Horses fed and tacked-up, stirrups adjusted, girths tightened, maps and routes studied and checked – now climb or leap into the saddle and head out on trail!
Your trail begins by winding up the old, quiet lanes to the Begwns, an atmospheric expanse of bracken covered hill offering panoramic views across Wales and back across the Wye Valley to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. Wide, firm grassy tracks make for easy route finding and fantastic canter opportunities!
Drop down off the Begwns into the Wye Valley along old green lanes. Enjoy a canter along the banks of the River Wye to Glasbury to round up your first day.
Stay at a warm and welcoming B&B…
Your overnight accommodation is at one of the fantastic little B&B’s situated in Glasbury. Your evening meal is taken at the refined & comfortable Foyles.
Wake up and hit the trail…
After a comfortable nights sleep and a hearty, homemade breakfast its time to return to Freerein. Your trail takes you on a different route back up to and across the Begwns, before leading down into the little village of Painscastle, where a pub lunch awaits!
After lunch its back up onto the hill for the final part of your day. Enjoy a few more canters before winding back down the lanes to Freerein HQ.
Arrive at Freerein HQ at 9am.
Pack saddle bags then prepare your horses. Go through your individual route pack & depart.
Out on trail all day.
Arrive at your accommodation, untack, feed & turn your horses out in the field. Relax for the evening and enjoy a meal and beverages.
Feed, groom and tack up your horse.
Out on trail all day.
Return to Freerein HQ around 4-5pm for tea and homemade cake.
On Trail Accommodation
Many of our holidays have a number of different accommodation places connected to the specific trail route that you are booking. Freerein book the places you stay at. You do not have a choice of accommodation as we book the best available to suit your group .
Your accommodation places are confirmed in writing when you are invoiced.
Chapel on The Green B&B
The Chapel (built in 1866) and interior are full of character and has everything you need for a great stay in a beautiful part of Wales. Really close to Hay on Wye and seconds away from the river with incredible walks and wildlife. Your hosts Graham and Matthew use the space as part of their…
The Grange B&B
The Grange is a beautiful country house set in the foot hills of the Black Mountains, on the edge of Glasbury village just a stones throw from the River Wye and only 4 miles from the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye. You can enjoy a fabulous home cooked breakfast before you hop in the…
This character cottage is in the small riverside village of Glasbury-on-Wye, just 4 miles upstream from the book town of Hay-on-Wye. Glasbury-on-Wye is on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, ideally situated to explore the gloriously unspoilt moorlands and valleys of Mid Wales. The cottage is in a lovely sunny position with views…