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Wye Valley Walk

A self-guided walk along the Anglo-Welsh Border and through Wales, from Chepstow to Rhyd-y-Benwich.

3 to 14 nights
23-137 miles
Easy / Moderate to Demanding

From £265 per person

About the trail

Follow the River Wye along the Anglo-Welsh border and across to the river’s source in Mid-Wales on a walk full of contrasts, from deep limestone gorges capped with ancient woodland to the water meadows and apple orchards of Herefordshire.

Some steep, rocky sections may provide a mild challenge, but the walk keeps primarily to easy pathways through gently undulating countryside. The Wye Valley Walk is an intensely green and enjoyable venture that walkers of all interests will enjoy.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to experience the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Dog friendly tours available

Dogs are welcome on select routes along this trail. Look for the pawprint icon when choosing your holiday.

Customer reviews from the Wye Valley Walk

“This was a perfect short break for Springtime. The walking was varied and satisfying and the accommodation very welcoming and comfortable.”
Ms Simmonds, UK
“Thank you for your organisation - everything went smoothly.”
Mrs Warner, UK
“The Wye Valley is a beautiful place to visit, the footpaths show the landscapes off and give a really varied terrain.”
Mr Bayley, UK
“The accommodation and information package (maps and itinerary information regarding the accommodation was excellent).”
Mr Winter, UK
“Excellent accommodation. Enjoyable walks.”
Mr Cruse, UK
“This was my fifth Contours holiday. We were pleased with the arrangements.”
Mr Dick, UK
“We have just completed our walk - another great success... We found you very prompt with your email responses to our queries so well done and thanks again. All in all though, another great holiday and we will certainly book with you again in the future.”
Dr Fontaine, Australia
“The walk and accommodation was generally excellent. A beautiful walk, challenging at times. The quality of accommodation in particular seems to have improved since my first walk with you nine years ago.”
Mr Fennell, UK
“Accommodations were fabulous! Mileage was perfect. Transfers of luggage and taxis for us went without a problem.”
Mrs Mercer, USA