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Explore Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley from Hidden Valley Yurts: Your Gateway to Welsh Countryside Adventures

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Nestled in the heart of Monmouthshire, where the tranquil beauty of the Wye Valley unfolds, lies Hidden Valley Yurts and Lake House. Today (April 3rd 2024) is National Walking Day and as spring arrives there’s no better time to discover the natural wonders of this enchanting region. With its idyllic setting and proximity to some of the best walks in south Wales, Hidden Valley Yurts serves as the perfect base for adventurers seeking to immerse themselves in the breath-taking landscapes of Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley. Plus, for those who would prefer to stay on-site, the 80 acres of meadow and woodland surrounding Hidden Valley Yurts offer endless opportunities for exploration and adventure.

Offa’s Dyke Path: Embark on a Journey Through History and Nature

Imagine waking up in the comfort of your yurt at Hidden Valley, surrounded by the lush greenery of Lower Glyn Farm. After a hearty breakfast, set out on an adventure along Offa’s Dyke Path, tracing the ancient boundary between England and Wales. Starting your journey from Tintern Abbey, just a short drive from Hidden Valley, you’ll find yourself immersed in a landscape steeped in history and natural beauty. Follow the trail as it meanders through ancient woodlands and alongside the tranquil waters of the River Wye, offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. After a day of exploration, return to Hidden Valley Yurts and unwind amidst the peace and serenity of the Welsh countryside.

The Wye Valley Walk: A Leisurely Ramble Along the Banks of the River Wye

For a more leisurely stroll, head to the nearby village of Tintern and join the Wye Valley Walk as it winds its way along the banks of the river. Hidden Valley Yurts provides the perfect starting point for this scenic ramble, with the trail accessible just a stone’s throw away. Meander through ancient woodlands adorned with wildflowers, pausing to admire the tranquil beauty of the river below. Discover charming riverside villages and historic landmarks along the way, immersing yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Wye Valley. After a day of exploration, return to Hidden Valley Yurts and relax by the lakeside, watching the sun set over the rolling hills of Monmouthshire.

Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley: Conquer Rugged Peaks and Scenic Splendour

For the adventurous at heart, a hike to the summit of Sugar Loaf offers great views of the Usk Valley and beyond. Just a short drive from our site, this exhilarating adventure promises breath-taking panoramas and unforgettable experiences. Begin your ascent from the village of Abergavenny, following well-marked trails that lead you to the summit of this iconic peak. Take a moment to savour the awe-inspiring vistas before descending into the picturesque Usk Valley below. Upon your return, you can relax in a cosy yurt and in front of a warm fire, offering the perfect end to a day of exploration.

Hidden Valley Yurts and Lake House serves as the ideal base for exploring the countryside, with its idyllic setting and proximity to some of the best walks in Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley. Whether you’re embarking on a journey through history along Offa’s Dyke Path, enjoying a leisurely ramble along the banks of the River Wye, or conquering rugged peaks in the Usk Valley, Hidden Valley Yurts offers the perfect retreat amidst the natural beauty of South Wales. So, pack your walking boots, embrace the great outdoors, and let Hidden Valley Yurts be your gateway to Welsh countryside adventures this National Walking Day, whether on the trails or within the serene confines of the 80 acres of meadow and woodland on-site.

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