016

Ye Old Ferrie Inn at Symonds Yat provides rest and restoration on the Wye.

If you enjoy messing around on rivers then you would love a holiday canoeing along river Wye.  It is easy to arrange canoe hire from one of the companies along the river.  They will meet you upriver and collect you a few days latter further down.  You can camp for a night or two or B&B,  and then and stay at Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse when you come to Symonds Yat.  The old Inn faces the river, with a wide broad patio stepping down to the river and excellent for portage at Symonds Yat.  The Inn has a welcoming atmosphere and serves good food and ale.  The upstairs bunkrooms overlook the river.  There is a room for 6 and a larger bunkroom for 14.  There is also B&B in double rooms.

canoeing on the river wye

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