Tours and Trips

THE NINTH ROSS-ON-WYE WALKING FESTIVAL

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22nd-24th September 2017

15 glorious walks including the opportunity to take a river cruise, enjoy a cream tea or take a steam train ride.

see the programme and book your ticket(s) online at www.rosswalkingfestival.co.uk or call in at Rossiter books in either Ross or Monmouth

Sponsored by Wye Valley Brewery, PGL Travel Ltd, Herefordshire Walking Festival, Rossiter Books and Ross-on-Wye Town Council

See the Wye Valley from a birds eye view

Enjoy an experience of a lifestyle with a hot air balloon flight over the Wye Valley- Aviators offer a fully trained hot air balloon flight for customers in Ross on Wye at various sites to launch across the country. These balloon rides have been ongoing for over 10 years. High quality safety equipment is used on all flights with modern fleet hot air balloons. This is a perfect birthday present especially those special dates such as 30, 40, 50 and 60

The hot air balloon rides for customers from Ross On Wye cater for all groups and sizes such as families, couples and corporate events. The hot air balloons cater for 2-16 passengers so we are bound to have something to suit your requirements.

Each balloon ride is a unique experience for customers from Ross On Wye as its all dependent upon the wind.

For more information visit their webiste http://www.balloonrider.co.uk/hot-air-balloon-rides/ross-on-wye/herefordshire/

 

Why not plan an excursion to the Brecon and Monmouth Canal

We recently went to stay with friends who have a fantastic holiday cottage just outside Brecon called Baddegai for details please follow http://breconbeaconscottagebreaks.co.uk

Dragon Fly Motor Cruiser

During our visit our  hosts arranged a trip down the Brecon and Monmouth canal on a motor cruiser . It really was a fantastic experience which we would thoroughly recommend. Just over an  hours drive from Ross on Wye it would make a wonderful excursion one day during your stay for further details please visit  http://www.dragonfly-cruises.co.uk/picnic-launches.asp

Fishing in Wales on the Wye & Usk Rivers

River Ecology, Conservation & Restoration

The Wye & Usk Foundation is a charity concerned with restoring the habitat, water quality and fisheries of the rivers Wye and Usk. The Foundation is more than just a lobbying organisation: through a series of partnership projects, we are raising significant sums of money to remedy problems such as habitat degradation, poor water quality and diffuse pollution, barriers to fish migration and over-exploitation of our fisheries.

In 2000 we became a registered charity with the following objectives:

  • To conserve, protect, rehabilitate and improve the salmon and other indigenous species of animal and plant life of the rivers Wye and Usk, their tributaries, streams and watercourses (“the River”) and the banks, riparian lands and catchments of the river (“the River Corridor”) and …
  • To advance the education of the public in the conservation of rivers, river corridors and their animal and plant life and the need for conservation, protection, rehabilitation and improvement of such environments.
  • Fishing in Wales on the Wye & Usk Rivers Continue reading

Herefordshire’s Hidden Extras

Tour Guides for Herefordshire and Welsh Boarder

Marches Tours & Talks – our tour guide association – takes its name from this area of western England, which is called ‘The Marches’ meaning a ‘boundary’ – the boundary between England and Wales. One of the counties in these Marcher lands is Herefordshire – still a secret place known only to those who really seek it out. Here you will see an unspoilt rural landscape at its most beautiful, where you can wander and walk. We have no motorways and no theme parks – just a slower pace of life which gives you time to think and relax.

Each of the CDs are on sale at £5 from local Tourist information centres or direct from marches Tours and Talks (£6 inc p&p) or visit http://www.marchestourstalks.co.uk/

  • ‘The Golden Valley & Beyond’ (via Longtown, Craswall, Hay-on-wye, Peterchurch and Abbeydore)
  • ‘The Black & White Villages’ (vis Leominster, Weobley, Kington, Pembridge, Earisland)
  • ‘Ledbury and Beyond’ (via Much Marcle, Much Cowarne, Bishop’s Frome, Castle Frome and Bosbury)
  • ‘Ross-on-Wye & Beyond’ (via Goodrich, Yat Rock, The Kymin, Monmouth, Garway and Hoarwithy)