Enjoy a Romantic Break at Little Trewern Walking in the Black Mountains

The walking in this part of the border country between England and Wales is quite simply superb!

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The Black Mountains seen from the Black Hill (Crib Garth) in winter

The countryside all around Little Trewern is totally un-spoilt, and the views from the Black Mountains and the Black Hill (Crib Garth) are wonderful. But above all, access to this beautiful area is excellent, with a well-signposted network of paths and bridleways along the English side of the border,  and open access to the National Park on the Welsh side of the border.

A Romantic Break walking at Little Trewern

The path from the door of Little Trewern

You can set out from Little Trewern, and choose between short wanders along the valley of the river Monnow, or head up onto the high ridges of the Black Mountains or the Black Hill, which seem to call invitingly from your bedroom window. Within an hour you are up onto the long ridges with spectacular views in all directions, including a tantalizing glimpse of the sea to the south west.

On a romantic break at Little Trewern in the Black Mountains

Looking down to Llanthony Priory from the Offa’s Dyke path

Here you can follow Offa’s Dyke Long Distance Path which marks the ancient border of Wales and England, gaze down into the Vale of Ewyas and the ancient Priory of Llanthony, and perhaps meet the wild ponies roaming free on the mountain tops.

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A  wild pony in winter in the Black Mountains

Discover the Brecon Beacons on a Romantic Break at Little Trewern

A favorite walk in the Rhiangoll valley – Rhiangoll means the “lost Rhiannon!”

Enjoy a romantic break walking in the Black Mountains

Summer walking in the Black Mountains – the big skies are magnificent

 

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