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Learn how to paraglide (two-/four-/eight-day course £300/600/1200) or take a tandem flight off the Blorenge (£85, 20 to 30 minutes) and enjoy a red kite's perspective of the Brecon Beacons.
Extend the gastronomic offerings of the Abergavenny countryside with themed cooking courses.
The friendly Griffiths family offers pony trekking in the Black Mountains for all abilities. B&B accommodation (£38 per person) and camping (£6 per person) available.
Offers pony trekking, hacking and trail riding in the surrounding countryside.
Small group hikes and navigational skills courses, with a focus on ecology and community.
A 136-mile riverside trail running from the river's source on the slopes of Plynlimon Fawr to Chepstow. The section downstream from Monmouth, past Tintern, is particularly beautiful.
If you're keen to do your own version of the Wye Tour you can hire a two-person Canadian canoe (half-day/day/five days £26/35/135), single kayak (£20/25/115) or double kayak (£26/35/165) from this centre; transport a...
Rents kayaks and canoes.
Between 1859 and 1964 this narrow-gauge railway hauled coal and passengers between Merthyr and Brecon. A 5...
Rents mountain and touring bikes (per half-day/day/week £18/25/70) and arranges logistics for long-distance cycling or walking expeditions anywhere in Wales.
The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal runs along the foot of the Blorenge mountain, southwest of town. You can take to the water with Beacon Park Boats which rents out electric-powered boats (up to eight persons)...
Take to the Wye waters at Hay and get collected further downstream.
Tackle a long-distance cycling or walking route anywhere in Wales and this Hay-based crowd will take care of the logistics (transfers, bags, bikes and accommodation).
Offers canoeing, kayaking, raft-building and Nordic walking expeditions.
Hires out canoes and kayaks, and organises white-water trips, archery, high ropes, abseiling, caving and climbing.
Hires both leisure bikes and full suspension mountain bikes, and offers advice on cycling routes. Located in Cannop Valley, near Coleford.
Fair-weather water-babies can enjoy the Wye without the hard work on a sedate 40-minute gorge cruise leaving Symonds Yat East from beside the ferry crossing.
This short stretch of rail between Lydney and Parkend is plied by six classic steam engines on select days from March to December, as well as a special treat for children – Thomas the Tank Engine – making the occasio...
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