Hay On Wye

One of the gems along the River Wye is Hay On Wye – or Y Gelli Gandryll in the Welsh language. It is a friendly, lively, vibrant and famous the world over for books and the venue of the annual Festival of Literature.

Another popular destination in Kington is the Hergest Croft Gardens, a stunning collection of gardens that feature a variety of plants and flowers from around the world. The gardens offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside, and are a popular spot for picnics, walks, and birdwatching. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the gardens or take a guided tour to learn about the different plants and flowers on display.

For those interested in outdoor activities, Kington is a great starting point for a range of activities, including walking and hiking, cycling, and horse riding. The nearby Forest of Dean offers miles of well-marked trails for walking and cycling, and is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, foxes, and badgers.

For those who enjoy shopping, Kington has a variety of shops and markets selling local products and crafts. Visitors can browse through artisanal goods, unique souvenirs, and local produce, or sample local specialties like cider and cheeses.

In addition to these popular attractions, Kington also offers a range of cultural and entertainment events throughout the year, including walking festivals, concerts, and exhibitions. Visitors can enjoy live music, dance performances, and other cultural events, or simply relax in one of the town’s many pubs and restaurants.

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Find the best accommodation with countryside views. Ideal for families to explore the beautiful landscape......

Fresh air, stunning views, unforgettable trails & so much more in Hay On Wye......

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Memorable walk amid spectacular countryside. You can stroll sections or walk the whole trail over a couple of weeks......

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The 136-mile Wye Valley Walk offers a variety of superb scenery. Follow the banks of the river for most of its length with some hill climbing......

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This is a river route from where the River Monnow & River Wye meet, to the source of the River Monnow......

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FREE wifi, seasonal pitches, spacious hard standing & grass pitches......