The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk
This area of Southern Wales is
officially an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It's pretty
obvious why. Meandering river, pretty little villages
The Wye Valley Walk 218 km (136 miles)
Here's a nice long one to get you started. This
beautiful route follows the river valley from Chepstow all the way
to Rhyader. On the way, you'll pass through the historic
towns of Chepstow and Monmouth and past the imposing remains of
The Three Castles Walk 30.5 km (19 miles)
Combining two of the things Wales is most famous for,
walking and castles. Discover an undulating landscape of
wooded hillsides and hidden valleys. This tranquil route
includes the three Norman castles of Skenfrith, Grosmont and White
Castle. These now placid remains act as dramatic reminders of this
area's once turbulent past.
The Usk Valley Walk 77km (48 mile)
A beautiful walk between Caerleon and Brecon through the
beautiful Vale of Usk. Follow the otter logo on the waymarkers
along the route - the otter was chosen for the logo because the
River Usk was one of the few rivers in which otters were able to
survive a dramatic decline in their habitat.
National Trail 285 km (177 mile)
Offa's Dyke itself is the historic border between Wales
and England which was built around 757AD and today the path follows
this route all the way from Chepstow in the south, right the way up
through the country to Prestatyn on the North Wales coast.
The path goes through some of the most stunning scenery in Wales -
wild moorland, majestic valleys, and mysterious woodland.
More information on these and many more walks are available from
the Tourist Information
Alternatively, you might like to try one of the other
areas of Southern Wales for more great walking ideas.
The Brecon Beacons
The Valleys of Southern
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