The ever Chepstow Walking Festival returns in April with 38 walks over 6 days across the Lower Wye Valley, Monmouthshire, the Forest of Dean and further afield. The walks are full of variety, with historic walks, foodies walks, nature walks, childrens walks, night walks, Welsh walks and lots more.

So we've put together a list of six of our favourites to enjoy (one each day). Make sure to book early, as the most popular walks always sell out quickly.

Click here for a full list of all the available walks

Tuesday 2nd April - Llangwm & Churches of St. David and St. Jerome

St Jerome's at Llangwm Ichaf

This is a beautiful walk near Usk taking in both Gwent Wildlife Trust managed nature reserves and historic churches managed by the Friends of Friendless Churches. St. Jerome's especially is a real hidden gem, with its 15th century screen one of the firest in South Wales. Nature, history and gorgeous views, what's more to want from a walk?

Book the walk here

Wednesday 3rd April - Walk for Health at Offa's Dyke, Devil's Pulpit and Poor's Allotment

Devil's Pulpit

Arguably the best view in the Wye Valley, the Devil's Pupit is a must visit. Offering sights right down over Tintern Abbey, this walk is completely FREE (but tickets must be booked).

Book the walk here

Thursday 4th April - Devauden with Ice Cream!

Welsh Gold Ice Cream

They had us at 'ice cream tasting'! A 5 mile walk in the beautiful Wye Valley landscape around Devauden which includes a trip to Brooke's Dairy for a talk and (most importantly!) a tasting of their ice cream.

Book your tickets here

Friday 5th April - Batty about Bats around Caldicot Castle

Lesser Horseshoe Bats

Join our colleagues in the MonLife Countryside team for a night time walk around Caldicot Castle Country Park and learn all about the local bat population. See them in flight and use electronic bat detectors to hear them!

Book your tickets here

Saturday 6th April - Horrible Histories of Trellech

(@bobsblips Trellech Church)

A great walk for children aged 6-11 as Nell the Good Witch takes everyone on a short walk around the picturesque Wye Valley village of Trellech, with great stories and fun for all.

Book your tickets here

Sunday 7th April - Hidden Lower Chepstow

Severn Princess

Join local historian Tim Ryan for a gentle stroll through Chepstow, discovering facts about the town not mentioned in the guide books. At the end there'll be a rare opportunity to see the old Severn Princess, which used to ferry people across the Severn before the bridges were built.

Book your tickets here

See a list of all the available walks here


Chepstow Walking Festival
Walking Festival
Early flier 2024

Join Chepstow Walkers are Welcome for 6 days of walking fun at the annual Chepstow Walking Festival, held 2nd - 7th April 2024.



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