climbing

Climbing in Wye Valley

Overview

Symonds Yat is one of the best areas for climbing. There are both advanced and novice routes with the added bonus of an amazing view from the top to the Black Mountains of Wales, the Forest of Dean and the River Wye. There's local providers offering climbing tuition in the area.

Hostels nearby

Climbing in Wye Valley

Abergavenny, Powys, NP7 7NP

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SO 23379 30388

Lat/Lng: 51.966667, -3.1166667

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

rock climbing

Llangorse Multi Activity Centre

Try indoor rock climbing and bouldering, rope bridges, high level cargo nets, abseiling or flying down the indoor zip line!

Wye Valley Canoes

Wye Valley Canoes

18 miles Hire Canadian canoes or a kayak and paddle off downstream to Hay-on-Wye or to the Boat Inn at Whitney. Visit the website  

Cold Glass of Cider on a Pub Bar

Nantyffin Cider Mill Inn

At the foot of the Black Mountains, on the A40 between Crickhowell and Brecon, is this award winning Inn. Visit the Inn website

Group of people in the countryside

Mountain Biking in Llangattock

Crickhowell is a hub for Brecon Beacon National Park mountain biking routes, but there are a number of other routes in the area for all abilities.

Group of people road cycling

Cycling in Llangattock

YHA Llangattock Mountain is perfect for super-fit cyclists as the hostel is 1000 foot up!

Walking and Rambling

Walking and Rambling in Llangattock

High up in Brecon Beacons, right on the Cambrian Way, you can walk from the bunkhouse door and take your choice from a variety of routes.

Climbing at YHA Llangattock Mountain Bunkhouse

Climbing in Llangattock

The bunkhouse is just 300 yards from Llangattock Cliffs, with good quality Limestone climbing with a variety of levels.

Watersports at YHA Llangattock Mountain Bunkhouse

Watersports in Llangattock

Canoeing on the Brecon & Monmouth Canal is not only beautiful, but also a nice relaxed paddle with some challenging areas to test you.

watersports

Watersports in the Brecon Beacons

This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!

Cantref Adventure Farm

Cantref Adventure Farm

6 miles A great family day out, with indoor and outdoor play areas and animal petting farm. Visit the website  

Welsh regiment

Royal Regiment of Wales

The collection has artefacts from around the world that reflect the history and character of a 300 year old regiment.

Girl in a museum studying a fossil

Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery

** currently the actual museum is going through a refurbishment, so is closed.  The shop is open.  ** Brecknock Museum & Art Gallery is one of the finest and liveliest small museums i

cycling

Mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park has lots of green roads, ideal for the relaxed mountain biker. You can hire bikes in the town or have them delivered to the hostel if you book in advance.

Brecon Cathedral

Brecon Cathedral

Because of its location it's thought that the Norman Priory might have been built on the site of an older, possibly Celtic, church.

Big Pit

Big Pit National Coal Museum

With facilities to educate and entertain, Big Pit is an exciting and informative day out. Don't miss the underground tour. Visit the Big Pit website