Craswall Priory & Hay Bluff

Introduction to Walk 1660

Photo from the walk - Craswall Priory & Hay Bluff

County/Area - Herefordshire & Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 550 feet / 167 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Herefordshiire walk offers some wonderful views of the Black Mountains without too much ascent. The route follows tracks and paths north of Craswall and includes the opportunity to visit the remains of Craswll Abbey. Despite the title an ascent of Hay Bluff is not included but could easily be added to the route.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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