Local activities near Monnington House

canoeing

Canoeing on the River Wye

Canoeing is by far the most popular activity whilst staying at Monnington House.  Guests have gone to Glasbury and canoed down the Wye to Hay or gone to Hay and used the canoes, bikes and vespas at Pedals and Paddles.

Fishing on the River Wye

Fishing on the Wye is within walking distance.  Bulmers Angling Club  offer membership to everyone, see  http://www.bulmersanglingclub.co.uk​ for details.

Small Breed Centre

Getting up close to wildlife in Kington

Wildlife – for younger children, a trip to the Small Breed Centre at Kington is always popular.  A great place to see owls, red squirrels, pygmy goats and alpacas close up.

Hopton Wood

Mountain biking and cycling in the Wye Valley and Brecon Beacons

Mountain biking is popular in the Brecon Beacons – you could consider the Taff Trail. There is a purpose  built XC ride at Hopton Wood near Ludlow. Or try cycling the Herefordshire Cider Route. Bikes including E Bikes can be hired from Drovers Cycles in Hay on Wye.  They will deliver to the house.

Llama Trekking

Llama trekking in Herefordshire

Guests are loving trekking with the Golden Valley llamas from Old King Street Farm.​ A wonderful day out for young and old as you trek through the beautiful Black Mountains in Herefordshire. This activity operates all year round. The llamas like to get out and about and need to be exercised!

climbing at Llangorse

Wales’ Premier Award-Winning Indoor and Outdoor training centre

For rainy days you could consider climbing at Llangorse in the nearby Brecon Beacons, which has an indoor and outdoor centre for rock climbing.  Suitable for beginners and the more experienced who like a challenge!

Life Changing Activities

Caving, pot holing and gorge walking in the Wye Valley

For those wishing to pursue outdoor activities in the Wye Valley, Herefordshire and Brecon Beacons Life Changing Activities provides instruction on caving, pot holing, gorge walking, raft building, etc.

The beautiful Wye Valley

Walk the Wye Valley

For walkers, the Wye valley walk is the long distance footpath along the river Wye from its source to the sea. The Wye Walker provides shorter circular walks along the length of the Wye – and is for those of you who want to do some walking in the country near this beautiful river in shorter bursts, as and when you have time.

Explore The Hereford Mappa Mundi

The Mappa Mundi is in Hereford Cathedral and well worth a visit.

Help create a zero carbon world at The Centre for Alternative Technology

The Centre for Alternative Technology at Machynlleth has lots of activities for younger children and exhibitions about eco building and clean technologies for adults.

Catch at film in a tiny cinema in Hay On Wye

There is a small cinema at the back of Richard Booths Bookshop in Hay on Wye.  Book early!

Quad bike across Kingsland, Herefordshire

Quad biking is available at Quad Nation, Kentchurch. Come and explore this spectacular 175 acre woodland site which offers some of the very finest quad biking terrains.

Relax on a spa break at Holmer Park

Health and Beauty  Holmer Park and Spa in Hereford offers great treatments and good day packages. Its luxurious Health Club includes a state-of-the-art gym, fitness classes and 20-metre pool.

If you would like your hair doing or a beauty treatment then contact Pure Beauty in Eardisley on 01544 327526.

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  • Flexible accommodation for large or small groups
  • Pub within walking distance
  • Fine dining within 20 minutes
  • On Wye Valley Walk
  • Easy access
  • Wifi
  • Table tennis and games rooms
  • Bike hire available
  • Fishing on the Wye
  • BBQ
  • Playing field and private gardens
  • Dogs welcome
  • Catering available
  • Online booking
  • Livestock on site
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