• Pick-up: 09:00 am Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB OR 09:15 am Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE
  • Drop-off: 18:15 pm Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB OR 18:30 pm Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE
  • Endurance: Easy to Moderate
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Teresa

Meet your guide, Teresa

Hi! My name is Teresa and I began my time in the outdoors through girl guiding and DofE. I love introducing people to the outdoors and the things you can learn from nature. My favourite place to be is up a mountain or beside the sea.

Wye Valley Llama Trekking and Hike

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Sociable and good-natured, llamas radiate calm and tranquility – what better way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life than spending some time unwinding with these gentle and inquisitive animals.

Region: Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Trip Type: Animal Experience

Max Group Size: 14

Grading: Easy to Moderate

Day Itinerary

Meet your guide at 09:00 am Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB or alternatively 09:15 am Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE

Start your morning with a visit to a Llama farm for one of the most unforgettable and unique trekking experiences!

Located in a picturesque setting, join these gentle beasts as they walk leisurely by your side through the countryside and forested areas, enjoying the beautiful scenery together.

Sociable and good-natured, llamas radiate calm and tranquility – what better way to leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life than spending some time unwinding with these gentle and inquisitive animals!

With your instructor learn all about the llamas, including how to interact and groom them, before setting off into the countryside on your walk together.

On your return, enjoy cookies and coffee (or hot chocolate!) as the perfect way to end a heavenly morning.

In the afternoon, descend into the wonderfully romantic lower Wye Valley for a spectacular river valley walk. Enjoy trekking along the banks of the River Wye and traversing woodland as you visit some of the best viewpoints overlooking the Wye Valley.

See the stunning views of Tintern Abbey, one of the most famous ancient religious ruins in the UK, up high from the cliffs at the Devil’s Pulpit, before descending into Tintern for a well-deserved ice-cream break!

The adventure continues to the famous Eagles Nest, for dramatic scenes of the River Wye coiling seven hundred feet below and views across the seven counties, just as the sun begins to set.

With the final rays of the day glistening on the water, it’s time to head back to the drop-off at 18:15 pm at Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB or alternatively 18:30 pm Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE

Walk details: 7.4 km / 4.6 miles | Total ascent 272 m | approx. 3 hours

Terrain: An easy to moderate route, on woodland trails and river banks. Expect rocky paths, uneven and soft terrain. Some slopes and portions of moderate climb.

  • Pick-up: 09:00 am Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB OR 09:15 am Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE
  • Drop-off: 18:15 pm Waterwells Park & Ride, GL2 2AB OR 18:30 pm Gloucester train station, GL1 1DE
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All entrance and activity fees
  • Snacks and local specialties
  • Full-day guided experience
  • Local knowledge, folklore, and history

You’ll need to bring:

  • Pack lunch + water
  • Hiking shoes/ boots
  • Trek with a Llama
  • Learn all about Llamas and how to interact with them
  • See the iconic views across the Wye Valley
  • Take photos from the summit of the legendary Devil’s Pulpit
  • Climb to the famous Eagles Nest
  • Immerse yourself in heritage, local history and folklore
  • Enjoy small and friendly group tours
Sunday 24th Jul 2022
Members only This tour can only be booked by members. To book this tour, sign up by purchasing 1 Year Membership.