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Surrounded by beautiful countryside, we are an ideal location for pure relaxation or fun-packed days exploring the Wye Valley and Gateway to South Wales.

Four Castles Route 32 mile circular route which can be started in the village - www.monmouth.org.uk


The route is waymarked with blue signs - a bicycle surrounded by four castles.


We are approximately 1 mile from the Lands End to John O Groats route - www.landsend-to-johnogroats.co.uk


For the adventurous cycler staying with us we are happy to serve you a cyclist’s breakfast and prepare a pack lunch for your day ahead.

•  Garway Church & Dovecote

•  Kilpeck Church

•  Grosmont Castle

•  Skenfrith Castle

•  White Castle

•  Raglan Castle

•  Llantony Priory

•  Tintern Abby

•  Hereford Cathedral & Mappa Mundi

•  Abbey Dore




Cycling Golfing

We are surrounded by a number of England and Wales most beautiful and challenging courses. All of which are within easy driving distance.


•  Celtic Manor

•  St Pierre

•  Wern Ddu

•  Rolls of Monmouth

•  Monmouth

•  Belmont


Course fishing and fly fishing can be found close by:


•  River Monnow

•  River Wye


A number of local fishing lakes can be recommended:


Andy's Fishing Lake 

Trevase Farm Pencoyd Tretire Herefordshire HR2 8ND

Tel: 01989 730210 or 07815 742659.

E-mail: pursey.trevase@btconnect.com



Trippenkennet Farm 

Three Ashes, Hereford HR2 8LZ  

01981 580442  




Based on Garway Hill, in the heart of the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, Oldfield Forge is a traditional family run blacksmith company. Retreat away from the busy goings on of day-to-day life with our blacksmith experiences. Surrounded by fields and hills, The Academy is tucked away from the main track and sits alongside The Forge - a working forge where bespoke ironwork is made every day by a team of Oldfield Forge blacksmiths. We offer you the chance to try your hand at traditional blacksmithing techniques, taught by a member of the Oldfield Forge team.





Symonds Yat and Wye Valley is an area recognised for outstanding beauty. It is well known for its scenic riverside and forest walks.


Kingfisher Cruises – 45 minutes with guided commentary

Over 1000 miles of public footpaths

Butterfly zoo


Yat Rock and Peregrine falcons


Wyedean Canoe & Adventure Centre

www.wyedean.co.uk or 01600 890238

Canoe Hire

Rock climbing



Raft Building





Abergavenny Food Festival - 21 to 22 September 2019



Monmouth Agricultural Show - Saturday, 6 July 2019



Hay Festival - 23 May to 2 June 2019



Monmouth Festival - 27 July to 4 August 2019




Garway is surrounded by many public footpaths and bridleways. We have a number of suggested circular walks; maps of these can be found in the B&B rooms or please ask a member of staff who will only be too happy to help you. Our walks take in the local attractions and breathe taking scenery.


Monnow river walk – 6 miles

Allow 3-4 hours Visit on this walk –Garway’s Knights Templar Church, Dovecote, Skenfrith Church and Skenfrith Castle.


Garway Hill & White Rocks – 7 miles  

Allow 3-4 hours   Visit on this walk – 360 degree panoramic views from Garway Hill, world war 2 relic before winding down to the Monnow valley to visit Garway’s Knight Templar Church and Dovecote.


Garway circular walk – 2.8 miles  

Approx 1 hour  This does contain one modest climb. Take in the village, the Knights Templar Church and Dovecote.


Close by we have many more popular walks:


The 3 Castles Walk – 19 miles  

Allow 8 hours  Start and finish at Skenfrith castle. www.gps-routes.co.uk  http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2009/jun/11/walk-guides-white-castle-monmouthshire


Offas Dyke – www.nationaltrail.co.uk/offasdyke


The Wye Valley Walk and a host of Monmouthshire circular walkswww.monmouthshire.gov.uk – Walking and running routes.


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