Walking Routes

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

Our Routes 

Garn Farm to Walterstone and Carpenters Arms Pub – OS Map link
Merlins Hill / Mynydd Ferddin Loopdownload our guide /  OS Map link
Route from Garn Farm, Clodock towards Hatterrall Ridge – download our guide / OS Map link

The Black Hill LoopOS Map link

The Darren’s LoopOS Map link

Gaer LoopOS Map link


Golden Valley Routes by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

Peterchurchdownload guide – Follows the River Dore to the hamlets of Turnastone and Vowchurch before ascending Vowchurch Common for its spectacular views to the Black Mountains.

Dorstonedownload 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.

Michaelchurchdownload guide – Passing from Cefn Ridge over the Black Hill car park and picnic site and back to Michaelchurch.

Ewyas Harold & Abbey Doredownload 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.

Hardwickedownload 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.

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