Welcome to the Wye Valley

Croeso i Ddyffryn Gwy

The Wye Valley is steeped in history and it is where King Arthur ruled, the Normans settled and Turner sketched is stunning paintings. The majority of the county is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty making a visit to the Wye Valley the perfect country escape.

Fascinating historic attractions in the Wye Valley include the Caerleon Roman Baths which were built in AD 85 but not discovered until 1964. They are the most complete remains of any baths in Britains. Or head to Chepstow Castle which was probably the very first stone castle to be built in Wales. Tintern Abbey is another historic attraction and it is the first Cistercian abbey founded in Wales (1131) and the second in Britain.

If you want to make the most of the Wye Valley then head to the Black Mountains which is home to rolling green fields and hills and picturesque villages. It is the perfect rural escape to quiet country life. It's a great place to explore on two feet and the gentle terrain is suitable for all ages.

So why not make your holiday to the Wye Valley truly memorable and enjoyable and stay in a pub? Forget about hotels or traditional bed and breakfasts and choose a pub full character and charm. With facilities such free Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms, luxurious bedding and tea and coffee making facilities, guests are sure to have a comfortable stay. 

The great thing about pubs is that everything is under one roof. You can stay, eat and socialise all in one place and after a great but long day out you don't have to worry about finding something to do in the evenings. Pubs and inns in the Wye Valley organise entertainment throughout the year from local music nights to BBQs and beer festivals in the summer. What's even better is that when you stay in a pub you don't have to worry about watching what you drink as your room is just a stone's throw away!

So to start planning your perfect getaway to the Wye Valley today please use the search below. To find out about attractions and events in the region please visit our Things to Do Section.


(Photo: ©VisitBritain / Adrian Houston)

 

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