The Golden Valley is said to have been the inspiration behind CS Lewis’s Narnia and it is a magical landscape.  Here there is the space to breathe, relax and enjoy a different pace of life but also plenty to do nearby:


The Wye is one of Britain’s most renowned canoeing and angling rivers, with conditions to suit people of all ages and abilities.  A variety of shops in and around the area sell and hire specialist equipment.

Wild swimming

An idyllic river beach and wild swimming spot is less than ten minutes drive away in Bredwardine.  Within twenty minutes you can be at two other fantastic river beaches – the Warren in Hay and Glasbury.  All are accessible (although if you are going beyond a paddle the are not recommended for beginners).  Swimming in fresh water feels lovely and is highly recommended.


The Pandy, Herefordshire’s oldest pub, is a five minute walk from Perrydore and serves good pub food. Within a short drive there is fantastic modern British, traditional French, amazingly good pub food by a river and outstanding Thai and Nepalese food to be enjoyed.


Very close by is Hay-on-Wye, with its winding streets and a great independent cinema, an ice-cream parlour, the local deli, and of course a wealth of second-hand book and vintage shops.


There are walks straight from Perrydore including a walk to Arthur’s Stone, a Neolithic burial chamber with wide-sweeping views or Merbach Hill.  Jump in a car and the Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons and walks along the River Wye are all within easy reach.


Perrydore is prefectly situated within a stone throw away of some of the best culture that Herifordshire has to offer.
Please click on any of the below links to find out more information.

The Hay Literary Festival
Hay’s Philosophy & Music Festival
Brecon Jazz Festival
Abergavenny Food Festival

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