The Wye Valley Walk A perfect mix of hill and river walking

 

 
Attractions:

Hay-on-Wye to Builth Wells

  • Celtic Canoes
    Hire of open Canadian canoes
  • Glasbury Cutting Nature Reserve
    Brecknock Wildlife Trust nature reserve on a disused railway line and tramroad which used to carry coal and wool. The embankment has now been recolonised by trees, plants and dormice.
  • Paddles and Pedals (Hay on Wye)
    Canoe hire, Canadian canoes and kayaks, plus sale of cycling accessories.
  • Erwood Craft Centre and Gallery
    Picturesque station with Rural craft centre and gallery featuring works by an association of craftspeople and artists. Woodturning demonstrations and painting, weaving, photography and craft exhibitions. ...
  • Builth Wells Castle
    The earthwork remains of a once-major castle built by the Norman Braose family in 1093 and thereafter the subject of a tit-for-tat battle between English and Welsh. Destroyed by Lord Rhys in 1168, scene of a treacherous murder in 1170, ...
  • Pwllpatti Narture Reserve
    Radnorshire Wildlife Trust Winter wetland reserve. Lying on part of the old bed of the River Wye, the reserve floods in Winter attracting Whooper swans, Widgeon, Teal, Common Sandpiper and occasional rarities like Sanderling. ...
  • Llandeilo Graban Nature Reserve
    Radnorshire Wildlife Trust reserve bisected by what was a former railway line, now road. Rich in plants including Columbine, which was probably introduced when the railway was built, moths and butterflies like the Silver Wash ...