Golden Valley Llama Trekking

Attractions in Hereford, Herefordshire


Golden Valley Llama Trekking


Llamas are members of the camel family. These charming, inquisitive and gentle animals will delight in accompanying you on a walk through the beautiful South Herefordshire countryside.
Llamas are not ridden, but wear a halter and walk on a lead rope.
A typical half-day llama trek will start with us calling the llamas into the penning area. An incentive (a bribe!) of a mouthful of their specialist feed, perhaps supplemented with some carrot might help.
The llamas are fed, and trekkers will halter and groom them so the llamas are ready to walk. It really is that simple.
Each llama on its lead rope will follow you as you set off at a gentle stroll. We will accompany you on your llama trek through our fields and down the hill into the village where the llamas are always very well received. A trip through the countryside with its open expanses and woodland walks might follow.
Then we return to the farmyard where the llamas are rewarded with some more food before you release your llama to stroll back to the field.
Often the llamas will linger for five minutes before leaving - a sure sign that they have enjoyed themselves.
Being in the countryside with the llamas is what you will enjoy and remember.
You will notice the different characters of the llamas. They are traditionally seen as curious yet aloof and are the most interested of all animals and love new experiences. The Golden Valley Llamas herd at Old King Street Farm have distinctive personalities:

Brodgar is a happy walker. He has been promoted to walk leader, and is happy to walk in any position in the string of llamas. Judged Best Gelding in the British Llama Society annual show in 2012.
Stenness is another willing animal and doesn't put a foot wrong. He will skip over ditches to avoid getting his feet wet. Expect humming from Stenness as he walks alongside.
Ringsbury is a splendid fellow - very much the herd leader who takes his responsibilities very seriously, he tends to confine his llama treks to the farm.
Golden Valley Stanton Drew is pleased to follow his big uncle Brodgar on full-length treks. He is taking over front llama duties from his uncle.
Golden Valley Rollright has joined the trekking herd and walks really well. Still only two, he likes to walk in the middle of the line.
Golden Valley Moai is our youngest regular trekking llama and he shows great interest in all around him. Likes to know his brother Rollright is close-by.

We also have female llamas at Old King Street Farm, and Maes Howe, Long Meg, Golden Valley Hetty Pegler and Golden Valley Marden may escort us on our larger llama treks. Golden Valley Belas Knap and Golden Valley Tintagel were born in 2012 and took their first trip with their mothers off the farm during our Christmas llama walk when all the Golden Valley Llamas herd trekked round Ewyas Harold.

Llama trekking is available to both people staying in our self catering Herefordshire holiday cottages or day visitors by appointment. We can usually accommodate a llama trek around the edge of the Black Mountains, in this most beautiful corner of Herefordshire, at short notice.


Contact Us

Old King Street Farm, Ewyas Harold ,
Hereford, Herefordshire, HR2 0HB




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