There are undoubtedly few rivers in the UK that come anywhere near to the beauty of the River Wye. The fifth longest river in the UK rises in the remote uplands of Mid Wales and flows through often mind-blowing scenery to the Severn Estuary. Let me pick you up and transport you to this tranquil and iconic valley. This 6 mile walk takes in clifftop views that will take your breath away. You will walk through steep ancient woodland and along the banks of the majestic and serene river. You will pass the almost 900 year old Tintern Abbey, one of the most impressive ancient monuments in Wales, attracting visitors from all over the world. The walk passes through the picturesque village of Tintern where you will have the opportunity to rest on the banks of the river and watch its beauty pass by, whilst enjoying some tasty Welsh snacks. Some nationalities may refer to this activity as a hike rather than walk.
What You'll Get
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Pass By: Cardiff Castle Grounds, Cardiff CF10 3RB Wales
Get picked up anywhere in the Cardiff/Newport area and be transported to this beautiful valley.
Stop At: Tintern Abbey, Tintern Wales
The walk starts at the ancient and amazingly preserved Abbey in a beautiful riverside location. The Abbey attracts visitors from all over the world and was a thriving monastery for over 400 years.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: DEVILS PULPIT, Tidenham, Chepstow NP16 7JR, UK
Hike up through the forest to this spectacular viewpoint. According to legend the Devil used this elevated pulpit to preach to the monks below at Tintern Abbey in an attempt to turn them to the dark side. The views across the Wye Valley are sensational.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RE England
Walk along the river bank and experience the unique tranquility of this area of outstanding natural beauty. Pass by the tranquil villages of Brockweir and Tintern where you can relax next to the famous River Wye.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: The Old Station Tintern, The car park is run by Monmouthshire Council not the cafe, Tintern NP16 7NX Wales
Stop at the Old Station where you can enjoy coffee and cake next to the river in a fabulously preserved old railway station. Here you can learn about the history of the area and explore the gift shop, set inside old train carriages.
Duration: 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission - Tintern Abbey
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any Cardiff/Newport location
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Walk South Wales in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
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The Fine Print
14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.