Sedbury is a
villagein the Forest of Dean district of west Gloucestershire, England.
It is on the eastern bank of the
River Wye, facing the Welsh town of Chepstow. The village is in the parishof Tidenham.
Historically Sedbury sits alongside the southern end of
Offa's Dykea defensive ditch and dyke built by Anglo SaxonKing Offaof Merciato mark the border with Wales.
Sedbury is the location of
Wyedean ComprehensiveSchool, one of the schools attended by author JK Rowlingand Offa's Mead Primary School.
Sedbury is the beginning of a famous
Offa's Dyke Patha waymarked long-distance footpathand National Trailstretching the length of the border of Wales between Chepstow in South Walesand Prestatynin North Wales.
* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=3687543 photos of Sedbury and surrounding area on geograph]
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