GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Wales Walks

With the beautiful Welsh mountains and a stunning coastline Wales is a walker's paradise. Don't miss the wonderful Brecon Beacons, Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia National Parks.
Some of the best coastline in the UK can also be seen in the stunning Gower AONB.
Also of note is the wonderful Isle of Anglesey. This beautiful island off the north-west coast ofWales is a wonderful place for walkers. With beautiful coast, lovely beaches, imposing mountains, lush countryside and pretty nature reserves there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Popular bases for walkers include the lovely town of Abergavenny, near the Brecon Beacons, and the village of Beddgelert in Snowdonia.

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In the spring walkers flock to the beautiful bluebell woods in Wales. Click the 'Woodland' button below to see these.

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Aber Falls4 miles (6.5 km)Follow a splendid walking trail up to the beautiful Aber Falls on this walk in the Snowdonia National Park View Full Details>>
Aberaeron to Llanerchaeron3 miles (5 km)A lovely walk from the Ceredigion town of Aberaeron to the Grade I listed mansion of Llanerchaeron. View Full Details>>
Aberdulais Falls2 miles (3.5 km)This circular walk in Neath visits the lovely Aberdulais waterfall and explores the woodland trails in Craig GwladysCountry Park. Along the way there are splendid views of the River Neath Valley and a nice waterside stroll along the Tennant Canal. View Full Details>>
Abergavenny Castle Meadows and Linda Vista Gardens1 miles (2 km)This lovely circular walk takes you around the pretty meadows surrounding Abergavenny Castle. You'll also enjoy a riverside stroll along the River Usk and a visit to the delightful Linda Vista Gardens. View Full Details>>
Aberglaslyn Pass Beddgelert1 miles (2 km)This walk takes you through a stunning narrowgorgein the Snowdonia National Park. The path runs along the running waters of the River Glaslyn with waterfalls, interesting vegetation and wonderful views of the surrounding mountainous scenery. The Welsh Highland Railway runs through the pass so look out for their splendid steam trains as you go. View Full Details>>
Abermawr Woods2 miles (2.5 km)This short walk takes you along Abermawr Beach and through Abermawr Woods on the Pembrokeshire Coast View Full Details>>
Aberystwyth to Borth Walk5 miles (8 km)This is a lovely coastal walk from the town of Aberystwyth to the village of Borth along a section of the Ceredigion Coast Path. Borth is located about 5 miles north of the town with a nice footpath taking you along the beaches and cliffs. There's some moderate climbs along the way so a reasonable level of fitness is required. From the cliff tops there are fantastic views down to Aberystwyth and along the coast. View Full Details>>
Afan Forest Park Country Park11 miles (17 km)Set in the beautiful Afan Valley in Neath Port Talbot, this 48-square-mile forest park has miles of cycling trails, walking trails and several fantastic mountain bike trails. View Full Details>>
Along the River Dee from Chester to Connah's Quay6 miles (10 km)Follow the River Dee from England into Wales on this easy waterside walk or cycle. The route starts on the England and Wales border at Chester and follows a good riverside path to Connah's Quay in Wales. You'll pass Saltney Bridge and Queensferry Bridge before finishing at Hawarden Bridge at Connah's Quay. View Full Details>>
Alwen Trail7 miles (12 km)This is a circular cycling and walking trail around the delightful Alwen Reservoir in Conwy, North Wales. You will pass through forest plantations and up onto Mynydd Hiraethog where there are splendid views of the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Alyn Waters Country Park2 miles (4 km)Enjoy peaceful walking and cycling in this lovely country park in the Alyn Valley, Wrexham. The Park is split into two sections either side of the River Alyn which runs through the centre of the park. As such there are delightful riverside walks to enjoy and other well surfaced paths taking you through woodland and grassland. View Full Details>>
Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a walk along the lovely coastline at Amroth and visit the National Trust's Colby Woodland Garden. View Full Details>>
Anglesey Coast Path121 miles (195 km)Follow the beautiful coastline of the Isle of Anglesey on the fabulous walk. The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path falls within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 95% of the coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, foreshore, cliffs, woodland and a National Nature Reserve. View Full Details>>
Ann Griffiths Walk7 miles (11 km)A lovely walk along the River Vyrnwy in Powys, with the Berwyn mountains forming a splendid backdrop. The path runs from Pont Lloge, Llwydiarth to Pontrobert with scenery including river valley and gorge, meadow, woodland and forest. View Full Details>>
Aran Fawddwy10 miles (16 km)Climb to the 905m (2,969ft) summit of this mountain in southern Snowdonia and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. The mountain is only (31ft) short of being a member of theWelsh 3000s. View Full Details>>
Bala Lake7 miles (12 km)Bala Lake (or Llyn Tegid) is the largest natural lake in Wales. The area on the south side of the lake is wonderful for walkers. Footpaths climb into the hills and forests for fabulous views of the lake below. View Full Details>>
Beacons Reservoir2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a lovely stroll around this pretty reservoir in the fantastic Brecon Beacons. The nearby mountains of Pen Y Fan and Corn Du make a simply stunning backdrop to the walk. The walk also includes woodland sections on the western side of the reservoir and several waterside sections. View Full Details>>
Beaumaris Castle and Coast2 miles (3 km)Visit the fascinating 13th century Beaumaris Castle and then enjoy a coastal section on this walk in the town of Beaumaris in Anglesey. The castle was built by Edward I towards the end of the 13th century in order to stamp his authority on the Welsh. However, it was never fully completed with money and supplies running out before the fortifications were finished. It's a hugely impressive sight with UNESCOconsidering Beaumaris to be one of 'the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe'. They have classed it as aWorld Heritage site. View Full Details>>
Beddgelert Forest3 miles (5 km)This large forest is located near the village of Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park. In it you will find miles of walking paths and great mountain bike trails. There are great views towards Snowdon and a nice path around the lovely Llyn Llewellyn. The Welsh Highland Railway also runs through the forest so look out for the fine steam trains as you go. View Full Details>>
Bishop's Castle Ring61 miles (98 km)This walk encircles the historic market town of Bishop's Castle in Shropshire. The walk first heads to Clun with it’s Norman castle, church and interesting houses. You continue to Aston-on-Clun and then to the spectacular Long Mynd (video below). This heathland plateau forms part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is owned by the National Trust. The views are spectacular, making this section one of the walk highlights. View Full Details>>
Bishopston Valley2 miles (3 km)This walk takes you through a beautiful wooded valley to the stunning beach at Pwll Du Bay. It's a delightful tranquil area with the running water of the river and interesting flora and fauna. View Full Details>>
Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls2 miles (3 km)This walk visits a series of beautiful waterfalls on the River Caerfanell near Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons. The walk starts from the Forestry Comission's Upper Blaen-y-Glyn car park and takes you to Lower Blaen-y-Gly. You'll pass along woodland paths with several pretty falls to enjoy. There is also a picnic area. View Full Details>>
Blorenge7 miles (12 km)This challenging walk takes you around this prominent hill in the southeastern corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The hill is located near Abergavenny and rises to a height of 561m (1,841ft). View Full Details>>
Bodelwyddan Castle2 miles (3 km)Explore the 260 acres of parkland and gardens surrounding this 19th century castle in Denbighshire, North Wales. There are a number of walking trails taking you around the large areas of formal garden and natural woodland. The site includes an art gallery and museum with interactive exhibits. There is also a maze, a cafe and a shop. View Full Details>>
Bodnant Garden2 miles (3 km)These beautiful 80 acre gardens in Conwy have miles of footpaths, wonnderful floral displays and spectacular views across Snowdonia. In the park you will find formal gardens bounded by clipped box hedges, ornamental ponds , tranquil pools, fountains, formal herbaceous borders, an enclosed laburnum arch and many rose gardens. There is also a pretty Pin Mill located on the delightful canal terrace, a steep wooded valley with a stream, the Dell with the river Hiraethlyn flowing through and the delightful Italianate terraces. View Full Details>>
Breakwater Country Park4 miles (7 km)Enjoy over 100 acres of coastal country park on this walking route in Holyhead, Anglesey. There are fabulous views of Holyhead Mountain, the Irish Sea and the Skerries - a group of offshore islands about 7 miles from the coast. The park includes a nature trail, various other footpaths, a visitor centre and good parking facilities. View Full Details>>
Brechfa Forest7 miles (12 km)Enjoy miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails in this super forest in Carmarthenshire. There are three colour coded mountain bike trails of varying difficulty. The green/blue Derwen trail is great for novices looking for an introduction to the sport. The red Gorlech trail is a hard, fast, all weather surface suitable for the more experienced rider. The black Raven trail is a real test of your skills and is receiving great reviews from experienced enthusiasts of the sport. View Full Details>>
Brecon Beacons Way98 miles (158 km)Follow the Beacons Way through the centre of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. The walk begins at Abergavenny and follows the trail through the park to Llangadog. On the way you will pass some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK with marvellous views of Sugarloaf Mountain, Skirrid Fawr, Llanthony Priory, The Black Mountains, Talybont Reservoir, Table Mountain and Pen Y Fan - the highest peak in South Wales and southern Britain. View Full Details>>
Brenig Way31 miles (50 km)Follow the Brenig Way way from Corwen, in the Dee Valley, to the beautiful Llyn Brenig, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors. The walk passes through Cynwyd and Betws Gwerfil Goch, before following the River Clwyd towards Clocaenog Forest where there are fabulous views of the Clwydian Range AONB. You then join the River Clywedog, leading you to Llyn Brenig where you follow the shoreline to the finish point at the visitor centre. The final section has fabulous views of Snowdonia and also crosses the Brenig dam. View Full Details>>
Bridgend Circular Walk20 miles (32 km)Starting at Ogmore Castle on the River Ogwr, follow this relativley flat route around the town of Bridgend. View Full Details>>
Bryngarw Country Park2 miles (3.6 km)This 120 acre country park is situated on the River Garw just north of Bridgend. There are lovely woodland trails withmature sweet chestnuts, ancient oaks and towering beeches. Look out for foxes, squirrels and wood peckers as you make your way through this section of the park. View Full Details>>
Bute Park2 miles (4 km)Explore 130 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland in this beautiful park in Cardiff. The park consists of an arboretum, flower gardens, grassland, woodland and tree-lined avenues. The River Taff also runs through the park so there is a lovely waterside walking and cycling section to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Cadair Berwyn5 miles (8 km)Climb to the highest point in theBerwyn range on this challenging walk in North East Wales. The walk starts from the car park at Tan-y-pistyll and takes you to the beautiful Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall. The falls are 240-foot (73m) high and regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. You'll pass through attractive woodland and along the rushing waters of the Afon (River) Rhaeadr on this section of the walk. View Full Details>>
Cadair Idris5 miles (8 km)The epic circular walk to the 893m (2,930ft) summit of Cadair Idris is one of the most popular climbs in the Snowdonia National Park. This route follows the Minffordd Path and begins near the car park at Minffordd and the glacialTal-y-llyn Lake. The area is part of a National Nature Reserve which includes woodland, streams, waterfalls and some wonderful geological formations such as the cliffs of Cwm Cau. View Full Details>>
