Explore the magnificent scenery and varied walks available locally in the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park.

The countryside around is truly some of the beautiful in the country. Here are some of our favourite walking routes.

Offa's Dyke Path

This incredible 177 mile trail starts on the River Severn Estuary in Gloucestershire in England before taking you over the border into Wales and on through some truly splendid mountainous scenery

Wye Valley Walk

This walk takes you through the beautiful Wye Valley in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Wales.

The walk begins on the mouth of the River Wye at Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire and follows the River Wye north to Monmouth, passing the fascinating ruins of Tintern Abbey on the way

Hay Bluff

This is a popular climb to Hay Bluff hill in the Black Mountains

Grwyne Fawr Reservoir

This is a lovely waterside walk along the Grwyne Fawr to Grwyne Fawr Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons

Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

This is a short climb to Lord Hereford's Knob or Twmpa in the Black Mountains

Mynydd Du Forest

This large area of woodland in the Black Mountains has miles of forest tracks suitable for walking and mountain biking

Waun Fach

Climb to the highest mountain in the Black Mountains on this challenging walk in the Brecon Beacons

Radnor Forest Ride

A shared walking and cycle path that runs from Llanfair Waterdine on the English-Welsh border to the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre

Other Walks

Pen Y Fan (highest peak in the Brecon Beacons)
Length: 4 miles
2.5 and 3.5 hours
Talgarth The Witches Pool
Length: 2 miles Suitable for fit kids
2 hours
Llanthony Priory
Length: 1 – 4 miles
2-3 hours
SO 288 278
The Begwyns
Length: 2 miles
2 hours
The Cats Back
2.5 and 3.5 hours
Symonds Yat Treasure Hunt Trail
Length: 3 miles
3 hours
Moccas Park Deer Walk
Butterfly Trails
1 – 3 hours