Walking Holiday in England and
|Online booking available|
the Wye Valley Walk
from its estuary at Chepstow to its source near Plynlimon and Hafren Forest in Wales in the Cambrian Mountains, 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
Chepstow to Source
13 days walking, 14 nights
Day 1: Arrive at Chepstow
Day 2: Chepstow to Tintern 6 miles
Day 3: Tintern to Monmouth 11 miles
Day 4: Monmouth to Goodrich 13 miles
Day 5: Goodrich to Brockhampton 12 miles
Day 6: Brockhampton to Hereford 10 miles
Optional Day: extra day in Hereford
Day 7: Hereford to Staunton on Wye 12 miles
Day 8: Staunton on Wye to Hay on Wye 11 miles
Optional Day: in Hay on Wye
Day 9: Hay on Wye to Boughrood 8 miles
Day 10: Boughrood to Builth Wells 13 miles
Day 11: Builth Wells to Newbridge on Wye 7 miles
Day 12: Newbridge on Wye to Rhayader 9 miles
Day 13: Rhayader to Llangurig 12 miles
Day 14: Llangurig to Hafren Forest 12 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 Source.
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.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk.
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 Chepstow
By Car to Chepstow where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Chepstow, Aberystwyth or Newtown