Caerphilly Mountain1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a climb to the summit of Caerphilly Mountain and a walk across Caerphilly Common on this circular route in South Wales. View Full Details>>
Caldey Island2 miles (4 km)Follow the walking trails around this fascinating and beautiful island off the Pembrokeshire coast, near Tenby. You can catch a boat from Tenby Harbour to the island. A short stroll from the jetty takes you to the attractive monastery, village green and pretty cottages of the inhabitants. There is also the fascinating Old Priory and two medieval churchesto explore. Caldey is one of the Holy Islands of Britain and has a history stretching back 1500 years. View Full Details>>
Caldicot Castle1 miles (2 km)This medieval castle is surrounded by a beautiful 55 acre country park with woodland, grassland and several walking paths View Full Details>>
Canaston Woods5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle around these pretty woodlands in Pembrokeshire. There's 420 acres to explore with a good mountain bike track running through the centre of the woods. It's a fairly easy path so it's suitable for families. There are also numerous footpaths to follow through the ancient mixed woodland. View Full Details>>
Cardiff16 miles (25 km)Cardiff has some fine walks along the coast and great riverside trails along the River Taff. The Taff Trail and the beautiful Bute Park are great options in the city. If you go north of the city you can enjoy a climb to Garth Hill and pick up long distance trails including the Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk. View Full Details>>
Carew Castle1 miles (2 km)This fine castle in Pembrokeshire has a lovely one mile circular walking trail taking you around thepretty 23-acre Millpond. It's a good footpath which starts at the car park and takes you along the southern side of the castle to the interesting Tidal Mill. The present building dates from the early 19th century and is the only restored tidal Mill in Wales and one of just five in the UK. There are interactive displays which describe the operation of the mill machinery. View Full Details>>
Carneddau6 miles (9 km)This walk explores the Carneddau mountain range in the Snowdonia National Park. You'll visit the peaks of View Full Details>>
Carreg Cennen Castle2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this spectacularly positioned ruined castle in Carmarthenshire. The castle sits on an elevated limestoneprecipice with fabulous views over the lovely Brecon Beacons countryside. There are a series of good footpaths taking you around the grounds and an invigorating climb up to the castle itself. The castle includes a natural cave which leads deep into the hillside, six towers, a great twin-towered gatehouse and the fascinating King's Chamber dating from the 13th/14th century. View Full Details>>
Castell Dinas Bran2 miles (3.8 km)This walk visits the atmospheric ruins of a medievalcastle from the attractive north Wales town of Llangollen. The 13th century castle is about a 1 mile climb from the town centre, rising to a height of over 1000ft. From this elevated position there are stunning views over the surrounding mountains and hills of North Wales. View Full Details>>
Castle Coch3 miles (5 km)Visit this 19th-centuryGothic Revival in Tongwynlais and enjoy a walk or cycle in the adjacent Fforest Fawr. View Full Details>>
Cefn Bryn7 miles (12 km)This super walk in the Gower AONB takes you along an elevated sandstone ridge known as the 'backbone of Gower'. With a high point of 188m/617ft the walk is quite challenging but you are rewarded with wonderful views of the coastline and countryside of the Gower Peninsula. View Full Details>>
Cefn Onn Park1 miles (2 km)This gem of a park is located on the northern outskirts of Cardiff. It has a large collection of specimen trees, rare plants and flowers with well surfaced, waymarked walking paths to follow. You'll also find rhododendron and azelea bushes, carpets of bluebells and buttercups, ponds and a gently trickling stream. If you'd like to continue your walk you could pick up the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk which runs just to the north of the park and takes you through the countryside surrounding Caerphilly. View Full Details>>
Cemlyn Bay2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy a stroll along Cemlyn Bay and lagoon on this delightful coastal walk on the Isle of Anglesey. The circular path starts at the car park at the north western corner of the reserve and runs along the coast next to Cemlyn Bay before heading inland and circling the lagoon. You can enjoy a stroll along the shingle beach and around the little rock pools before heading towards the nearby Wilfa Power Station. The countryside around the reserve is also very attractive with wildflowers, orchids and heather to enjoy in the summer months. View Full Details>>
Cenarth Falls1 miles (1.5 km)Visit these beautiful falls and enjoy a woodland stroll along the Afon Teifi on this walk in Carmarthenshire. It's a stunning sight when the river is in full flow with the water rushing over a cascade of waterfalls. View Full Details>>
Ceredigion Coast Path62 miles (100 km)This walk follows the beautiful coastline of Ceredigion from Cardigan to Borth. The route passes New Quay, Llangrannog, Aberaeron and Aberystwyth. The path includes the dune system at Ynys-las, high cliffs, storm beaches, sandy bays and sea caves. Four sections of the path are designated as Heritage Coast whilst two areas within Cardigan Bay are Marine Special Areas of Conservation. The route also includes the highest numbers of dolphin sightings in the UK - see the video below for more details. View Full Details>>
Chepstow Park Wood4 miles (6.5 km)This large area of woodland is located a few miles north west of Chepstow. It contains miles of trails and footpaths with the option of extending your walk in the adjacent Fedw Wood and New Wood. Parking is available off Devauden Road about 1.5 miles north of St Arvans. View Full Details>>
Chirk Castle2 miles (4 km)Explore the gardens an wider estate surrounding this 13th century castle in Wrexham. The estate is a mixture of pasture and woodland and covers 460 acres with a number of well maintained footpaths to follow. The award-winning gardens cover 5.5 acres with lawns, herbaceous borders, rose, shrub and rock gardens, and a wooded pleasure ground. From theterrace overlooking the 18th century ha-ha there are stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop plains. View Full Details>>
Church College and Lighthouse walk9 miles (14 km)A walk along the Glamorgan Heritage Coastline View Full Details>>
Claerwen Reservoir11 miles (18 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk along this large reservoir in the Cambrian Mountains. There is a good track running along the northern shore of the lake which makes for a nice traffic free cycle or walk. It runs for about 6 miles starting at the Claerwen Dam car park. There are lovely views across the water to the surrounding hills and countryside. View Full Details>>
Clwydian Way122 miles (196 km)Explore the Clwydian Range of mountains on this circular walk through north east Wales. From the range there are splendid views of north Wales, Snowdonia, the Cheshire Plain and the Peak District. View Full Details>>
Clyne Valley Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore 700 acres of wooded hillsides, steep gorges, meadows and wet valley floor in this country park in Swansea. The park is great for walking and cycling with the trackbed of the old London Midland Scottish Railway forming the park's main footpath and cycleway. There are a number of water features in the park with the Clyne River and a number of lakes and ponds to enjoy. Look out for birdlife that includes wagtails, wrens, nuthatches, robins and woodpeckers. View Full Details>>
Cnicht3 miles (5.5 km)Climb to the 'MatterhornofWales' on this challenging walk from the village of Croesorin Gwynedd. Although several thousand metres lower, Cnicht has a similar appearance to the famous mountain of the Alps. View Full Details>>
Coed Morgannwg Way36 miles (58 km)This walk runs from Merthyr Tydfil to Margam, through the four forests of Coed Morgannwg, the Cynon Valley and the Dare Valley. The walk starts at the Gethin Woodland Park in Merthyr Tydfil and heads west to Aberdare and the lovely Dare Valley Country Park with 500 acres of woodlands, pasture and moorland mountainside. You continue west passing Lluest Wen Reservoir before ascending Craig y Llyn mountain - the highest point in Glamorgan and in the South Wales Valleys. The views are wonderful with the lakes Llyn Fawr and Llyn Fawr at the base of the mountain. The route the descends through more woodland to Abercregan and then across the River Avan to the Afan Argoed Country Park. The final section takes you past Bryn and Mynydd Margam to the finish point at the splendid Margam Country Park. The attraction includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and the Deer Park, all set within1000 acres of beautiful countryside. View Full Details>>
Coed Y Brenin Forest Park5 miles (8 km)This large forest in Snowdonia is fantastic for both cycling and walking. For walkers there are 4 well devised, all ability trails taking place on wide well maintained paths. The trails take you along the Afon Eden on a sculpture lined riverside path and along a disused tramway to the old Copper processing mill. If you're looking for more strenuous walking then you can pick up one of the 3 difficult routes. The waterfall trail takes you to the confluence of the Afon Gain and Mawddach with their twin waterfalls. The mountain trail climbs to the Mynydd Penrhos ridge with spectacular views of the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Constitution Hill Aberystwyth3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk visits Constitution Hill and explores the area around the town of Aberystwyth in Ceredigion. It's a fantastic viewpoint with views over the town below, several of the Welsh Mountains and Cardigan Bay. At the hill summit you will find one of the world's largest camera obscuras, offering a bird's eye view of 1000 square miles of countryside and coast. View Full Details>>
Conwy Falls1 miles (1 km)Follow the circular Conwy Falls Walk through this beautiful wooded gorge near Betws-y-Coed. The walk starts from the car park and cafe located just off the A5 where it meets the B4406. You then pick up the trail through the woodland to the River Conwy where you will find the lovely falls. Here the river drops 50 feet (15m) into a deep pool. It's a short, easy walk with a number of good viewpoints. You can refresh yourself in the good sized cafe after your walk. View Full Details>>
Corndon Hill2 miles (4 km)Climb to this prominent hill in Powys and enjoy wonderful views over the Long Mynd and Stiperstones on this lovely walk on the Wales-England border. View Full Details>>
Cors Caron1 miles (1.5 km)This short walk explores the delightful Cors Caron National Nature Reserve inCeredigion. There is a lovely boardwalk at the south eastern end of the reserve. It's a nice easy stroll with great views over the reserve's raised bogs with surrounding reedbeds, grasslands, woodland, rivers, streams and ponds. It's a peaceful place with views of the River Teifi and the surrounding hills and countryside. The area supports a wide variety of wildlife includingbadger,blackcap, buzzard,Dartford warbler, fallow deer,nightingale, nightjar and willow warbler. You can also look out for otters around the Teifi and the rare red kite in the air. The reserve is located just north of Tregaron with a car park just off the B4343. View Full Details>>
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park2 miles (3.5 km)Explore over 200 acres of woodland, meadows and wetlandhabitats in this popular country park in Penarth. View Full Details>>
Craig-y-Nos Country Park2 miles (3.6 km)This delightful 40-acre Victorian garden is perfect for a peaceful stroll. There are well laid out walking paths taking you through woodlands, meadows, wide lawns and along the River Tawe which runs through the park. View Full Details>>
Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad a Fan Frynych3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a walk through this spectacular glacial National Nature Reserve and climb to the summit of Fan Frynych on this challenging walk in the Brecon Beacons. The reserve can be easily accessed from a lay-by on the A470 from which the walk starts. Soon you will be exploring this wonderful natural amphitheatrewith imposing craggy cliffs created during the Ice Age, 20000 years ago. The reserve contains rare arctic-alpine plants such as purple saxifrage and mossy saxifrage. There is also an abundance of wildlife to look out for including Peregrine falcons, merlin, red kite and a variety of butterflies. The area also contains woodland, streams and an Iron Age Hillfort. From the 629m (2,064ft) summit of Fan Frynych there are splendid views over the national park. View Full Details>>
