Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday
in Wales
Downstream (North to South)
from Hay on Wye to Chepstow in 9 days
8 nights and 7 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Wye Valley Walk walking holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

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Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday
River Walking Holiday in Wales
from  Hay on Wye to Chepstow Downstream (North to South) 
via Tintern Abbey, Monmouth and Hereford

Hike the Wye Valley Walk walking holiday from Hay on Wye to its estuary at Chepstow, via Monmouth.
This section of the Wye Valley Walk walking holiday is a 75 mile way-marked long-distance walking trail. This hiking tour can also be walked upstream from Chepstow to Hay on Wye.

This self guided Wye Valley Walk 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.

The Wye Valley Walk walking holiday connects with:

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.

The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.

We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.

Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.

We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.

Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest selection of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday
Hay on Wye to Chepstow
Suggested Tour Duration
:
8 nights, 7 days walking
Total Distance:
75 miles/120 kms
Min/max daily distance:
6/13 miles 10/21 kms
Average Daily distance:
10 miles/16 kms
Grading:
easy
Features:
Hay on Wye
Monmouth
Symonds Yat
Tintern Abbey
Chepstow Castle
This route connects with:
Wales Coast Path
Offas Dyke Path

  Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday
in Wales
Downstream (North to South)
from  Hay on Wye to Chepstow in 9 days
8 nights and 7 days walking
Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Hay on Wye

To start your walking holiday on the Wye Valley Walk you make your own way to Hay on Wye. We can assist with coach or train transfers if necessary, just ask one of our staff. Car parking is available for the duration of your self-guided river walking holiday. At Hay-on-Wye you can connect with Offa’s Dyke Path.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Optional Day(s) :  Exploring Hay-on-Wye
There is so much to see in Hay-on-Wye explore the many book shops or take a canoe trip on the River Wye.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Day 2: Hay on Wye to Staunton on Wye.    12 miles/19kms  
Before reaching Bredwardine the walking route climbs Merbach Hill from where, on a clear day, you can see eleven counties!

Day 3:  Staunton on Wye to Hereford    12 miles/19kms

Before reaching Hereford the walking trail stops hugging the river temporarily and visits the villages of Sugwas Pool, Kenchester, before returning to the river. This area is famous for cider and has many fine orchards. The city of Hereford has much to see including a fine cathedral, the world famous Mappa Mindi, a 13th century map of the world, and a cider museum. 

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Optional Day(s) :  Exploring Hereford
There is so much to see in Hereford that it is worth spending an extra day/s to take in the architecture and atmostphere.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Day 4:  Hereford to Brockhampton      10 miles/16kms  
After leaving Hereford the Wye Valley Walk passes through the little village of Hampton Bishop before heading away from the river for a while to take in the stunning countryside.

Day 5: Brockhampton to Goodrich       12 miles/19kms  
The walking trail goes through the quaintly named hamlets of Hole in the Wall and Totnor where the area teams with wildlife and via the interesting town of Ross on Wye.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Day 6: Goodrich to Monmouth      13 miles/20kms

You can take an optional detour up to Symonds Yat Rock which is rewarded by spectacular views. The walking trail follows the route of the old GWR Railway which ran between Ross on Wye and Monmouth and offers fine views of the Norman castle at Goodrich.

Day 7: Monmouth to Tintern      11 miles/18kms

On leaving Monmouth the Wye Valley Walk crosses the river via a bridge with a fortified 14th century gatehouse. The walking path follows the track bed of the old Wye Valley railway from Redbrook to Tintern Station.

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales with Lets Go Walking

Day 8: Tintern to Chepstow      6 miles/10kms

The Wye Valley Walk passes Tintern Abbey Tintern dating back to the 13th century. The hiking trail ends at Chepstow Castle which dates back to the 11th century.  At Chepstow the Wye Valley Walk connects with Offas Dyke Path and Wales Coast Path.

Day 9: Depart after breakfast
Depart after Breakfast or extend your holiday walking and spend some time exploring  this interesting part of Wales
We can transfer you to your car or station.

Wye Valley Walk walking holiday
In Wales
Hay on Wye to Chepstow
9 day Itinerary
Downstream ( North to South)
 
 7 days walking and 8 nights

Suggested Itinerary:      
Day 1: Arrive Hay on Wye
Optional Day: in Hay on Wye
Day 2: Hay on Wye to Staunton on Wye    11 miles
Day 3: Staunton on Wye to Hereford        12 miles
Optional Day: extra day in Hereford
Day 4: Hereford to Brockhampton            10 miles
Day 5: Brockhampton to Goodrich            12 miles
Day 6: Goodrich to Monmouth                  13 miles
Day 7: Monmouth to Tintern                      11 miles
Day 8: Tintern to Chepstow                       6 miles
Day 9: Depart after breakfast

£720pp
dbl/twin

£992pp
single occ

£1,072pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Optional Accommodation Upgrades for
Wye Valley Walk
Walking Holiday
(North to South)
 Hay on Wye to Chepstow
Can be added when booking online

Subject to availability              Supplement per person per night

Hay on Wye
The Swan at Hay

double/twin
£67.50

Single
 £60.00

Hereford
Castle House Hotel

double/twin
£80.00

Single
 £80.00

Somerville House

£27.50

£30.00

Monmouth
Punch House Inn

double/twin
£25.00

Single
 £20.00

Tintern
Old Rectory

double/twin
£25.00

Single
 £55.00

Wye Valley Hotel

£20.00

£27.50

Chepstow
Woodfield House

double/twin
£20.00

Single
 £10.00

What’s included
in your Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday
in Wales

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • Guide Book (please note the guide is described in the South to North upstream direction only)
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday in Wales

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Wye Valley Walk Walking Holiday: How to get there:

  • By Plane  to Bristol, Cardiff or Manchester, where we can arrange transfer to Chepstow or starting point of your welsh river walking holiday
  • By Car to Chepstow or starting point of your welsh river walking holiday where parking is available
  • By Train or Bus to Chepstow or starting point of your welsh river walking holiday

This 136 mile walking holiday in Wales follows an easy walking trail along the River Wye from the source to Chepstow.

This is one of our River Walking Holidays and also one of our Wales Walking Holidays.

Wye Valley Walk walking holiday in Wales with Let's Go Walking

We have river walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland and Wales.

This is one of our categories of walking holidays.

River walking holidays with Lets Go Walking