The Wye Valley Walk
From Chepstow to Plynlimon
The Wye Valley Walk follows the River Wye for 136 miles through the beautiful and varied landscape of the Welsh borders. Typically taking 10 days to walk, the route starts in Chepstow and follows the Wye valley to the slopes of Plynlimon, Powys. The Wye Valley Walk is a perfect mix of river and hill walking, suitable for any reasonably fit walker.
Seasonsaccessible at all times of the year but spring is best for watching birdlife and spring flowers, autumn shows the woods at their best and winter widens the views; the walk can be muddy during rainy spells and the river can flood making certain stretches impassable
CentresChepstow, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, Builith Wells, Rhayader
DifficultyThe Wye Valley Walk has some hilly sections but is suitable for any reasonably fit walker
Must SeeChepstow Castle, Angidy Valley, Tintern Abbey, Symonds Yat, Goodrich Castle, Hereford Cathedral, Hay-on-Wye, Hafren Forest, Plynlimon
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The Wye Valley Walk Partnership
The Wye Valley Walk Partnership works to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the area by promoting its economic and social development and its suitability for quiet and informal enjoyment to the public. The team work hard to maintain the area's beauty for future generations.View author profile
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