Cwm Idwal2 miles (4 km)Explore this hanging valley in Snowdonia and enjoy some of the most spectacular mountainous scenery in the country. In aRadio Times poll in 2005, Cwm Idwal was ranked the 7th greatest natural wonder in Britain. View Full Details>>
Cwmcarn Forest6 miles (10 km)This large country park has miles of fantastic walking and cycling trails to explore. There are 2 fabulous singletrack mountain bike trails with testing climbs, swooping descents and demanding technical sections. There are 6 walks of varying lengths and difficulty - more information can be found from the visitor centre. View Full Details>>
Dare Valley Country Park4 miles (6 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this large country park in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf. There are 500 acres of woodlands, pasture and moorland mountainside to explore on a number of different waymarked trails. There's some climbing involved but you are rewarded with some truly fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. View Full Details>>
Devil's Bridge Falls1 miles (1 km)These spectacular falls near Aberystwyth have a lovely nature trail to try. The trail includes a visit to the imposing Jacob's Ladder. This steep series of stone steps is quite challenging so good footwear and a head for heights is required. The effort is well worthwhile with wonderful scenery and the gushing water of the falls to enjoy. There's several viewpoints along the way and a nearby hotel where you can stop for refreshments after your walk. View Full Details>>
Dewstow Gardens and Grottoes4 miles (6 km)These splendid gardens in Monmouthshire were built around 1895 but then buried just after WW2. They were rediscovered in 2000 and since then they have been beautifully restored. There are rock gardens, herbaceous borders, pretty ponds and a wonderful labyrinth of underground grottoes, tunnels and sunken ferneries. View Full Details>>
Dinas Island2 miles (4 km)Enjoy stunning coastal views on this circular walk on the Pembrokeshire Coast. Dinas Island is actually a peninsula with a wonderful 466ft (142m) viewpoint at the high point known as Pen-y-fan. It's a steep climb but you are rewarded with wonderful views of Cardigan Bay, Fishguard Bay, Snowdonia and Llyn. The headland itself is very attractive, covered with a variety of plants and flowers including gorse, bracken, hawthorn, blackthorn, heather, foxglove and orchids. There's also good birdwatching opportunities as you may see choughs, peregrine falcons and various other sea birds. View Full Details>>
Dinefwr Park4 miles (6.5 km)Explore the 12th-century Welsh castle, the historic house, the 18th-century landscaped park and the medieval deer park in this large park in Llandeilo View Full Details>>
Dolgoch Falls1 miles (2 km)Travel on the marvellous Talyllyn Railway to Dolgoch and visit the beautiful Dolgoch Falls on this walk in the Snowdonia National Park. You can pick up the steam operated railway from the seaside town of Tywyn on the Cardigan Bay coast. It will then take you on a lovely journey through the Fathew valley to Dolgoch where a short walk will take you to the falls. There are footpaths taking you to the three levels of the falls which are spectacular in wet weather. View Full Details>>
Dorothea Quarry3 miles (5 km)This walk in the Nantlle valley visits the 19th century Dorothea Quarry. The slate quarry is now flooded and is a popular place for scuba divers. It's also good for walking with a footpath taking you from the village of Nantlle to Talysarn via the quarry. You'll pass the old pump house and the old Cornish Beam Engineinstalled in 1904 to pump the pits. It's an interesting place with nice countryside views to enjoy as well. View Full Details>>
Dover Castle1 miles (1.5 km)Explore the grounds of the largest castle in England and enjoy fabulous views of the White Cliffs of Dover. Highlights include the Secret Wartime Tunnels with a recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation in Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk, complete with dramatic projections of swooping Spitfires and real film footage. In the Great Tower you can immerse yourself in the royal court of King Henry II with its richly furnished chambers adorned with vibrant wall hangings. View Full Details>>
Dyfi Valley Way102 miles (164 km)A walk through the beautiful Dyfi Valley taking you from Aberdyfi on the coast to Llanuwchllyn before returning along the river to Borth View Full Details>>
Ebbw Valley Walk16 miles (26 km)Travel through the beautiful Ebbw Valley on this walk from Festival Park in Ebbw Vale to the View Full Details>>
Elan Valley Reservoirs11 miles (17 km)This waterside cycling and walking route takes you through the beautiful Elan Valley in Powys. The traffic free cycle path runs along the Caban-coch, Garreg-dduand Pen-y-garreg reservoirs. It's a very beautiful area with the series of lakes surrounded by lush countryside, attractive woodland, wildflower meadows, streams, waterfalls and the Welsh hills and mountains. Along the way there is the option of climbing high above the Elan Valley on a variety of footpaths. From here you can enjoy stunning views over the reservoirs. Also of note are the spectacular dams including the Garreg-ddu dam which has the appearance of a viaduct and the Caban Coch dam which resembles a magnificent waterfall. View Full Details>>
Elidir Fawr4 miles (6 km)Climb to Elidir Fawr, the northernmost peak in theGlyderau on this challenging walk in Snowdonia. The walk takes you to the 924metre (3,031ft) summit from the village of Nant Peris at the bottom of the Llanberis Pass. It's only about a 2 mile climb, but quite steep. View Full Details>>
Epynt Way40 miles (64 km)A circular cycling and walking route on lanes and bridleways within the boundary of the MOD's busy Sennybridge Army Training Area. The establishment of the Epynt Way, has gone some way to compensating for the reduction in public access across this attractive area by the MOD. The village of Llangammarch Wells with its railway station makes a good access point for the route. View Full Details>>
Erddig Hall and Country Park2 miles (3.5 km)Explore the 1,200-acre country park surrounding the 18th century Erddig Hall in Wrexham. You can enjoy a riverside stroll along the River Clywedog, visit the 13.5-acre walled garden with fruit trees and water features before exploring the huge parkland, rolling farmland and woodland areas. Cyclists can also enjoy the park with a particularly lovely trail running along the river. View Full Details>>
Fairy Glen Betws y Coed1 miles (1 km)Visit this delightful glen in Betws y Coed and enjoy little waterfalls, rapids and cascades in a wooded gorge on the River Conwy. You can pick up the Fairy Glen footpath from the A470 north of the falls. It is located just where the road crosses the river and runs for about half a mile through the glen. There are some steep steps to climb down so please take car when wet as they can be a bit slippery. The glen is a delightfully peaceful area with the rushing water surrounded by interesting vegetation and attractive woodland. View Full Details>>
Fan Gyhirych1 miles (2 km)This walk climbs to the 2379 feet (or 725 m) summit of Fan Gyhirych mountain in the Fforest Fawrsection of the Brecon Beacons National Park View Full Details>>
Fan Y Big and the Cribyn7 miles (12 km)This walk makes use of the Brecon Beacons Way to take you to Fan Y Big and Cribyn mountains from the Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls. You start off in the Blaen y Glyn car park and climb to the 719m (2,359ft) summit of Fan Y Big. This section passes along the spectacular Craig Fan Ddu with wonderful views towards Fan Y Big. From the Fan Y Big summit you continue west along Craig Cwm Cymwyn to the 795m (2,608ft) summit of Cribyn. You can extend the walk by continuing west to the summit of Pen Y Fan. View Full Details>>
Fforest Fawr2 miles (4 km)This large area of woodland has some lovely waymarked footpaths including the delightful Fforest Fawr sculpture trail. It's a lovely, peaceful area with well laid out paths, pretty streams, old mining caves and lots of woodland wildlife to look out for. In the spring months you can also see carpets of bluebells, wood anemone and wild garlic flowers. View Full Details>>
Flint Castle and the Dee Estuary3 miles (5 km)Explore the fascinating ruins of this 13th century castle and enjoy lovely views over the River Dee estuary on this interesting walk in North Wales. The castle was the first of a series ofcastlesbuilt during King Edward I's campaign to conquerWales. It's a very picturesque area with the striking castle sat next to the pretty estuary. The views over the estuary to England and the Wirral are also splendid. View Full Details>>
Foel Cwmcerwyn4 miles (6 km)Climb to the highest point in the Presili Hills on this challenging walk in Pembrokeshire. The hill stands at 1759 feet and commands wonderful views of the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Foel Fras9 miles (15 km)Climb to the summit of Foel Fras on this challenging climb in theCarneddaumountain range in the Snowdonia National Park. View Full Details>>
Forest Farm Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)This lovely country park and nature reserve in Cardiff is a great place for a peaceful cycle or walk. There are 150 acres to explore with a section of the Taff Trail running through the park alongside the River Taff. The Cardiff Merthyr canal also runs through the site - look out for Kingfishers and Herons on the water. There is also a peaceful woodland section. View Full Details>>
Four Valleys Path19 miles (30 km)Explore the four former slate mining valleys of Nantlle, Gwyrfai, Padarn and Ogwen on this beautiful walk through Gwynedd. The walk runs from Penygroes to Bethesda passing along the edge of the Snowdonia National Park along the way. Highlights on the walk include the 13th century, Dolbadarn Castle which features one of the finest surviving examples of a Welsh round tower. You will also pass between Llyn Peris and Llyn Padarn in Snowdonia. These glacially formed lakes are overlooked by Elidir Fawr mountain, with the busy village of Llanberis located on the southern shore of Llyn Padarn. View Full Details>>
Four Waterfalls Walk5 miles (8 km)This is a specatacular walk visiting four beautiful waterfalls near Ystradfellte in the Brecon Beacons. It is one of the best waterfall walks in Britain with delightful woodland gorges, riverside trails along the Afon Mellte and a series of roaring waterfalls. View Full Details>>
Garn Fawr1 miles (2 km)This short circular walk climbs the spectacular Garn Fawr viewpoint on the Pembrokeshire Coast. There is a parking area just opposite a grassy path which leads to the high point and an OS trig point. A little scramble is required to climb to the 213m (699 feet)summit where there are wonderful views over the surrounding coast and countryside. The Pen Caer peninsulaand the lighthouse at Strumble Head are clearly visible. The area is also the site of a very fine 2,500 year old Iron Age Fort. It is still possible to make out much of the layout of its ramparts. View Full Details>>
Garth Hill4 miles (6 km)This challenging walk takes you to the summit of Garth Hill near Cardiff. The hill is thought to be the inspiration for the fictional hill featured in the film 'The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain' starring Hugh Grant. View Full Details>>
Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk33 miles (53 km)Follow the Glamorgan Ridgeway from Margam Country Park, near Port Talbot, through beautiful upland and valley scenery, to Caerphilly Castle. There are fabulous panoramic views of the Brecon Beacons to the north, the Bristol Channel and Devon and Somerset to the south. View Full Details>>
Gloucestershire Way94 miles (151 km)Travel from Chepstow in Wales to Tewkesbury in Gloucestshire and visit the Forest of Dean, the Severn Plain and the Cotswolds on this beautiful and varied walk. View Full Details>>
Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach5 miles (8 km)Explore the Glyderau mountain range on this spectacular walk in Snowdonia. The challenging walk visits the peaks of Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach with incredible views towards Tryfan and over Llyn Ogwen and Llyn Idwal. You will also pass incredible rock formations in the form of the Cantilever Stone and Castell y Gwynt. View Full Details>>
Glyncorrwg Ponds3 miles (5 km)Enjoy miles of cycling and walking trails in this country park set within the Afan Forest. The Glyncorrwg Ponds are a series of small, beatiful lakes set along a narrow valley. You can follow a number of way-marked walks which run past the ponds, along the River Corrwg and through the surrounding hills and woodland. The walks are of varying difficulty with some gentle waterside strolls and more strenuous hill climbing. With the latter you are rewarded with fabulous views of the Afan Valley, the Gower Peninsular, the Brecon Beacons and Somerset. View Full Details>>
