Here we link to some walking routes we’ve tracked using gps apps – (they are only a guide to the route though, we suggest you still need to use an OS map as well).
Our Walks Map
The Black Hill Loop – OS Map link
The Darren’s Loop – OS Map link
Gaer Loop – OS Map link
Golden Valley Routes by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Peterchurch – download guide – Follows the River Dore to the hamlets of Turnastone and Vowchurch before ascending Vowchurch Common for its spectacular views to the Black Mountains.
Dorstone – download guide – Climbs out of the Golden Valley onto Merbach Hill before descending to the village of Bredwardine, resting place of the Victorian diarist, Francis Kilvert, then rising again to the famous burial chamber of Arthur’s Stone.
Michaelchurch – download guide – Passing from Cefn Ridge over the Black Hill car park and picnic site and back to Michaelchurch.
Ewyas Harold & Abbey Dore – download guide – Starting at Ewyas Harold village, walk over the village common to see fantastic views of the surrounding countryside including Abbey Dore.
Snodhill – download guide – Starts at the ruins of Snodhill Castle. It takes you through remote and secret country, over hills with spectacular views and through woodland and wooded stream valleys.
Hardwicke – download guide – Crosses agricultural land, wooded streams and ancient woodland around Hardwicke and Middlewood takes you near the sites of both a gibbet and an ancient motte and bailey.