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The views are breathtaking and with you most of the way. You start by walking up a fairly steep tractor path into an even steeper uphill path in the woods... not for the faint hearted but with slow initial pace anyone can do it ......More
I took part in this year's 3 Welsh peaks challenge walk. The 3rd peak being the Skirrid. The scenery, seen from the trig point on the northern side are of the town of Abergavenny, Brecon Beacons, Herefordshire and Somerset are breath taking. I now lead...More
This was a pleasant mountain to climb. Signposting was clear even in the mist. Taking the right hand path at the gate was the easier way up to the ridge but meant a steep descent on the northern side. Those with dodgy ankles might prefer...More
This mountain was suggested to me and it certainly didn’t disappoint. We end up with our 8 & 10 year old girls and they found it no problem. We took the longer (although muddier) route which was still only 4 miles from start to finish....More
Driving into Abergavenny at the end of a day of castle adventures, stopped off to show the kids the infamous Skirrid hill to the east of Abergavenny.
I'd climbed up the Skirrid a couple of times as a teenager as part of the Three Peaks...More
A deceiving steep and hilly start, through the woods, which breaks out into scenic and simply beautiful views of the Welsh landscape.
A short climb - approx 2 hrs there and back.
Parking is hassle free and plentiful - small charge which is reasonable.