Glynllifon Country Park3 miles (4.6 km)Explore the woodland, gardens, parkland and riverside in this beautiful country park in Gwynedd. The park and gardens are Grade One listed and home to some of the rarest flora and fauna in the Wales. Glynllifon contains many lovely walking trails including one through woodland and along the River Llifon with follies and sculptures along the way. There is also a cafe and a maze and exhibits such as steam power pistons restored byFred Dibnah. View Full Details>>
Gnoll Estate Country Park2 miles (4 km)Explore 240acres of woodland and wide open spaces in this country park in Neath. There are miles of walking trails taking you to Mosshouse Wood Reservoir, Mosshouse Woods, two large duck ponds, two impressive18th century cascades and the Gnoll House ruins. Gnoll Park was voted as the Best Picnic spot in Wales in the 2010 Warburtons National Picnic Awards. View Full Details>>
Gower Way35 miles (56 km)This walk takes you through the stunning Gower AONB from Penlle'r Castell in the north, to Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula, in the south. The route was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1998 and takes you past a variety of impressive historical sites, including ancient cairns, standing stones and Norman chapels. View Full Details>>
Great Orme Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)Explore thislimestone headland in Llandudno and enjoy spectacular views of the North Wales coast. Waymarked trails take you around the park where there are views of Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea, the Carneddau mountains, the Menai Strait and Anglesey. You can also climb to the summit of the park or catch the Great Orme Victorian Tramwayand Cable Car to get there. View Full Details>>
Greenfield Valley Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore 70 acres of woodlands, reservoirs, ancient monuments and industrial history near Holywell in North Wales. There is also a museum, maze, adventure treehouse, water play area and Victorian Farm House. View Full Details>>
Grwyne Fawr Reservoir5 miles (8 km)This is a lovely waterside walk along the Grwyne Fawr to Grwyne Fawr Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons. You can start your walk from the Mynydd Du car park and follow the trails north to the reservoir. The rushing waters and the beautiful scenery of the Vale of Grwyney are a real delight. The route climbs to a height of over 1800ft so is quite challenging. You are rewarded with splendid views over the surrounding hillls of the Black Mountains. View Full Details>>
Gwydyr Forest7 miles (11.2 km)This large area of woodland encircles the popular village of Betws-y-Coed in the Snowdonia National Park. There's miles of footpaths and mountain bike trails with lots of pretty streams, rivers, waterfalls, hills and lakes to see. View Full Details>>
Hafren Forest4 miles (6 km)This large woodland area nearLlanidloes has miles of walking paths and mountain bike trails to try. In the forest you will find the source of the River Severn, pretty waterfalls and a wide variety of wildlife. Look out for buzzards, goshawks and red kites on your way through the woods. View Full Details>>
Hawarden Castle2 miles (2.5 km)Explore the parkland and woodland surrounding this medievalcastlenearHawarden inFlintshire. The ruins of the castle have an interesting history connected with the Welshstruggle for independence in the 13th century. After exploring the ruins you can stroll through Hawarden Park and Bilberry Wood with woodland trails, pretty streams, attractive parkland and a large fish pond. There are also great views of the surrounding countryside of the Cheshire plain. View Full Details>>
Hay Bluff1 miles (1.5 km)This is a popular climb to Hay Bluff hill in the Black Mountains. The hill straddles the border of Wales and England. Most of the area lies within Powys with the eastern flanks in Herefordshire. From the summit there are wonderful views over the Wye Valleyand the Welsh Mountains. View Full Details>>
Henrhyd Falls3 miles (5 km)Visit the spectacular Henrhyd Falls on this splendid walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The falls are the highest in South Wales at 90 feet (27m). View Full Details>>
Hergest Ridge4 miles (6.5 km)Cross the Hergest Ridge on this splendid walk on the England Wales border. The ridge runs between Kington in Herefordshire to the little village of Gladestry in Powys, Wales. It's an exhilirating and beautiful way to cross the border between the two countries. The route runs for about 4 miles along the Offa's Dyke Path reaching a height of 426m (1,398ft). There are fabulous panoramic views of the Welsh Hills and English countryside as you make your way across the ridge. The beautiful area inspired the 1974 album 'Hergest Ridge' by the English musicianMike Oldfield. View Full Details>>
Holyhead Mountain2 miles (3.5 km)Climb to the summit of Holyhead Mountain on this walk on Holy Island, Anglesey. From the 722 feet (220m) summit there are magnificent views towards the Isle of Man, the Skerries and the mountains of Ireland. View Full Details>>
Horseshoe Falls Llangollen1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a stroll along the River Dee to these lovely falls on this short walk in Denbighshire. It's a really beautiful spot with a 460 feet (140m)long distinctively shapedweir surrounded by attractive woodland. You can park at the car park by the river and then follow a nice surfaced footpath to the falls. It's a short waterside walk along the river and canal, running for about half a mile. View Full Details>>
Kerry Ridgeway15 miles (24 km)This is an exceptionally beautiful walk or cycle through Powys and then into Shropshire. View Full Details>>
Lake Vyrnwy11 miles (18 km)Follow the lakeside cycle lanes around this lovely reservoir on this circular ride in Powys. The country lanes around the water are flat and well maintained so this is a farily easy waterside ride. It's a lovely area with the lake surrounded by hills and attractive woodland. You can hire bikes at Llandwddyn at the southern end of the water. View Full Details>>
Landsker Borderlands Trail59 miles (95 km)A super circular walk through the Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire countryside visting the River Cleddau estuary, the Ogham stones, the Norman castles at Llawhaden and Carew Castle as well as the prehistoric remains at Llawhaden View Full Details>>
Lawrenny Quay and the Daugleddau River3 miles (5 km)Enjoy woodland trails and riverside paths on this walk in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Although most of the park lies on or near the coast this area is unusual in that it lies several miles inland. View Full Details>>
Llanberis Waterfall1 miles (1.5 km)Visit this spectacular waterfall on this short walk in Llanberis in the Snowdonia National Park. Also known as Ceunant MawrWaterfall these lovely falls drop over a hundred feet into the Afon Arddu. View Full Details>>
Llanddwyn Island4 miles (6 km)This walk explores Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llanddwyn) on the Isle of Anglesey. The small tidal island is a stunningly beautiful location with rolling dunes, rocky outcrops, sandy beaches, lovely bays and the atmospheric ruins of St Dwynwen's Church. View Full Details>>
Llandegfedd Reservoir6 miles (10 km)Enjoy a long circular walk around this beautiful reservoir near Cwmbran and Newport. The complete trail runs for about 10km (6.2) miles through the countryside and woodland surrounding the reservoir. Please note that some parts of the trail are closed between October 1st to March 1st. View Full Details>>
Llandegla Forest7 miles (12 km)This large forest near Wrexham is a fantastic place for walking and cycling. There are 50km of graded, waymarked mountain bike trails. The trails range from nice easy family trails to more exhilarating downhill tracks. The Green Route is a leisurely ride around the pretty Pendinas Reservoir with views of the Clwydian Range. At the other end of the scale is the challenging Black Route with steep descents, large steps, gaps and drop-offs. The Blue route is a good one to try for people new to mountain bikers while the Red Route is for Intermediate riders. View Full Details>>
Llandudno7 miles (11 km)Enjoy wonderful coastal views on this circular walk around the popular North Wales town of Llandudno. The walk visits the wonderful limestone headland of Great Orme and the lovely Conwy Sands. It's a special part of the country with wonderful geology, archaeology and wildlife. View Full Details>>
Llangollen Canal49 miles (79 km)Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle along the Llangollen Canal. The canal runs from Llangollen in Wales toHurleston near Nantwich in Cheshire. You can walk along the canal towpath from start to finish, while cyclists can enjoy the section from Llangollen to Chirk using National Cycle Network routes 85 and 84. This first section starts at the wonderful Horseshoe Falls just to the west of Llangollen. You then head through Llangollen to the wonderful Pontcysyllte Aqueduct where the canalis carried over the valley of theRiver Dee. The magnificent structure is the longest and highest aqueduct inBritainand aWorld Heritage Site. There are wonderful views of the Dee valley and up to the medieval Castell Dinas Bran from this major highlight on the route. You can explore the Aqueduct by clicking on the google street view link below. View Full Details>>
Llangollen Round32 miles (51 km)Explore the beautiful area around the town of Llangollen, in Denbighshire, on this circular walk, devised to raise funds for the Cancer Research UK charity. This is a challenging walk visiting every summit around the Vale of Llangollen with views of Snowdonia, the mid-Wales mountains, the River Dee Valley and the Shropshire Hills. View Full Details>>
Llangorse Lake4 miles (6 km)Follow good footpaths around the western side of this beautiful lake in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Llangorse is the largest natural lake in Wales and a must see of the region. It is located near to the town ofBreconand the village ofLlangors. View Full Details>>
Lliw Reservoir2 miles (3 km)This is a nice walk between Lower Lliw Reservoir and Upper Lliw Reservoir, using a section of the Gower Way long distance trail. It's about a 2 mile walk between the reservoirs, so 4 miles there and back. It's a resonably flat path with a moderate climb towards the end as you approach the upper reservoir. The reservoirs are in a delightfully quiet spot with lovely views of the surrounding hills and countryside. Look out for wildlife including Canadian geese on the water. View Full Details>>
Llwybr Ceiriog Trail23 miles (37 km)A circular walk or cycle through the beautiful Ceiriog Valley. The trail visits the pretty villages of Bronygarth and Pandy and contains some challenging climbs. The views of the River Ceiriog and the hills of the Ceiriog Valley are a stunning reward for your efforts though. View Full Details>>
Llyn Alaw1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a stroll along this large reservoir on the Isle of Anglesey. The lake cover 770 acres and has a number of walking trails along the water. There are also wildflowers, butterflies and bird hides where you can look out for the wide variety of birds that visit the lake. View Full Details>>
Llyn Brenig9 miles (15 km)A long circular walk around the beautiful Llyn Brenig, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors. There's nice woodland trails, views of the River Brenig and great views across the water to the surrounding hills. The northern end of the lake is also a nature reserve so there's lots of wildlife to see too. Look out for deer, otters, red squirrels, badgers, grouse and buzzards. View Full Details>>
Llyn Brianne14 miles (22 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle along this beautiful reservoir in central Wales. The reservoir sits at the head of the River Towy with a dam 299 feet high and 951 feet long. There's a lovely country lane running along the eastern side of the water. It climbs high above the reservoir with wonderful views over the water to the surrounding countryside and hills. The lane is ideal for a quiet cycle ride in beautiful surroundings. View Full Details>>
Llyn Clywedog4 miles (7 km)The scenery surrounding this large reservoir near Llanidloes is truly wonderful. This walk takes you along the western side of the reservoir along the Glyndwr's Way long distance footpath. You start at the car park at south western end of the water with views of the Afon Clywedog. You then head past the spectacular dam which is the tallest concrete dam in the UK, with a height of 72 metres and a length of 230 metres. The walk continues to the north western edge of the reservoir with a mixture of lakeside sections and woodland trails. It's a splendid area for bird watching too. Look out for red kites, buzzards and ravens on your walk. View Full Details>>
