The village of Redbrook sits on the border between England and Wales in Gloucestershire, England. Redbrook lies north east of Pen-twyn, south west of Coleford and south east of Monmouth. Nearby towns and villages include Newland, Penallt, Staunton, Clearwell and Hoop.
The village sits on the banks of the River Wye in the Wye valley, in one of the most picturesque areas in southern Britain.
Redbrook is surrounded by many footpaths, these include Offa's Dyke Path, which runs 177 miles through no less than eight different counties and crosses over the border between England and Wales over 20 times. The Wye Valley Trail also passes close to the village on its 136 mile journey from Chepstow through Rhayader and on to its source near Pumlumon in the hills above Aberystwyth.
Redbrook was historically an important industrial centre, with many different sites, including the oldest site the King's Mill, a corn mill first made in 1434, that was in use till the year 1925. Following a disastrous fire, only ruins and the wheelpit can now be seen. Other important historical sites included an iron furnace, tinplate works and copper works.
The most recognized feature at Redbrook would be the Penallt Viaduct, It once carried the Wye Valley Railway across the river and now forms part of the Wye Valley Path.