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My favourite local Mountain Walk

The views are breathtaking and with you most of the way. You start by walking up a fairly steep... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Claud D
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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A wonderful view from the top

A varied walk through fields, wooded areas and then the open hillside which gave splendid views as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
stellaj365
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A varied walk through fields, wooded areas and then the open hillside which gave splendid views as far away as the Bristol Channel. A great walk for all ages, we were between 65 & 79

Thank stellaj365
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We walked up here one morning, on a clear day nice views as far as the sea. There were not crowds and it isn’t a conveyor belt of day trippers like so many walks these days. Highly recommend

Thank FM100
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Not a huge climb but great for families to climb and have a picnic on top with great views. Born 4 miles away the Skirrid was a regular for me. Fantastic views.

Thank dave w
Reviewed 13 April 2018

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

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 12 April 2018

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

2  Thank Hedgehog30
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank GreggAJones
Reviewed 8 April 2018

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

2  Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 7 April 2018

National Trust payable parking. Took a clockwise path which was very muddy in places and scrambled the north side, coming back was the easier and more direct route. Recommended, moderate family walk.

Thank Sparkysu
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

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. Easy...More

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Not too sure but you may be able to park overnight by the cafe nearby?
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