GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Herefordshire Walks

With the beautiful Wye Valley and the wonderful Malvern Hills Herefordshire has a number of attractive walking options.

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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Herefordshire. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Berrington Hall1 miles (2.25 km)Explore the 250 acre parkland of this fine Georgian mansion near Leominster. The hall can be reached on foot by following the long distance Herefordshire Trail from the town or you can park in the on site car park. View Full Details>>
Bircher Common2 miles (3.8 km)Explore this area of lowland heath on this pleasant walk near Leominster. There's miles of footpaths to follow across the common with lovely views over the surrounding Herefordshire countryside from the high points. View Full Details>>
Bringsty Common2 miles (3 km)This large area of common land near Bromyard is a great place for walkers. The area covers over 200 acres with lots of footpaths to follow to the common's lakes, streams and pockets of woodland. Look out for pretty bluebells in the spring and a variety of birdlife on your walk. There's also splendid views towards the Malvern Hills and the surrounding Worcestershire and Herefordshire countryside. You can enjoy refreshments in the common-side cafe or pub after your exercise. View Full Details>>
Brockhampton Estate2 miles (2.5 km)The Brockhampton Estate in Herefordshire has a number of excellent waymarked walking trails to follow. The trails take you through large areas of ancient oak woodland with oak carved sculptures to look out for on the way. There are also waterside paths around the small lake and along the pretty stream. Look out for a variety of wildlife including buzzard, heron, woodpecker, and nuthatch. View Full Details>>
Croft Ambrey2 miles (4 km)Climb to this Iron Age Hill Fort and enjoy great views over the Herefordshire countryside. The walk starts from the National Trust's Croft Castle car park. You can explore the beautiful parkland and gardens surrounding the castle before starting your climb to the fort. The route takes you through Croft Wood with its ancient woodland consisting of Spanish chestnut trees. At the top of the hill you can follow footpaths around the fort and enjoy wonderful views to the Welsh hills and mountains. View Full Details>>
Daffodil Way9 miles (14 km)Explore the pretty countryside, orchards and woodland surrounding the village of Dymock on this circular walk in theForest of Dean. The trail runs for about 9 miles through Dymock Woods and Kempley Green with lots of wild Daffodils to look out for in early spring. Also look out for bluebells and butterflies in the section through Dymock Woods. View Full Details>>
Eastnor Deer Park5 miles (8 km)This walk follows a section of the Geopark Way long distance trail through the beautiful Eastnor Deer Park. The 300 acre park includes hill climbs, woodland, ponds, lovely countryside and a herd of Red Deer. View Full Details>>
Eyebrook Reservoir4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a stroll alongside this lovely reservoir near Corby. You can park at the car park at the north eastern end of the water off Main Street in Stoke Dry. The village of Stoke Dry is reputed to be the place where the Gunpowder Plot was hatched. It has an interesting medieval church dedicated to Saint Andrew. View Full Details>>
Garway Hill1 miles (1.5 km)Climb across Garway Common to the summit of Garway Hill on this walk in in south-westHerefordshire. There is a car park on the south eastern corner of the common where you can pick up the footpath to the hill. From the 1200ft (366m) summit there are splendid views over the Bristol Channel into Wales. On a clear day you can see Ross-on-Wye, May Hill, Skirrid Fawr, Sugarloaf Mountain and the Forest of Dean. After climbing the hill you can pick up any number of footpaths to explore the rest of Garway Common. View Full Details>>
Geopark Way111 miles (179 km)Meandering its way for 109 miles through the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark from Bridgnorth to Gloucester, the Geopark Way passes through stunning countryside as it explores 700 million years of geological history. The trail offers varied walking alongside rivers, through forests, along ridges and across valley floors; all with majestic views to match. Passing through an assortment of habitats there is a plethora of wildlife adding to the occasion. Quaint villages and towns dot the route bringing further elements of exploration and enchantment. View Full Details>>
Goodrich Castle and Coppet Hill6 miles (9 km)Explore the Goodrich Castle estate before climbing to Coppet Hill on this walk in Herefordshire. There's fascinating history, woodland trails and great views from the high points to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Haugh Woods2 miles (4 km)These woods in Hereford have mountain bike trails and a Butterfly Trail for walkers. The area covers about 850 acres so there's plenty of different trails to try. It's great for wildlife with over 600 recorded species of butterfly and moth. Families can enjoy nice easy walking trails with picnic benches to rest and refresh yourselves. The Haugh Wood Butterfly Trails are particularly popular. You can follow the waymarked trails and look out for the information boards which show you the different types of butterfly you may see on your walk. You can pick up all the trails from Haugh Wood car park in the centre of the woods. View Full Details>>
Hay Bluff1 miles (1.5 km)This is a popular climb to Hay Bluff hill in the Black Mountains. The hill straddles the border of Wales and England. Most of the area lies within Powys with the eastern flanks in Herefordshire. From the summit there are wonderful views over the Wye Valleyand the Welsh Mountains. View Full Details>>
