Below we provide links to some of the local walking opportunities available.  These range from short accessible town walks through to long distance trails that cross our area – and for which Ross-on-Wye would be a great stopping point or base for a wider range of walks.
We also have a selection of circular walks from local pubs and hotels and plan to develop more in the years ahead.

Selection of local walks to download from other orgainsations:

Range of walks from2 to 8 miles around the Ross area

 

Ordnance Survey - walks from 3 to about 15 miles


Link to AONB walks around the River Wye south of Ross to Chepstow

 

Herefordshire Ramblers - with 32 walks in the county


Herefordshire County - 15 circular walks from 2 to 10 miles

 

Spring Daffodil Walks

 

Mapmywalk - Walk tracking for use with a mobile phone

 

Some of our favourite individual walks:

Joyce's Walk- named after one of our local members

 

Circular walk from Ross along the River


5.5 mile walk down river from Ross

 

Long distance trails:

Herefordshire Trail - Lovely circular 154 mile route which links the 5 market towns around Herefordshire, passing through a range of local landscapes.


Ross Round - A circular 18 mile route around Ross-on-Wye with aditional 12 and 15 mile loops and links to local bus services; GPS route also available.

 

Three Choirs Way - 100 mile circular walk linking the cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester passing near Ross-on-Wye.

 

Wye Valley Walk - A waymarked 136 mile trail from the source to the sea along the length of the River Wye, with 57 miles of it passing through Herefordshire.

 

Offa's Dyke Path – 177 mile national trail following the English/ Welsh border and passing within a few miles of Ross-on-Wye

 

Books on local walks

 

In addition, you may like to buy books with a selection of local walks or ones on the local history or geology of the area.  The best place to start is Rossiter's Bookshop where there is a good range and a warm welcome.

 

For historical guides and maps a visit to Ross Old Books in the High Street is well worth a visit

 

 

 

 

 

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