Llyn Coastal Path81 miles (130 km)Follow the Llyn Peninsula from Caernarfon to Porthmadog on this stunning coastal walk. The route is often completed in 7 sections: View Full Details>>
Llyn Cowlyd9 miles (14 km)Visit the deepest lake in north Wales on this walk in the Carneddau range. View Full Details>>
Llyn Cwm Bychan1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short walk or cycle along this pretty lake in the Rhinogs. The lake is one of the sources of the River Artro which flows south westwards through Llanbedr and onwards to the sea. View Full Details>>
Llyn Cwm Llwch3 miles (5 km)Llyn Cwm Llwch is the best preserved glacial lake in South Wales. There are many legends about the lake and the fairies that live on an invisible island in the lake. View Full Details>>
Llyn Dinas2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a nice circular walk around this beautiful lake in the Snowdonia National Park. You can start the walk from the Llyn Dinas car park at the western end of the lake, off the A498. It's about 1.5 miles east of Beddgelert. From the car park pick up the public footpaths heading above the south eastern side of the water. There's some moderate climbing as you head through the woodland above the reservoir. The path eventually takes you to the end of the reservoir where you can cross the Afon Glaslyn and return along the road to the car park. Alternatively you can return the same way through the woods and avoid the road. View Full Details>>
Llyn Gwynant2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this beautiful lake in Snowdonia. The lake has nice paths along the water and through the surrounding woodland, with great views towards the mountains of Snowdonia. The lake links with Llyn Dinas where there are more nice trails to try. View Full Details>>
Llyn Llech Owain2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy waterside paths and woodland trails in this 158-acrecountry park in Carmarthenshire View Full Details>>
Llyn Ogwen3 miles (5 km)This circular walk takes you around Llyn Ogwen in the Snowdonia. You'll also visit the beautiful View Full Details>>
Llyn y Fan Fach5 miles (8 km)This is a super waterside walk through a particularly beautiful section of the Brecon Beacons. The walk starts at a parking area north of the lake and takes you along theAfon Sawddle to the lovely Llyn y Fan Fach. It's a good track that climbs steadily towards the lake where you will first reach the Dam before climbing to Bannau Sir Gaer on the western side of the water. From here there a truly wonderful views over the lake and surrounding mountains. View Full Details>>
Llynnau Mymbyr2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a short walk along this picturesque lake in the Dyffryn Mymbyr valley area of the Snowdonia National Park. View Full Details>>
Llys y Fran Reservoir Country Park6 miles (9 km)This 350 acre country park contains a beautiful 212 acre reservoir with a waterside cycling and walking path View Full Details>>
Loggerheads Country Park3 miles (5 km)Explore the beautiful Clwydian Range and Dee Valley in this stunning country park in Mold. Dramatic limestone cliffs, wooded gorges and secluded grasslands dominate the scenery while the River Alyn also runs through the park. Highlights include the walkway over the Devil's Gorge - a popular spot for abseilers. There are also several caves to explore, a restored water mill and the pretty riverside tea gardens. View Full Details>>
Lon Eifion11 miles (18 km)This splendid cycling and walking trail runs along a disused railway path from Caernarfon to Bryncir on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. It's a good surfaced traffic free path making it ideal for a safe family cycle or a leisurely walk. There are lovely views of the surrounding Welsh Countryside and mountains such as Yr Eifl (or the Rivals) and Snowdon. The route runs alongside the Welsh Highland Railwayso you should also see some wonderful steam trains as you go. View Full Details>>
Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)1 miles (2 km)This is a short climb to Lord Hereford's Knob or Twmpa in the Black Mountains. The scenery is stunning with magnificent views over the Brecon Beacons National Park on one side and the Herefordshire countryside on the other. View Full Details>>
Maelor Way24 miles (38 km)This splendid walk takes you from the Shropshire/Cheshire border into Wales. View Full Details>>
Manorbier Castle2 miles (3 km)This Norman castle near Tenby is well worth a visit View Full Details>>
Margam Country Park3 miles (5 km) This large country park includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and a Deer Park, all set within1000 acres of beautiful countryside. View Full Details>>
Marloes Sands2 miles (3 km)This short circular walk visits the beautiful Marloes Peninsula on the Pembrokeshire Coast. The National Trust managed area also includes Marloes Mere and the lovely beaches of Marloes Sands. There's great views towards Gateholme Island and Skomer Island with attractive coastal vegetation including heather and gorse. There's also lots of interesting wildlife with Welsh Mountain ponies, various sea birds and seal pups to look out for. View Full Details>>
Martin's Haven1 miles (2 km)Explore the beautiful Marloes Peninsula on this circular coastal walk in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. It's a wonderful area with great views towards the nearby Skomer Island, spectacular cliff tops and fields with pink wildflowers and heather in the summer. View Full Details>>
Mawddach Trail9 miles (14 km)This splendid cycling and walking trail takes you along the old Ruabon to Barmouth railway line on excellent paths. The route runs for about 9 miles from the coastal town of Barmouth to Dolgellau, through the Snowdonia National Park. You start by crossing the Barmouth Bridge over the lovely River Mawddachestuary on the coast ofCardigan Bay. The route then runs right alongside the estuary to Penmaenpool Bridge where you can stop for some riverside refreshments. The final stretch continues along the river to the historic town of Dolgellau. It's a beautiful trail with lots of bird watching opportunities around the estuary. The nearby Cadair Idris makes for a wonderful backdrop for the whole of the route. It's also a very flat trail so it's perfect for people of all abilities. View Full Details>>
Melincourt Falls1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short walk to these pretty falls from the little village of Resolven in the heart of the Vale of Neath. It's about a one mile walk from the car park in the village to thespectacular 80 feet high waterfall. The route follows the St Illtyd's Walk long distance footpath through some attractive oak woodland. It's a lovely spot with carpets of bluebells in the spring and the rushing waters of the Melincourt Brook. View Full Details>>
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes Walk2 miles (3.1 km)This walk visits the lovely Merthyr Mawr Warren National Nature Reserve on the South Wales coast. The reserve includes miles of wonderful sand dunes including the 'Big Dipper', the highest dunein Wales.There's also some areas of woodland, saltmarsh, grassland with great coastal views to enjoy from the high points. View Full Details>>
Millennium Coastal Park Llanelli14 miles (22 km)This fabulous country park in Carmarthenshire has miles of coastal cycling and walking paths to enjoy. You can follow National Cycle Route 4 along a super traffic free path which passes along the beautiful Loughor estuary and the Gower peninsula. The route takes you past Llanelli beach and Tywyn beach to Burry Port where you will find a pretty harbour, beach and the newest marina in Wales. You then head back east passing Sandy Water Park and Machynys beach before coming to the National Wetlands Centre where you can look out for a variety of birdlife. Look out for flocks of dunlin, ringed plover, sanderling and redshank along the coast whilst shelduck, oystercatcher and curlew can be seen further out on the mudflats. View Full Details>>
Moel Arthur2 miles (2.5 km)This short climb follows the Offa's Dyke Path from the Clywd Forest to Moel Arthur in the Clwydian Range AONB. View Full Details>>
Moel Eilio8 miles (13 km)This circular walk climbs to Moel Eilio from Llanberis in the Snowdonia National Park. It's a challenging climb with the option of continuing up to the peak of Snowdon Llanberis Path after reaching the Moel Eilio peak. View Full Details>>
Moel Famau Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)Climb to the top of Moel Famau mountain on this circular walk through the stunning Moel Famau Country Park. The walk starts at the car park at Bwlch Penbarra and immediately picks up the Offa's Dyke Path to take you to the 1818ft peak. Part of the Clwydian Range the mountain peak proffers wonderful views of the Wirral, Merseyside, Snowdonia, the Dee Valley and the coast. At the summit you will also find the 19th century Jubilee Tower constructed in 1810 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of King George III. The climb from the car park is not too strenuous so would suit reasonably fit walkers. It also takes place on a good path. From the summit the trails then descend through the Clwyd Forest before returning you to the car park. View Full Details>>
Moel Hebog2 miles (3 km)This challenging walk climbs Moel Hebog from Beddgelert in the Snowdonia National Park. There's great views of the Welsh coastline and several peaks including Snowdon, Moel Siabod and the Nantlle Ridge. Please note that while this is a great walk the path is not always well defined and there is a degree of scrambling involved. View Full Details>>
Moel Siabod5 miles (8 km)Climb to the summit of Moel Siabod on this challenging walk in Snowdonia. The mountain reaches a peak of 872m making it the highest peak in theMoelwynionmountain range. The views from the summit are particularly special. On a clear day the you can see Snowdonia, Glyderrau and the Carneddau ranges. View Full Details>>
Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal37 miles (60 km)Follow the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal from Brecon to Newport on this super waterside walking and cycling route. Walkers can enjoy the whole route along canal towpaths while cyclists can follow National Cycle Network routes 4, 47 and 49 from Newport to Pontypool. The cycle path is wide and well surfaced so it's a lovely, safe ride. The cycle section runs for about 12 miles. View Full Details>>
Montgomery Canal35 miles (56 km)Enjoy easy waterside cycling and walking along the Montgomery Canal through Powys and Shropshire. The whole of the route can be walked while cyclists can enjoy the section from Newtown to Welshpool along National Cycle Network route 81. It's a great ride and suitable for families and people of all abilities. View Full Details>>
Mumbles Circular3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk takes you around the Mumbles headland on the western edge ofSwansea Bay, just south of Swansea. It starts by the bus station and information centre near Oystermouth Castle. It's well worth exploring the ruins of the 12 century Norman Castle before starting the coastal walk. There are lovely views over the bay from the castle grounds. View Full Details>>
Mynydd Du Forest8 miles (13 km)This large area of woodland in the Black Mountains has miles of forest tracks suitable for walking and mountain biking. The waters of the Grwyne Fawr run through the woods so there is the option of a waterside walk to the nearby Grwyne Fawr Reservoir along the river. You can start your exercise from the Mynydd Du car park at the northern end of the woods, a few miles west of Llanthony. It's situated in a nice spot at the end of a country lane just next to the river. From here you can pick up the forest trails through the western side of the woods before crossing the river at Pont Cadgwan and returning on the eastern side of the river. There's lots of attractive trees and plants and some steep climbs with great views of the surrounding hills. The riverside sections are lovely too with lots of pretty waterfalls to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Mynydd Illtud Common2 miles (3 km)Starting at the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, enjoy a stroll across the pretty Mynydd Illtud Common on this easy circular walk View Full Details>>
Mynydd Mawr5 miles (8 km)Climb to the 698m (2,290ft) summit Mynydd Mawr on this challenging climb in the Snowdonia National Park. On the walk you will enjoy stunning views of Llyn Cwellyn and the surrounding mountains.The walk starts from the village of Rhyd Ddu and follows woodland trails through Beddgelert Forest before climbing above Llyn Cwellyn to Foel Rudd and then on to the Mynydd Mawr summit. There are interesting geological formations, rocky outcrops and breathtakingly beautiful views to enjoy. It's also a fairly quiet walk with most people heading to Snowdon from Rhyd Ddu. View Full Details>>
