Hay Rides

The Gromils’ 2024 outing on the Welsh Borders

Distances and route details on the above map are indicative only. For the elevation profile and downloadable route of each day’s ride, click on the appropriate day number. It will open in a new window. The distances and profiles have now been updated to those actually recorded on the day.


Cusop Mill Cottage, about a mile south of Hay-on-Wye and a few metres from the border with Wales.


Monday 10 June 

10:30  Meet for coffee at Pontrilas Village Cafe, Post Office & Fitness Centre HR2 0BA
10:15   Lunch at Gwatkin Red Cow, Morehampton Park Farm
15:45   Drive to Hay-on-Wye

Tuesday 11 June

No cafes or tea rooms en route ☹, so breakfast at the Cosy Cafe in Hay before leaving
Lunch Kington Border Bean Cafe

Wednesday 12 June

Coffee The New Strand ( Eardisley Post Office)
Lunch Weobley, Ye Olde Salutation Inn
Tea Brobury House Gardens & Cafe We skipped this as we weren’t feeling hungry. Back in Hay by 3pm, we had tea and cakes at The Granary instead.

Thursday 13 June

Coffee Hopes of Longtown Wonderful shop, with an inspirational story
Lunch Llanthony, Half Moon Inn We skipped this, as they had not been answering the phone all week, so we had no assurance it would be open. With rain forecast to start at 12, we left early and got back to Hay for lunch, before the rain started.

Friday 14 June

Coffee The Paddlers Rest, Glasbury Rainy day, so we skipped this and headed home.