Activity Breaks in the Wye Valley

Viking Games - Traditional Nordic games with a Wye Valley twist.

Sword Making - Make you own Sword, Daggers, Rings & more.

River Canoeing - Explore the River Wye from Ross on Wye.

Horse Riding - Lessons, Hacks & Bootcamps for all levels.

Falconry -  Locally based with a full Calendar of Experiences

Walking - Routes from 90 minutes to full day rambles.

Fishing - Coarse and Game fishing in the lakes and rivers of Herefordshire.

Go Ape - A full day of excitement beckons, some of it on the ground!

Puzzlewood - See where scenes from Harry Potter, Star Wars, Jack the Giant Slayer & A Midsummer Nights Dream were shot.

The Pilgrim Hotel & Restaurant is the ideal base for your next Activity Break. Fabulous views, mouth watering food, refurbished rooms and friendly staff will combine with your favourite activities to ensure an unforgettable getaway. Why not choose a beautifully finished "Country Collection" bedroom, with stunning views and luxury touches, to complete your getaway.

There are so many options available to the energetic in the Wye Valley, all within a short drive of the Hotel, you may not know where to begin. Maybe a Viking Axe Throwing day followed by a day forging your own axe head, dagger or broad sword! Simply book your room via the "Check Availability" button below, then click on the "underlined headings" for your chosen experiences and check their deals to complete your adventures.


Viking Games
Try your hand at Axe Throwing, Archery, Bullrings, Kubb, Molkky or Stige! Test your skill and agility to see if you have what it takes to become a Viking warrior and all 20 minutes from the Hotel.


Sword Making at Oldfield Forge
Live the "Blacksmith Experience" in the heart of the Wye valley at Oldfield Forge. Choose from a wide variety of courses just 10 minutes from the Hotel and get back in time for Sundowners in the Garden Room.


River Canoeing
A wide range of trips, from half a day upwards & offer 25 years experience. The packages are "all inclusive" and have no hidden extras. Ross on Wye is less than 15 minutes from the Hotel.


Horse Riding
Whatever your ability level, from absolute beginner to experienced rider, there is something for you in the beautiful Wye Valley countryside just 20 minutes from the Hotel.


Wye Valley Falconry
A wide variety of experiences are available through this Hereford based operation. Choose from flying displays, photography opportunities or get truly "hands on" with beautiful Falcons and Owls!

Walking Trails
There are walks available from the front door of the Hotel of varying lengths and the famous "Herefordshire Trail" passes just feet away from us. Hereford and Ross on Wye hold regular "Walking Festivals" as well & there are no shortage of circular routes in the immediate area.


There are so many options it is hard to know where to begin, but most bases will be covered by following the link to our own fishing page and the information shown there. Tight lines!


Go Ape
Just 30 minutes away in the beautiful Forest of Dean lies Beechenhurst, with the famous "Tree top Adventure", walking & cycling trails, a climbing tower and much more. A great day out for children of all ages in stunning scenery.


Enchanted Puzzlewood sits in the Forest of Dean, just half an hour away by car. There you will meet aliens, storytellers, see where Time Lords and Stormtroopers have marched and walk through an "out of this world" forest. An unmissable day out.


                       "Long Stay Discounts" are available for stays of 4 nights or longer, follow the link below!

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For those seeking culture and sights, the world famous "Mappa Mundi" can be viewed in the Cathedral with Symonds Yat, Goodrich Castle, Kilpeck Norman Church, the magnificent Tintern Abbey and countless other possibilities close by. The Brecon Beacons, Forest of Dean, Malvern Hills and the Black & White village trail are also within easy striking distance for guests. There is a choice of Cider Museums, a bird of prey centre, canoeing and absailing all available nearby. Finally, one of the areas biggest shopping hotspots, Labels Outlet, is just 8 miles away in Ross on Wye. Follow this link for an idea of Where to Go and What to See in the area.

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