The Wye Valley Walk A perfect mix of hill and river walking



Builth Wells to Rhayader

  • Builth Wells Castle
    The earthwork remains of a once-major castle built by the Norman Braose family in 1093 and thereafter the subject of a tit-for-tat battle between English and Welsh. Destroyed by Lord Rhys in 1168, scene of a treacherous murder in 1170, ...
  • Gigrin Farm Red Kite feeding centre
    Daily feeding of red kites, plus nature centre and trails.
  • Carngafallt RSPB Nature Reserve
    The reserve is made up of an undulating mosaic of moorland habitats, including heather, gorse, rocky screes and bogs and pools. Bird life includes linnets & stonechats with snipe and reed bunting in the boggy areas. Dor beetles may be ...
  • Dolifor Wood
    Woodland Trust site open to the public. It contains an unusual mixture of trees -native birch, alder and oak together with more exotic species planted by the former owner