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The Category Monmouthshire is a subset of Wales. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Monmouthshire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

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The following Monmouthshire Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Caldicot & District U3A

 

www.visitabergavenny.co.uk/outdoor-fun/walking/

Overview

'Abergavenny is a great base for all levels of walks from easy strolls to challenging long-distance paths like the 95-mile Beacons Way – and the views are nearly always spectacular.'

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Visit Abergavenny

www.walksinchepstow.co.uk

Overview

'Your starting point for walking in Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley.'

www.walksinchepstow.co.uk

Overview

The Festival 'has become firmly established on the walker's calendar. A border town of Wales and England at the Gateway of the Wye Valley it has a rich past and stunning landscape, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Festival usually held Mid April.

www.llanbadoc.org/commons-and-walks/

Overview

'Llanbadoc Community Council represents the Monmouthshire communities of Llanbadoc, Monkswood and Glascoed.'

www.monmouthwalkersarewelcome.org.uk

Overview

Join us for our monthly walk  'We are as fun and informal as we can be, believing that our walks should be for the enjoyment of the landscape and each other’s company, rather than simply clocking up miles.'

www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/walks-and-trails

Overview

'There are many walks and trails to help you explore the countryside, villages and market towns of rural Monmouthshire. Many of the long distance routes can be walked in full, in stages or adapted to be circular walks ... Local routes include the Usk Valley Walk, the Three Castles Trail and the Monnow Valley Walk. A selection of existing circular walking routes across Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley are available ... ' Note At the time of Review details of a Monmouthshire Walking Toolkit were not accessble.

www.ramblers.org.uk/go-walking/group-finder/areas/greater-gwent.aspx

Overview

Brief descriptions of half a dozen Ramblers' Groups in this Area together with a combined diary of forthcoming rambles as well as access to a map summarising walks around and about taken from the Ramblers Routes online library.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sugarloaf-and-usk-valley

Overview

‘Compiled by our rangers who care for this beautiful landscape, our walks in the Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley take in the Clytha Estate and Coed-y-Bwnydd hill fort, along with both the Sugar Loaf and Skirrid mountains. Whether you want a long hike or a short ramble, there's something for everyone so you can get out and explore these wonderful places full of history and wildlife.‘

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National Trust

www.thevalleys.co.uk/explore/activities.aspx

Overview

'If you like to stretch you legs and get out for a walk – then The Valleys is the ideal place. We have walk routes for everybody – hill top challenges, canalside strolls, circular routes picking out historic sites, trails that pick up the stories of some of our "Heroes" and a brilliant Walking Festival each September where the enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides give all walkers an extra insight into area.'

www.tinternvillage.co.uk

Overview

Tintern 'warmly welcomes the many visitors who pass this way each year, seeking the renewal that comes from a short time spent in its uplifting and historic landscape ...'

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Friends of Tintern

www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk/exploring-wye-valley-aonb/wye-valley-on-foot/...

Overview

'The Wye Valley is excellent walking territory, offering the dedicated hiker and the afternoon stroller a wealth of interest and variety - from spectacular viewpoints overlooking the Wye to quiet wooded trails.'

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beacons_Way

Distance (miles)100
Overview

'Waymarked long distance footpath in the Brecon Beacons National Park ... The Beacons Way was conceived by the Brecon Beacons Park Society and local walkers, particularly the Society's Secretary John Sansom, Arwel Michael and Chris Barber, and was developed as recently as 2005.'

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Wikipedia

See also

Beacons Way [Brecon Beacons: Our National Park]

www.skenfrith.co.uk/activities/walks/

Overview

'The Bell's circular walks have become well-known as something of a "must do" when visiting Skenfrith. We have six individual walks ... all of which start and finish at The Bell and take in some of the most beautiful Monmouthshire countryside ...'

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The Bell at Skenfrith

www.chepstow.co.uk/Chepstow-Town-Council/Town_Trail_11239.aspx

Overview

'Walking trails are designed to lead you on interesting routes around the town mainly within the old town Portwall.'

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Chepstow Town Council

www.countryside-matters.co.uk/glosway.html

Distance (miles)100
Overview

Guidebook to 'a footpath through Gloucestershire between Chepstow and Tewkesbury passing through Gloucester, Stow on the Wold and Winchcombe'.

Description from

Countryside-Matters

See also

Gloucestershire Way [Walking Pages]

grosmont.wales/walks-around-grosmont/

Overview

'"The most beautiful village in Britain" is how Jan Morris, the acclaimed travel writer, described Grosmont, with its ancient church and castle. Situated near the Welsh Border with England it lies in the valley of the River Monnow between the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty.'

Description from

Grosmont, Wales

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpmonnowvalleywalk.html

Distance (miles)40
Overview

'Linear walk of 40 miles through the valley of the River Monnow, from Monmouth, near its confluence with the River Wye, to its headwaters below Hay Bluff. From here the walk joins the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, sharing the same route to the finishing point at Hay-0n-Wye.'

Description from

Walking Pages

www.visitmonmouthshire.com/things-to-do/short-walks-in-monmouthshire.a...

Overview

'Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley offer walks for everyone, so if you don't fancy a long trek, why not try out one of our many shorter walks taking in our best sights and attractions.'

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Visit Monmouthshire

www.threepeakstrial.co.uk

Overview

'The Three Peaks Trial is an organised challenge walk arranged each year in March by the Cardiff Outdoor Group. Since 2010 Longtown Mountain Rescue Team provide support with marshalls on all the mountain top checkpoints. The Walk was first held in March 1963 and was designed for less experienced walkers who wanted to test their powers of endurance and skill at map reading. It is now the oldest challenge walk in the UK.' Usually held late March/early April.

See also

Three Peaks Trial [Cardiff Outdoor Group]

www.abergavenny.org.uk/walks/three-castles-walk.html

Distance (miles)19
Overview

'This walk around the Welsh Marches takes in the three Norman castles of Skenfrith, Grosmont and Whitecastle. From Abergavenny, the best starting point is White Castle which is around eight miles from Abergavenny along the B4521 (Old Ross Road, signposted Skenfrith).'

www.jtallet.co.uk/uskwalks/

Overview

'This Website provides 21 walk itineraries of varying length, 3 photo albums (town, country and winter), interactive elements, details of where to eat and drink and much more.'

Description from

John Tallet

www.wyevalleywalk.org

Distance (miles)136
Overview

'Walk of startling contrasts from ravine gorge cloaked in woodland, through meadow and orchard, to rugged and remote uplands. Follow the Wye through the battle scarred Anglo-Welsh borders to where it pours in rocky cascades from its mountain source.'

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Wye Valley Walk Partnership

wyewalker.com

Overview

'The Wye Valley Walk is the long distance footpath along the river Wye from its source to the sea. The Wye Walker provides shorter circular walks along the length of the Wye – and is for those of you who want to do some walking in the country near this beautiful river in shorter bursts, as and when you have time.'

Description from

The Wye Walker

www.countryside-matters.co.uk/wysisway.html

Distance (miles)55
Overview

Details of published Guidebook describing walk 'through Gloucestershire between the rivers Wye, Severn & Thames, and linking two national trails, the Offa's Dyke Path & The Thames Path'.

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