Herefordshire Beacon and British Camp2 miles (2.5 km)This walk climbs to Herefordshire Beacon in the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As well as some splendid views the site includes the significant British Camp Iron Age Hillfort, first constructed in the 2nd century BC. The boundary betweenHerefordshireandWorcestershirealso runs just past the hill to the east. View Full Details>>
Herefordshire Trail - Ross on Wye to Bromyard35 miles (56 km)The Herefordshire Trail takes you on a tour of the area's prettiest villages, rivers, parks, woodland, countryside and hills. This section runs from Ross on Wye to the town of Bromyard via Ledbury. View Full Details>>
Hergest Ridge4 miles (6.5 km)Cross the Hergest Ridge on this splendid walk on the England Wales border. The ridge runs between Kington in Herefordshire to the little village of Gladestry in Powys, Wales. It's an exhilirating and beautiful way to cross the border between the two countries. The route runs for about 4 miles along the Offa's Dyke Path reaching a height of 426m (1,398ft). There are fabulous panoramic views of the Welsh Hills and English countryside as you make your way across the ridge. The beautiful area inspired the 1974 album 'Hergest Ridge' by the English musicianMike Oldfield. View Full Details>>
High Vinnalls2 miles (4 km)Climb to this wonderful viewpoint on this circular walk in Mortimer Forest in Ludlow. It's a challenging climb with the High Vinnalls viewpoint reaching a height of over 1200ft. From the high points there are fabulous panoramicviews over the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. View Full Details>>
Ledbury-Eastnor Castle-Malvern Hills8 miles (13.5 km)This walk from Ledbury takes you through the Eastnor Castle Estate before climbing into the hills to the east of the town. It's a varied route with woodland sections, open countryside and a climb in the Malvern Hills at the end. The route finishes in Colwall where you can get a direct train back to Ledbury. View Full Details>>
Leominster3 miles (4.5 km)Explore this attractive Herefordshire town and enjoy riverside trails along the River Lugg. View Full Details>>
Malvern Hills8 miles (13 km)This walk takes you the full length of the Malvern Hills from End Hill in North Malvern to Chase End Hill at the southern end. The Hills divide the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire and are covered with numerous footpaths and bridleways. View Full Details>>
Marcle Ridge Circular Walk4 miles (6 km)Climb to Marcle Ridge and enjoy splendid views towards the Malvern Hills on this circular walk in Herefordshire. It's a lovely area with attractive woodland areas and interesting plants such as orchids and spurge laurel to look out for. From the elevated position on the ridge there are super views of the Cotswold Hills, the Wye Valley, the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains. View Full Details>>
May Hill1 miles (2 km)Climb this hill on the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border for wonderful views over the two counties, the Forest of Dean and the River Severn. On a clear day you can also see the Cotswolds and the Black Mountains in Wales. View Full Details>>
Mordiford Loop4 miles (6 km)This waymarked circular walk explores the countryside and woodland around the Herefordshire village of Mordiford. The area comprises of a number of pretty orchards where you can look out for Lesser-spotted Woodpeckers. There's also woodland trails, an Iron Age Hillfort and lots of nice Herefordshire countryside to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Mortimer Trail30 miles (48 km)This exceptionally lovely walk takes you through the beautiful Shropshire and Herefordshire countryside, from Ludlow to Kington. View Full Details>>
Queenswood Country Park3 miles (4.8 km)This splendid park is the only designated country park in Herefordshire. At Queenswood you'll find an arboretum, with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees from all over the world. There are a number of waymarked trails as well as a sculpture trail, early autumn tree trail and late autumn tree trail. Trail highlights include the Lime Avenue, the Autumn and Summer Gardens and Cottrell's Folly. View Full Details>>
Ross Round18 miles (29 km)This delightful circular walk takes you through the Herefordshire countryside around Ross-on-Wye. View Full Details>>
Sabrina Way203 miles (327 km)This route is part of the National Bridleroute Network and primarily designed for horse riders but can be used by walkers and cyclists also. The trail starts at the deer park at Great Barrington and heads north to Hartington. The route passes through the Cotswolds, the Malvern Hills, the Wyre Forest and Cannock Chase Forest, before finishing in the Derbyshire Peak District. For cyclists a mountain bike or hybrid is advised. View Full Details>>
Symonds Yat Rock2 miles (4 km)Enjoy wonderful views over the Wye Valley from this well know viewpoint on the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire border. From the elevated position you have a great view of the beautiful wooded gorge below. It's also a popular spot for birdwatching with peregrine falcons,buzzards,goshawksandhobbies regularly seen. The area is great for walking and cycling with miles of waymarked woodland trails and riverside paths to try. This circular walk starts from the car park and follows good footpaths to the viewpoint. You then continue along the river through the woodland, passing Huntsham Hill on the way. A section along the Perigrine Path then takes you along the River Wye before heading through Riddings Wood to the car park. View Full Details>>
Three Choirs Way100 miles (161 km)Visit the cities of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester on this circular walk. The walk has been devised with themes of poetry and music and links with the Three Choirs Music Festival which is held each August alternately at the magnificent cathedrals of the Three Counties (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester). View Full Details>>
Wye Valley Walk138 miles (222 km)This walk takes you through the beautiful Wye Valley in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Wales. View Full Details>>

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