Nant Y Arian3 miles (4.5 km)This large forest near Aberystwyth has a series of good mountain bike trails and miles of good footpaths for walkers. View Full Details>>
Nantlle Ridge9 miles (14 km)This popular circular walk explores the Nantlle Ridge range of mountains in the Snowdonia National Park. You'll visit a series of imposing peaks with magnificent views over Snowdonia. View Full Details>>
Nash Point4 miles (6.5 km)This coastal circular walk in the Vale of Glamorgan visits Nash Point Lighthouse on the Monknash Coast. The stretch of coast is popular with hikers with cliff top views, nice beaches and a visit to theGrade II listed lighthouse, which dates from 1831-32. View Full Details>>
Neath Canal3 miles (5 km)This section of the Neath Canal makes for a lovely waterside cycle or walk. It runs along the National Cycle Network route from the parking area at Craig Nedd, Resolven to Glynneath. You'll pass pretty locks and bridges with views of the River Neath along the way. View Full Details>>
Newborough Forest8 miles (13 km)Explore this fabulous coastal forest in Anglesey on this cycling and walking route in Wales. There are miles of trails through the peaceful woodland leading you to the stunning Llanddwyn Bay and Newborough WarrenNature Reserve. This large dune, mudflat, saltmarsh and beach system attracts a large lumber of coastal birds including oystercatchers, lapwings, curlew, skylarks and meadow pipits. View Full Details>>
Newport Wetlands2 miles (4 km)This circular walk takes you around the beautiful Gwent Levels near Newport. The reserve covers 1,080 acres of the Caldicot Levels attracting a wide variety of wildlife. These include Cetti's warblers, Bearded Tits, Little Egrets and Little Grebes. View Full Details>>
North Berwyn Way15 miles (24 km)This challenging walk explores the North Berwyn Mountains, to the south of the River Dee, in Denbighshire. The route starts in Llangollen and heads west to Corwen, passing Ceiriog Forest and Cynwyd, before a final waterside section along the River Dee takes you to Corwen. The area of the Berwyn Mountains is wild and covered in thick heather with some acidic grassland and bracken. The views of North Wales from the peaks are spectacular. View Full Details>>
North Wales Path60 miles (96 km)Explore hills, valleys, mountains and the beautiful coast on this stunning walk through North Wales. The walk starts at Bangor (Gwynedd) in the west and heads to Prestatyn (Denbighshire) in the east. View Full Details>>
Ogwr Ridgeway Walk13 miles (21 km)Enjoy spectacular views of the Ogwr Fach, Garw and Llynfi valleys on this walk from Mynydd Maendy to Margam Country Park near Port Talbot. The walk passes through the village of Blackmill, located at the confluence of the Ogwr Fach and Ogmore rivers. You finish at the splendid Margam Country Park. The attraction includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and the Deer Park, all set within1000 acres of beautiful countryside. View Full Details>>
Oxwich Bay Circular4 miles (6.5 km)This circular walk explores the area surrounding Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula. TheTravel Magazinenamed Oxwich beach the most beautiful in Britain. View Full Details>>
Padarn Country Park2 miles (4 km)This country park in Snowdonia has a number of splendid way-marked walking trails to follow. There are 800 acres to explore through oak woodland and along lakeside paths. View Full Details>>
Parc Bryn Bach2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy waterside cycling and walking in this lovely country park in Tredegar View Full Details>>
Parc Cwm Darran3 miles (5 km)This cycling and walking route takes you along an abandoned rail track and under a number of historic bridges used to transport coal from nearby collieries dotted around the surrounding countryside. You then head through the delightful Parc Cwm Darran. This country park was built on the site of the former Ogilvie Colliery. It features one of Wales' last remaining Powder Stores and an interactive learning centre which tells the story of the area's great industrial past. In the park you will find peaceful woodland trails, lakeside paths and sunny wildflower meadows in the Cwmllwydrew Meadows Local Nature Reserve. At the end of your exercise you can refresh yourself in the Lakeside Coffee Shop. View Full Details>>
Parc Penallta4 miles (6 km)Explore three way-marked trails in this country park created on a former colliery site. There's a delightful wetlands area with boardwalks, peaceful woodland trails, pretty lakes and open grassland. You can climb the High Point Observatory for spectacular views across the county and admire the park's sculptures which include the 'Sultan' pit pony - one of the UK’s largest figurative earth sculptures. View Full Details>>
Parys Mountain5 miles (8 km)This circular walk on the Isle of Anglesey visits the fascinating disused copper mines of Parys Mountain. The mountain was mined for copper ore in the earlyBronze Age and dominated the world's copper market during the 1780s, when the mine was the largest in Europe. The mines are an extraordinary sight, rich with various ores and minerals. The striking mixture of colours and shadows from the undulating hills are very picturesque. From the elevated position there are wonderful views of the Anglesey coast and countryside. There is also an old windmill and a number of pools/ponds. View Full Details>>
Pembrey Country Park7 miles (12 km)With stunning views of the Gower Peninsula and Carmarthen Bay this coastal country park is one of the most popular in the UK. It is perfect for a long cycle or walk with numerous well laid trails, National Cycle Network route 4 and St Illtyd's Walk all running through the park and the adjacent Pembrey Forest. View Full Details>>
Pembroke Castle2 miles (3 km)This is a short walk around the fascinating medieval Pembroke Castle View Full Details>>
Pen Y Fan5 miles (8 km)Climb the highest peak in South Wales and southern Britain on this stunning walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park. View Full Details>>
Penllergare Valley Woods1 miles (2 km)Penllergare Valley Woods in Swansea is a wonderful place for walkers with miles of woodland trails, lakes, and beautiful waterfalls View Full Details>>
Penmon Point1 miles (1.5 km)This walk on Penmon Point visits the Trwyn Du Lighthouse where you can enjoy lovely views towards Puffin Island, Great Orme and Snowdon. It's a splendid section of the Anglesey Coast with nice pebble beaches, interesting rock formations and some nice coastal countryside. It's also great for wildlife watching with seals and dolphins to look out for. View Full Details>>
Pennard Castle4 miles (6 km)Visit this ruined 12th century castle and explore the beautiful Pennard Burrows on this circular walk on the Gower Peninsula. It's a stunning area with a wooded valley and the fresh water river of Pennard Pill. View Full Details>>
Penrhos Coastal Park2 miles (3.5 km)This lovely coastal park consists of woodland trails and nice coastal views. The area is a country park and nature reserve with waymarked nature trails and lots of wildlife to look out for. Highlights are the residentred squirrels, badgers and various wildfowl around the two large ponds. You can also enjoy a stroll to Penrhos beach. Here you can enjoy splendid views across the bay and study some interesting rock formations. View Full Details>>
Penrhyn Castle1 miles (2 km)Explore 60 acres of woodland and parkland surrounding this large 19th-century neo-Norman castle near Bangor, Gwynedd. In the grounds you will find peaceful woodland trails, exotic tree and shrub collections, a Victorian walled garden with ornamental ponds and a lovely Rhododendron Walk with rhododendrons and azaleas. The views from the grounds over the coast towards Snowdonia are also magnificent. You can also tour the castle with its beautiful carvings, mock-Norman furniture, collection of paintings and model railway museum. View Full Details>>
Pentre Ifan2 miles (3 km)Visit the largest and most well preservedneolithicdolmeninWales on this fascinating walk in Pembrokeshire. View Full Details>>
Pererindod Melangell15 miles (24 km)Travel from Pont Llogel to Llangynog and enjoy fabulous views of Lake Vyrnwy on this challenging walk. There are also wonderful views of the Cambrian and Berwyn Mountains and the Vyrnwy and Tanat Valleys. View Full Details>>
Picton Castle Gardens1 miles (2 km)Explore the stunning gardens surrounding this 13th century stately home in Pembrokeshire. There's well laid out footpaths taking you through 40 acres of gardens with some woodland trails to try too. Highlights include rhododendrons, peaceful woodlands, an exotic jungle garden and a pretty walled garden. There also two nice ponds with fish, frogs, eels and dragonflies to look out for. It's great for families with an adventure playground, jungle boardwalkand maze. View Full Details>>
Pistyll Rhaeadr2 miles (3 km)Visit this spectacular 240-foot (73m) waterfall regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. The walk begins at the car park at the foot of the waterfall and takes you past the falls and then along a footpath running next to the Afon/River Rhaeadr. You return to the start point along a country lane. The falls are surrounded by some beautiful countryside so there's ample opportunity to continue your walk. There is a B&B and a cafe near the falls so you can also refresh yourself after the walk. View Full Details>>
Plas Newydd2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you through the woodland and gardens surrounding this mansion in Llanfairpwll, Anglesey. The house is situated on the Menai Strait so there are fabulous views across the water towards Snowdonia. Woodland trails take you to a pretty rhododendron garden, while there is also a spring garden and Australasian arboretum with an an italianate-style summer terrace. View Full Details>>
Plas yn Rhiw2 miles (3.5 km)This walk takes you to this National Trust owned 17th century manor house in Rhiw, Gwynedd View Full Details>>
Plynlimon5 miles (8 km)Climb to the highest point in the Cambrian Mountains on this challenging circular walk in Ceredigion. There are wonderful views of the reservoirs, countryside and forests of mid-wales to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Point of Ayr1 miles (1 km)This beautiful coastal Nature Reserve on the Dee Estuary is a great place for a walk with splendid views and an abundance of wildlife. There are nice sandy paths through the dunes with thousands of feeding birds to look out for. These include Curlew, Peregrine and Oystercatcher. Also look out fornatterjack toads. View Full Details>>
Pontsticill Reservoir7 miles (10.5 km)This circular walk takes you around the beautiful Pontsticill Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The reservoir is located a few miles north of Merthyr Tydfil on the Taff Trail. You can catch the splendid Brecon Mountain Railway to Pontsticill station next to the reservoir. The railway runs from Pant near Merthyr Tydfil along the full length of the Pontsticill Reservoir to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons. View Full Details>>
Porthdinllaen2 miles (4 km)Enjoy stunning coastal views and delightful coastal villages on this walk on the Llyn Peninsula. There are also fine sandy beaches, interesting rock pools and great views to the mountains of Yr Eifl and Snowdonia to enjoy on this bracing walk. View Full Details>>
Porthkerry Country Park4 miles (6.5 km)Explore 220 acres of woodland, meadows and coast in this super country park near Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. The route starts at the car park on the coast and takes you along the pretty pebble beach before turning inland into the woodland on nature trails. You will pass through the pretty grassland with its wildflower meadow and calming stream. You will also pass Viaduct wood with super views of the impressive Porthkerry Viaduct. The route below is designed for walkers but a nice easy cycle track runs through the centre of the park just up from the coast. It makes for a nice, safe ride for families. View Full Details>>
Portmeirion3 miles (5 km)Enjoy a walk around this popular tourist attraction built in the style of an Italian village View Full Details>>
Powis Castle4 miles (7 km)Explore the world-class gardens surrounding this historic castle in Welshpool. Powis Castle gardens are regarded as one of the greatest surviving examples of Baroque garden design in Britain. Highlights include the dramatic Italianate terraces, informal woodland, the Edwardian formal garden and superb views of the surrounding countryside - the long mountain and the Breidden Hills are visible on a clear day. Also look out for the 30ft-high yew hedge, ornate dancing statues and stunning herbaceous borders. View Full Details>>
Preseli Hills Golden Road6 miles (10 km)This splendid walking trail runs right along the spine of the Preseli Hills giving wonderful views of the area. On a clear day you can see Cardigan Bay, Snowdonia and even Ireland. You will also pass two quarries which are believed to have provided the stones for Stonehenge. The road is thought to date back to Neolithic times. View Full Details>>
