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Hay on Wye countryside short guided walk

A circular walk from Hay town exploring the countryside visiting a King's grave, & 2 motte & Bailey

  • 3 hr
  • From 125 British pounds
  • Main car Park, Oxford road, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5EQ

Walk Details

A professionally guided 4 mile countryside walk in a loop from Hay-on-Wye town in Wales. Come & walk firstly along part of the famous Offas' Dyke long-distance footpath, & then over the Dulas brook into England to pass by a lovely old mill, then a ringwork know as 'Cusop castle', & then we visit Cusop church where there are might yew trees, and the self-proclaimed King of Hay, Richard Booth's final resting place. Leaving the hamlet behind we head up through farmland to a Woodland Trust area on top a hill called Mousecastle. Here we see the remains of a motte & bailey defence mound in the trees, once used by the Normans to defend their position here on the border. We then wander down through the trees & fields back to Hay town with great views. The terrain is varied, but there are no steep hills or mountains involved, and things will be taken at a steady pace with plenty of time for absorbing the views and taking photos! Assistance is given over stiles and anywhere where else when needed. Dogs are allowed but will need to be kept on a lead and under control, as there will probably be livestock around, and possibly ground-nesting birds. If you book over a lunch or teatime, feel free to bring some packed food and we can stop for a picnic! (This walk is a great add onto a tour of Hay Castle)

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued if cancellation is up to14 days prior to the event. If 'Walk Hay' cancels an event a full refund will be issued.

Contact Details


Hay-on-Wye, Hereford, UK

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