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Area: Monmouthshire

'Chepstow lies on the border of Wales and England and is an ideal base for walking in Monmouthshire, the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. With such a diverse landscape there is everything to offer th ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'There is a walk to suit everyone, led by informative friendly walk leaders who will give you a taster of some of the very best walks in the area. Some of our walks finish at local attractions such ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'Llanbadoc Community Council owns and manages 3 areas of woodland (commons) in Glascoed: Twyn y Cryn, Pantau Bushes and Jenny’s Bushes.These beautiful woodlands are open to the public and ...
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Category Monmouthshire

Download PDFs from the Website:  [1] Tintern Old Station - - - : [2] Black Rock Picnic Site, Portskewett - - - : [3] Caldicot Castle and Country Park - - - : [4] Castle Meadows, Abergavenny - - - : ...
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Category Monmouthshire

Walks are classified: [1] Easy Lowland walking, flat or with gentle hills. Ideal for those with little or no experience of walking or cycling - - - : [2] Moderate Hills and dales, ...
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Category Newport

'Torfaen is a beautiful area occupying the most eastern of the South Wales valleys, well known as an area that holds a warm welcome with great diversity in terms of its landscape, biodiver ...
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Category Torfaen

'We have so many great walks to choose from around Abergavenny it's no wonder so many of our guests are keen walkers. Choose from easy strolls and moderately vigorous walks (maybe with a pub lunch ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'Use public footpaths to wander off the beaten track and you'll soon discover some of the area's lesser known beauty spots, the wildlife, and evidence of the area's rich cultural and industrial her ...
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Category Monmouthshire

[1] Blue Plaque Trail - - - : [2] The Charcoal Industry of Fforest Coalpit & the Grwyne Fawr Valley - - - : [3] Guided Walks - - - : [4] Ceramic & stone plaques - - - : [5] QR History point ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'It takes in all the great sights, stunning landscapes and wonderful green spaces Torfaen the area has to offer. Following first a canal and then a former railway it offers an easy route for all us ...
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Category Torfaen

'He was elected to the National Executive of the Labour Party in 1944 and became Minister of Health in 1945. He played the leading role in the establishment of the National Health Service and set i ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'It is a strenuous walk with plenty of ascents and descents. Parts of the route across open moorland can be difficult to navigate in poor weather - this and the isolation of these sections can make ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'There are six separate pamphlets, each with clear instructions, historical information, a detailed map and drawings of relevant buildings of interest, flowers and ...
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Category Monmouthshire

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Category Blaenau Gwent

'The walks range from easy strolls to energetic hikes with distances of just under 4km (2.5 miles) to over 18km (12 miles). You can tailor a walk to suit you and your companions – a quick walk arou ...
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Category Torfaen

'Caerleon - the "fortress of the Legion" - was one of the most important military sites in Britain under the Roman Empire. It was the home of the 2nd Augustan Legion, housing 5,000 soldier ...
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Category Newport

'The most popular route is the Town Centre Trail, whilst the one most suited to the less energetic is the Riverside Trail. All routes start and finish at the Castle Car Park and t ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'... On this web site you will find an outline of the route we took in 1998, notes on improvements we have made since, lots of background information on the places we walked through. We used existi ...
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Category Torfaen

'The Ebbw Fach Valley was an important industrial centre for the iron and coal industry. Removal of the old industrial scars by land reclamation schemes and environmental improvements has ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'Mainly on field and woodland paths the Gloucestershire Way undulates for 100 miles through the distinctive areas of the Forest of Dean, Severn Vale and Cotswold, taking a theme of "Forest ...
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Category Monmouthshire

10 Walks Around Grosmont  'All walks start at the Castle. Be advised that in wet weather many of these walks require wellies. And in the summer some stiles become tangled in greenery and s ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'Bedwellty House is the mansion of the Homfray family - the ironmasters of the Tredegar Ironworks. It was built in about 1800 and enlarged in 1818 ...

'Samuel Homfray (1 ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'The walk uses paths which have been selected to provide a special blend of quietness, interesting features and a variety of scenery and terrain. The mixed farming encountered on the first half of ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'For each walk you can download the two page guide which includes a map of the route and brief details about the walk and any points of interest. Along the route stickers showing the walk number ar ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'The Sirhowy Valley (Welsh: Dyffryn Sirhywi) is an industrialised valley in the eastern part of the Valleys region of South Wales. It is named from the Sirhowy River (Welsh: Afon S ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'It's a Challenge Walk based in Abergavenny whereby we set a series of checkpoints which entrants have to pass through using their own navigation skills to select the best route between th ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'The two routes are described in a detailed route description and may also be viewed on an OS map ... Walking either of these routes is a strenuous undertaking, you must be fit, healthy an ...
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Category Torfaen

'The route is waymarked, but we recommend that you plan your route with an OS map (other quality maps are available!). You should also be able to pick up a copy of the route from one of the tourist ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'Whilst less well known than the Wye Valley the Usk Valley matches it for beauty. From its source in the Brecon Beacons National Park the river flows through Brecon along a broad valley separating ...
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Category Newport

'Usk is an attractive small town located by the river of the same name in Monmouthshire, South Wales, UK. It has more than its fair share of pubs, restaurants, cafes and antique shops and is a favo ...
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Category Monmouthshire

Highlights 'Chepstow Castle; ‘Picturesque’ walkways and viewpoints; among the most important woodlands in Europe; Tintern Abbey; Yat Rock viewpoint; Goodrich Castle; Capler Camp hillfort; ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'The Wysis Way starts at Monmouth, where Offa's Dyke crosses the River Wye and heads east across a tract of the Forest of Dean and the Leadon Vale to Gloucester, which fully validates the ...
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Category Monmouthshire

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