Valleys Ale Trails is a brand new venture promoting the Valleys’ rich pub and brewing culture.
Annually we compile a series of fascinating and historic trails and provide the transport for navigating them. Each trail is complemented by professional interpretation that reveals the Valleys’ heritage, industrial, physical and cultural wealth.
As well as the pubs, enthusiasts will discover new ales and hidden landscapes.
We aim for our trails to become one of the principal elements of food and drink tourism in south Wales.
In this blog Dylan Jones from Valleys Ale Trails and Dylan’s Tours of Wales examines the rich heritage of Welsh language pub names. Part one can be found here. The most common inn sign in Wales (and also in [...]
In this blog Valleys Ale Trails founder Russell Todd reflects on how important pubs were in his community development career. For the last 16 years I have been working in community development (CD) in various roles across Wales. I [...]
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