Golden Valley is home to a number of wonderful sights - the graceful River Dore,
the former medieval monastery Dore Abbey and Arthur's Stone, Herefordshire's oldest
It's also a great place for wildlife including Water
Voles, Crayfish and Brown Trout.
Take a trip to our lakes, lagoons and rivers where you're
guaranteed to find some extraordinary wildlife.
- Go Badger and Otter spotting in Scotland or get close
to cygnets on a Swan Safari in Dorset.
and Golden Valley - Visitor Guide
Golden Valley, Wick, near Hay on Wye, Herefordshire.
information: 01432 260621|
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kit:||Dress for the weather but be prepared - wear
sturdy shoes and take a waterproof in case of a downpour.|
best time to visit is during the summer months. There are plenty of well marked
footpaths and bridleways to explore.
Water Voles - hard to spot but
look around rivers and wetlands.
Access: Variable terrain.
The Golden Valley is situated in Wick
near Hay on Wye.
By car: The Golden Valley is located off the
Bus: Limited services including route 39 (becomes the 40 on Sundays
and Bank Holiday Mondays) between Hereford and Brecon via Hay-on-Wye. The bus
route goes along the B4348.
Rail: Hereford and Abergavenny are
the nearest stations.
Local trains run from Shrewsbury, Crewe and Nottingham
direct to Hereford, which is the most convenient station for the Golden Valley.
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