GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Hay Bluff

1 miles (1.5 km)

This is a popular climb to Hay Bluff hill in the Black Mountains. The hill straddles the border of Wales and England. Most of the area lies within Powys with the eastern flanks in Herefordshire. From the summit there are wonderful views over the Wye Valleyand the Welsh Mountains.
This walk starts from the Hay Bluff car park located just half a mile north west of the hill. However, you could also start the walk from Hay-on-Wye. Just follow the Offa's Dyke Path south from the town centre for about three miles and you will reach the hill. The path passes Cusop and Tack Wood before arriving at the car park and Stone Circle at the foot of the climb.
The route to the 677m (2,221ft) passes Ffynnon y Parc on a good path. You can further explore the area as the entire hill is designated as open country so walkers have thefreedom to roamat will.
You can extend your walk by continuing south along the Offa's Dyke Path to the nearby Black Mountain South Top and the Hatterrall Ridge. Also nearby is a similar short climb to Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa).

Hay Bluff Postcode

HR3 5RJ
N.B Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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