It’s the perfect antidote to the urban grind: escape to the country, staying in a lovely old farmhouse or cosily converted cowshed. The writer Sali Hughes takes her family on an unforgettable trip to a working farm in Monmouthshire.
William Wordsworth sighed over its “steep woods, lofty cliffs and green pastoral landscape.” JMW Turner immortalised it in his paintings. Over two centuries later, the Wye Valley is still as enchanting as ever. It’s a superb choice for an active break, exploring by kayak, on horseback or on foot.
Go wild in Wales with an experienced guide who knows the very best places to see whales, dolphins, rare butterflies and nesting puffins.
To discover some of Wales' finest hills, valleys, islands and coastal scenery, meet our five gorgeous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Anglesey, Gower, Wye Valley, Llŷn Peninsula and the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley