Architecture walks

by Alf Alderson, 22nd January 2018

Manmade marvels can be just as awe-inspiring as natural beauties, and you can enjoy plenty of both on these three invigorating walks

While the Welsh Borders is renowned more for its natural wonder than its buildings, the region is nevertheless home to some beautiful, interesting and important architecture. Getting up close to these structures on a walk is a good way to appreciate them, and although we’re talking about manmade structures, that doesn’t mean this month’s walks are all urban….

ROUTE 1 - This loop in the county of Wrexham includes a walk on the UK’s highest aqueduct

ROUTE 2 - An attractive mix of shoreside and hillside in the Elan Valley, Powys

ROUTE 3 - Starting in the centre of Hereford, this outing takes you past the cathedral and along the banks of the Wye


Route inaccessible? If you find that any of the routes featured on walesandborders.com has become inaccessible in any way, do let us know so we can alert the necessary authorities on your behalf. You can email the Web Editor at webeditor@borderpublishing.com

For the full feature on architecture walks, see the February 2018 issue of Welsh Border Life. For back issues, click here


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