Radnor Forest Ride62 miles (100 km)A shared walking and cycle path that runs from Llanfair Waterdine on the English-Welsh border to the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre. View Full Details>>
Ramsey Island4 miles (6 km)Explore this beautiful island and RSPB Nature Reserve on this circular walk off the Pembrokeshire Coast. There are great walking trails running from the ferry landing taking you around the southern and middle section of the island. Ramsey is run by the RSPB so it's wonderful for bird watching with guillemots, razorbills, kttiwakes and fulmars to look out for. The island also has 120m high cliffs where you may see choughs and peregrines. In spring and summer Ramsey is covered in pretty flowers including bluebells, spring squills, pink thrift and purple heather. View Full Details>>
Raven Walk12 miles (19 km)This circular route has some challenging climbs but with some truly tremendous views of the Sirhowy Valley and Ebbw Valley as the reward. The walk starts at the Cwmcarn Visitor Centre and heads to Mynydd Islwyn, Ynys Hywel and Glenside before returning to Cwmcarn. The route includes views of the Sirhowy and Ebbw rivers, the Severn Estuary in the south and the Brecon Beacons in the north. You will also visit Nant-y-draenog reservoir on the way. View Full Details>>
Red Wharf Bay8 miles (13 km)This walk uses part of the Anglesey Coast Path to explore this expansive sandy bay located on the east coast ofAnglesey. The area is also an area of outstanding natural beauty with fabulous coastal views and some lovely countryside. There's also lots of pretty pools anderoded rock formations to look out for. View Full Details>>
Rhinog Fawr4 miles (7 km)Visit the Rhinogs range of mountains in the Snowdonia National Park and climb Rhinog Fawr on this challenging walk. You'll pass heatheryslopes, little streams, rocky outcrops and two small lakes on your way to the top. View Full Details>>
Rhiwargor Waterfall1 miles (1.5 km)Visit these beautiful falls near Lake Vyrnwy on this short walk in Powys. The Rhiwargor Trail takes you along the Afon Eiddew to a series of pretty waterfalls. You can park at the Rhiwargor Waterfall car park at the northern end of the lake. From here you get direct access to the footpaths along the river to the falls. It's a lovely area with the rushing river surrounded by attractive woodland and the steep hills of the Afon Eiddew Valley. There's picnic areas by the water, nice grassy paths and a stream crossing on some stepping stones. View Full Details>>
Rhossili2 miles (4 km)This circular walk takes you around the Rhossili headland on the beautiful Gower Peninsula. View Full Details>>
Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk28 miles (45 km)Explore the beautiful Rhymney Valley on this circular walk through the county borough of Caerphilly. The route starts at the pretty Penallta Community Park and visits Caerphilly, Bedwas, Hengoed, Rudry and Machen. Here you will climb Mynydd Machen (the highest point on the walk) where there are spectacular views of the Rhymney Valley, Cardiff and the Bristol Channel. The route also visits the 17th century Ruperra Castle ruins in Lower Machen. In this area you can pick up the Iron Bridge Circular Walk to explore the area further. View Full Details>>
Ruthin Castle1 miles (1.8 km)Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of thismedievalcastle in the town of Ruthin, North Wales. There's parkland, woodland and beautiful gardens with lots of wildlife to see. Look out for the resident peacocks, rabbits, butterflies and various birds. View Full Details>>
Sarn Sabrina Walk25 miles (40 km)This stunning circular walk explores the area around the town of Llanidloes in Powys. You begin at Llanidloes and pass along the beautiful Llyn Clywedog with its large dam, before climbing into the Cambrian mountains, where you will arrive at the highest point of the range at Plynlimon. Here you will find the source of the River Severn - the longest river in Britain, marked with a post in both English and Welsh. The route then returns to Llanidloes, passing through Hafren Forest, before joining the River Severn for a long waterside section that leads you to the finish point of the walk. View Full Details>>
Scolton Manor Country Park1 miles (2 km)Explore 60 acres of country park surrounding this Victorian manor house in Haverfordwest. There are woodland trails and grassland in the park while in and around the manor you can enjoy grand period rooms, railway displays, a farming exhibition, a costume exhibition, stable, art exhibitions and a World War II homefront exhibition. View Full Details>>
Severn Way224 miles (360 km)Follow the River Severn from its source at Plynlimon in Powys, to Bristol, the mouth of the river. You start the walk at Plynlimon in upland Mid Wales, before descending into Llanidloes, Newtown, Powys, and Welshpool. The route then follows the towpath of the Montgomery Canal passing The Wrekin and continuing on through Shrewsbury, the Severn Gorge, and the historic town of Ironbridge. You then cross into Worcestershire passing Bewdley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester and Upton-upon-Severn in the Malvern Hills. The next section passes through Gloucestershire and includes a section along the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal which takes you past the fascinating abandoned ships at Purton Hulks. You'll also visit Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Berkeley Castle and on to the Severn Estuary and the mouth of the Severn. The final section takes you from Severn beach to Bristol via Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton and through the Avon Gorge. View Full Details>>
Singleton Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens in this large park in Swansea. The gardens feature Herbaceous borders, a Rock garden, Ornamental gardens, a Japanese bridge, Glasshouses and a Herb garden. There's also a boating lake with pedal boats available for hire. View Full Details>>
Sirhowy Valley Country Park2 miles (4 km)Explore 1000 acres of woodland and meadows in this beautiful country park in Risca. You can follow the waterside path along the Sirhowy River and climb to Graig Goch Woods for wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Sirhowy Valley Ridgeway Walk26 miles (42 km)This walk runs through the beautiful Sirhowy Valley in south Wales. The trail starts at the delightful Tredegar House Country Park near Newport. Here you will find a 17th-century mansion surrounded by 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland. The trail then heads north towards Risca and Blackwood before finishing at Tredegar. View Full Details>>
Skirrid Fawr9 miles (14.5 km)Climb this 486m (1594 feet) mountain in the Brecon Beacons on this challenging walk. Skirrid Fawr (or Ysgyryd Fawr) forms part of the Black Mountains range. View Full Details>>
Skomer Island4 miles (6 km)Visit this beautiful Island on the Pembrokeshire Coast and enjoy wonderful coastal views and thousands of breedingseabirds. The island has lovely walking trails along the coast and down the centre of the island. View Full Details>>
Slebech Park2 miles (3 km)This 600 acre estate is covered with miles of footpaths making it an excellent location for walkers. It sits on the Dau cleddauriver Estuary and consists of Bluebell covered Beech wood, wildflower meadows and riverside paths. This circular walk starts from the car park and follows a very good path around the estate passing woodland and ponds. You finish with a riverside stretch along the Dau cleddauriver. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Horseshoe7 miles (12 km)This classic circular walk to the Snowdon summit is a favourite for many. The 7 mile challenge is considered one of the finest ridge walks in the country. It is a very challenging circuit with knife edge sections along Crib Goch, where great care should be taken, particularly on windy days. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Llanberis Path9 miles (14.5 km)Climb to the summit of the highest mountain in Wales on this challenging walk. The Llanberis Path is the longest of the six routes to the top of Snowdon but because of it's gradual elevation it is generally considered the easiest route to the summit. It's very popular with leisure walkers as it runs parallel with the Snowdon Mountain railway which starts at Llanberis. As such you can use the railway to take you up (or down) part of the route. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Miners Track8 miles (13 km)This route follows the Miners Track to the summit of the highest mountain in Wales. It is a slightly longer route than the alternative Pyg Track but has the advantage of waterside sections alongside the mountain's three beautiful lakes of Llyn Teyrn, Llyn Llydaw and Glaslyn. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Pyg Track7 miles (11 km)Climb to the summit of Snowdon on this challenging walk in the Snowdonia National Park. Snowdonis the highest mountain inWales, and the third highest in Britain, standing at a height of 1,085 metres (3,560ft). The Pyg Track is one of six paths to the Snowdon summit. It is generally regarded as the most challenging as it crosses some rough and rocky terrain. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Ranger Path8 miles (13 km)Climb to the summit of Snowdon on the ranger path on this challenging walk in the Snowdonia National Park. You can start your walk from the National Park car park next to Llyn Cwellyn and the Snowdon Ranger railway station. From here you can pick up the path, heading east away from the lake. It's generally a good track with rockier sections as you approach the summit. It runs for nearly 4 miles with wonderful views over the surrounding mountains and the numerous beautiful lakes. The route actually passes very close to Llyn Ffynnon-y-gwas and Llyn Du r Arddu as you approach the summit. You will also pass Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, considered to be one of the best climbing cliffs inBritain.Here there are magnificent views of the Llechog ridge and Cwm Clogwyn with the lakes of Llyn Glas, Llyn Coch and Llyn Nadroedd. (Blue Lake, Red Lake and Snakes' Lake). From the Snowdon summit the views are also impressive with 18 lakes and 14 peaks visible. On a clear day you can see as far as Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Lake District. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Rhyd Ddu Path7 miles (12 km)The Rhyd Ddu Path is one of the six main routes to the summit of the highest mountain in Wales. It is considered to be one of the quietest and most beautiful, though there are some challenging sections where care should be taken. View Full Details>>
Snowdon Watkin Path7 miles (12 km)The Watkin Path to the Snowdon summit is considered to be the most challenging of the available routes as it starts from the lowest elevation. It is, however, very pretty with attractive woodland and waterfalls near the start. View Full Details>>
Solva Harbour2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a walk around the beautiful Solva Harbour on the Pembrokeshire Coast. There are good walking trails on the east and west side of the harbour with the rocky headland of the Gribin giving wonderful views of the coast and St Bride's Bay. There are also great views of the River Solva and of the pretty Solva beach. View Full Details>>
South of the Landsker Trail62 miles (100 km)This circular walk explores the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park around Pembroke. The walk begins at Narberth and includes a fantastic coastal section through Tenby, Saundersfoot, Manorbier and the beautiful Stackpole Estate. The estate consists of 12 square kilometres of farmland, lakes, woodland, beaches, and cliffs including the spectacular Stackpole Quay. The video below shows the coastal section from Freshwater East to Stackpole View Full Details>>
South Stack Lighthouse1 miles (1 km)Visit this spectacularly positioned lighthouse and the wonderful South Stack Cliffs RSPB nature reserve on this walk in Anglesey. View Full Details>>
St David's Head3 miles (5.5 km)Widely considered to be the most spectacular coastal headlandon the Pembrokeshire Coast, this stunning area is a must see when visiting the National Park. This circular walk makes use of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and other public footpaths to take you on a tour of the St David's Peninsula. You'll enjoy great views over the beautiful Whitesands Bay towards the nearby Ramsey Island. View Full Details>>
St Govan's Chapel4 miles (6 km)This fascinating 13th century chapel is situated by the side of a spectacular limestone cliff on the Pembrokeshire Coast. This circular walk takes you from the delightful village of Bosherton to the coastal chapel, passing through the beautiful Stackpole Estate on the way. View Full Details>>
