Something for everyone
Flick a fly on the famous River Wye for a salmon or trout. By prior arrangement, ghillie available.
Explore the Black Mountains or follow in the footsteps of famous local curate Francis Kilvert. www.breconbeacons.org. Discover the beautiful Elan Valley: www.elanvalley.org.uk, and hike along the ancient Offas Dyke path: www.nationaltrail.co.uk
The River Wye is one of the premier destination for canoeing in the UK. Why not have a go right from your own river frontage? www.wyevalleycanoes.co.uk
Bryngwyn riding centre. www.ridinginwales.com
A fascinating day out touring the spectacular Elan Valley with mushroom expert Daniel Butler. www.fungiforays.co.uk
Learn about local bird life and their songs, on a walkabout with Phil Ward of the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust.
Reading & Mooching
Spend hours in the second hand bookshops of Hay on Wye. www.hay-on-wye.co.uk
Noted as the destination for one of the UK's best bike rides, Hay really does make for the perfect two-wheeled base. Bring your own or rent locally, and enjoy the stunning surroundings an a few hills! Bike hire: www.drovercycles.co.uk. Guided mountain bike trails: www.wild-rides.co.uk
Gorge walking, archery, team building, climbing abseiling, raft building, canoeing and many more activities to choose from www.interactivities-uk.com
Here is are just a few of the great places to eat out when in the area.
- The Tram at Eardisley is a lovely, family friendly pub with a garden and local ales.
- The Stagg at Titley was the first pub to be awarded a Michelin star in 2001. It has a great reputation and is beloved of food journalists. You may need to book in advance.
- Tomatitos, is a new tapas bar and restaurant in Hay-on-Wye
- Shepherds Ice cream parlour is a coffee house and ice cream parlour in Hay. The ice-creams are all made from local sheep’s milk.