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

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.

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.

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.

World heritage site

Blaenavon World Heritage site

Nowhere in the world does a landscape shaped by iron making remain on such a complete scale as at the Blaenavon World Heritage site - there's plenty to explore here.

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!

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.

cycling

Cycling in Kington

A myriad of small, quiet roads all the way down from Shropshire to the Herefordshire Marches.

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 & 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!

Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre

Brecon Beacons Mountain Centre

Discover a rich variety of land and habitats, from moors, wooded valleys and farmland, to cave systems, waterfalls and wetlands.