Walking Holiday in England and
|Online booking available|
Hike the Wye Valley Walk
from its source near Plynlimon and Hafren Forest in Wales in the Cambrian Mountains to its estuary at Chepstow, via Monmouth,
Hay-on -Wye, Builth Wells and Rhayadar.
The Wye Valley Walk is a 136 mile (218 km) way-marked long-distance walking trail. This hiking tour can be walked in either direction, upstream or downstream.
|This self guided
walking holiday passes through England and Wales and takes in the counties
of Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Powys and is a great introduction to
walking holidays in England and Wales. The Wye Valley Walk passes through
some spectacular river valley landscapes full of wildlife and heritage.
The Wye Valley Walk is clearly waymarked with the leaping salmon logo discs to provide reassurance on your walking holiday.
14 nights, 13 days walking
Min/max daily distance:
Average Daily distance:
This walk connects with:
Offa's Dyke Path
Source to Chepstow
13 days walking, 14 nights
Day 1: Arrive at Hafren Forest
Day 2: Halfen Forest to Llangurig 12 miles
Day 3: Llangurig to Rhayader 12 miles
Day 4: Rhayader to Newbridge on Wye 9 miles
Day 5: Newbridge on Wye to Builth Wells 7 miles
Day 6: Builth Wells to Boughrood 13 miles
Day 7: Boughrood to Hay on Wye 8 miles
Optional Day: in Hay on Wye
Day 8: Hay on Wye to Staunton on Wye 11 miles
Day 9: Staunton on Wye to Hereford 12 miles
Optional Day: extra day in Hereford
Day 10: Hereford to Brockhampton 10 miles
Day 11: Brockhampton to Goodrich 12 miles
Day 12: Goodrich to Monmouth 13 miles
Day 13: Monmouth to Tintern 11 miles
Day 14: Tintern to Chepstow 6 miles
Day 15: Depart after breakfast
can walk this hiking tour over 14 days at about 10 miles per day. If you
do not have a fortnight available, you can walk it in 2 separate weeks:
Chepstow to Hay-on-Wye, and Hay-on-Wye to Rhyd-y-Benwch.
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction, upstream or downstream, although our guide book descibes the upstream route.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
|How to get there|
Plane to Bristol, where we can arrange transfer to Hafren Forest
By Car to Hafren Forest where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Chepstow, Aberystwyth or Newtown