St Illtyd's Walk60 miles (96 km)A religous walk from Pembrey Country Park (Carmarthenshire) to Margam Country Park (Neath). The path runs through Hendry, Pontardawe and Bryn. You will visit Penlle'r Castell ruin on the summit of Mynydd y Betws (with fabulous views), the spectacular Melincourt Falls on the Neath River and the Vale of Neath. There are also splendid views of the Black Mountains and peaceful wooded sections near Abercregan. The two splendid country parks at either end of the walk are also real highlights on this challenging walk. View Full Details>>
Stackpole Estate6 miles (10 km)Explore the wonderful National Trust owned Stackpole Estate on this circular walk in the Pembrokeshire National Park. In the estate you'll find miles of coastal footpaths, woodland trails and waterside sections along the beautiful, large lake. View Full Details>>
Strumble Head2 miles (3 km)This circular walk takes you to this wonderful rocky headland on the Pembrokeshire coast. Strumble Head is a great place for wildlife watching with porpoises and seals regular visitors to the seas below. It's a lovely area with the well known Strumble Head Lighthouse and a beautiful coastline with views towards Dinas HeadandCardigan Bay. View Full Details>>
Sugarloaf Mountain5 miles (8 km)Climb to the summit of this iconic mountain on this challenging walk in Monmouthshire, Wales. Sugarloaf is part of the Black Mountains range and stands at a height of 1,955 feet (596metres). View Full Details>>
Swallow Falls2 miles (4 km)This walk follows theAfon Llugwy from Betws-y-Coed to the beautiful Swallow Falls in the Snowdonia National Park. This is a popular riverside walk, passing along woodland trails with a series of waterfalls to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Swansea10 miles (16 km)Swansea has some great coastal walking with other nice trails to be found in the woods, country parks, reservoirs and canals nearby. It's proximity to the Afan Forest, the Brecon Beacons National Park and the wonderful Gower AONB also make it a great base for walkers. View Full Details>>
Swansea Canal4 miles (5.7 km)Enjoy an easy waterside cycle or walk along the Swansea Canal and River Tawe View Full Details>>
Table Mountain4 miles (6 km)Enjoy wonderful views over the Brecon Beacons on this moderate climb to the 451m peakof Table Mountain (Crug Hywel). The walk starts from the pretty town of Crickhowell with its ruined Norman castle and 18th century 13-arched bridge across the river Usk. You then follow the Table Mountain footpath which starts at the northern end of the town. It passes through fields and woodland to the unusual flat top of the mountain. At the top you will find an Iron Age Hill Fort and wonderful views in all directions. View Full Details>>
Taf Fechan Forest6 miles (9 km)Enjoy a series of beautiful waterfalls and delightful woodland trails on this walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park. View Full Details>>
Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk16 miles (26 km)Follow the Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk/Ffordd y Bryniau through the Ely Valley and Taff Vale on this walk in South Wales. The trail starts near Glynogwr and heads through Llantrisant forest, Llantrisant and Garth Hill before finishing on Caerphilly Common. From Garth Hill there are fine views of Cardiff and the Taff valley. It is thought to be the inspiration for 'Ffynnon Garw', the fictional mountain (or hill) featured in the book, and film, The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain. The walk also passes near to Taff's Well - the only thermal spring in Wales located in Taff's Well park. The walk finishes on Caerphilly Mountain with more tremendous views to enjoy as shown in the latter part of the video below. View Full Details>>
Taff Trail55 miles (88 km)Follow the River Taff, from Cardiff to Brecon, on this fantastic waterside cycling and walking route. View Full Details>>
Taith Ardudwy Way24 miles (39 km)This walk takes you through the Snowdonia National Park from Barmouth, on the Mawddach Estuary, to Llandecwyn. The route is divided into three sections: View Full Details>>
Tal-y-llyn Lake2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around this stunning glacial lake in the Snowdonia National Park. The lake is situated at the foot of the imposing Cadair Idris the second highest mountain in Wales. There is a lovely walking trail along the northern end of the lake which will take you from Tal-y-llyn to Dol-ffanog. At the south western end of the lake you will find a lakeside hotel where you can get a Welsh cream tea and other refreshments. View Full Details>>
Talybont Reservoir6 miles (10 km)This circular cycling and walking route takes you around the lovely Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The route makes use of National Cycle Route 8 and the Taff Trail to take you around the 318 acres (1.29km2) reservoir. View Full Details>>
Teifi Pools9 miles (15 km)This splendid circular walk in the Cambrian Mountains takes you around a series of beautiful lakes. The lakes of Llyn Teifi, Llyn Hir, Llyn Gorlan, and Llyn Egnant are collectively known as the Teifi Pools. A footpath starts from the car park at the Strata Florida Abbey nearTregaron and Pontrhydfendigaidin thecountyofCeredigion. The formerCistercianabbeywas originally founded in 1164. You can explore the ruins which include a largely in tact main entrance archway. The walk then follows country lanes and footpaths to the lakes. It is quite a challenging walk as you must climb up to the lakes which are in a elevated position of about 1400ft. You'll climb to Cwm Teifi before heading around and between the lakes. The route then descends past Graig Wen and Nant Egnant to the abbey car park. It's a challenging route but you are rewarded with wonderful views over the Cambrian Mountains and the lovely countryside of the River Teifi Valley. View Full Details>>
Tenby to Saundersfoot Walk5 miles (8 km)A popular walk along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path from Tenby to Saundersfoot. There's much to enjoy with exhilarating cliff top paths, beautiful beaches, woodland sections and fabulous coastal views. View Full Details>>
The Kymin2 miles (3 km)Climb to the 245m (800ft) summit of Kymin Hill and enjoy wonderful views down the Wye Valley, up into the Brecon Beacons and across to the Malvern Hills. The National Trust owned site also has nice woodland trails and the Grade II listed Round House built in the late 18th century. There is also a Naval Temple built in 1800 to commemorate the second anniversary of the British naval victory at theBattle of the Nilein 1798. In the early 19th century Vice AdmiralHoratio Nelson visited the Naval Temple and the Roundhouse on Kymin Hill, where he enjoyed the magnificent views. View Full Details>>
Three Castles Walk20 miles (32 km)Visit the three Norman fortresses of Skenfrith, White Castle and Grosmont on this beautiful circular walk through Monmouthshire. The trail takes the walker through woodland and over hills including Graig Syfyrddin (Edmunds Tump), from which there are spectacular views of the Welsh Marches, the Black Mountains and the Forest of Dean. View Full Details>>
Three Cliffs Bay4 miles (6 km)This walk visits the stunning Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower Peninsula before exploring the adjacent woodland of Nicholaston Burrows. It's an exceptionally beautiful area with the view over Three Cliffs Bay nominated for 'Britain's Best View' in a recent television programme. The area includes sand dunes, salt marsh and the signature three limestone cliffs. The lovely stream of Pennard Pill also flows into the middle of the bay. You can continue your walk along the cliff top to the pretty Nicholaston Burrows where you will find woodland trails and interesting flora such as bloody cranesbill, pyramidal orchids and a number of lichen species. View Full Details>>
Tintern Abbey6 miles (9.5 km)Visit the fascinating ruins of this 12th century monastery and then explore the surrounding area on this walk on the England-Wales border. This route makes use of the Wye Valley Walk and Offa's Dyke Path to visit local woodlands, countryside and viewpoints. It's a beautiful area with the atmospheric ruins and the river flanked by the attractive woodland of the Forest of Dean. View Full Details>>
Tintern Old Station2 miles (2.5 km)This park is situated in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) near Chepstow. It was voted the UK's favourite park in the 2011 People's Choice Green Flag Award public poll. The station was originally opened in 1876 and closed in 1959. It now serves as a popular tourist attraction with three old carriages used as a gift shop and museum with old railway memorabilia. There is a one mile circular walk around the park with a section along the River Wye. You could follow the river further along the Wye Valley Walk if you wanted to continue your walk. View Full Details>>
Tredegar House Country Park2 miles (3 km)This striking 17th-century mansion in Newport is surrounded by 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland. Highlights include the large lake which has a lovely waterside walking path. There are also three delightful formal gardens - The Orchard Garden, the Cedar Garden and the Orangery Garden. View Full Details>>
Treginnis Peninsula6 miles (9.5 km)This circular walk explores the beautiful coastline and fascinating geological features of the Treginnies Peninsula in the Pembrokeshire National Park. You will pass the oldest volcanic rocks in Wales, formed over 600 million years ago. It's a particularly beautiful stretch of coast with wonderful views over to the nearby Ramsey Island. It's also a great area for wildlife watching. Look out for birds including Peregrine, Oystercatcher, Kittiwake and Shag. You may also see porpoises in the water below and deer on Ramsey Island. View Full Details>>
Tryfan2 miles (3.6 km)This is a very popular and very challenging climb to the top of Tryfan in Snowdonia. Tryfan has a distinctive pointed shape with ruggedcrags making it stand it out amongst the other peaks in the area. This route takes you to the 917.5m (3,010ft) summit via the north ridge. The path is difficult in many places so scrambling with both hands is required. View Full Details>>
Ty Mawr Country Park2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a peaceful riverside walk in the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk starts at the Pontcycyllte Aqueduct which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site (video below). The Aqueduct carries the Shropshire Union canal high above the Dee Valley and is nicknamed 'the stream in the sky'. It's a beautiful spot and offers fabulous views of the area. The walk then follows the River Dee to Ty Mawr - a 35 acre country park which is also a working farm with donkeys, pigs, goats, llamas and chickens.The river attracts many different birds including herons, kingfishers, swans, ducks and goosanders. Also look out for otters and jumping salmon! View Full Details>>
Upper Ceiriog Trail14 miles (22 km)This is a circular cycling or walking trail through the countryside around Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog near Wrexham View Full Details>>
Usk Reservoir5 miles (8 km)Follow the circular cycling and walking trail around the beautiful Usk Reservoir on this route in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The route begins at the car park next to the dam at the eastern end of the reservoir. It follows good compacted-stone forestry tracks and tarmac roads alongside the waters edge and through the surrounding woodland of the Glasfynydd Forest. There are also splendid views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. Look out for wildlife around the reservoir including Red Kites. View Full Details>>
Usk Valley Walk48 miles (77 km)This super waterside walk follows the River Usk, the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal and the Brecon and Newport Canal from Caerleon to Brecon. The walk passes through Abergavenny and Usk and is enclosed by beautiful hills for the whole of its length. There are also splendid views of the Brecon Beacon mountains, particularly towards the end of the walk. The route is relativley flat as much of it takes place alongside the river or the canals, so there are only a few notable climbs. View Full Details>>
Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail65 miles (105 km)This is a circular walk through the Vale of Glamorgan which includes a splendid coastal section along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. The route runs through Peterston-super-Ely, Barry, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, St Brides Major and Llanharry, Ewenny Priory and St. Fagans. The route includes a waterside section along the River Ely as you pass the through the beautiful Ely Valley. You will also pass through the lovely Porthkerry Country Park near Barry, while also visiting the historic castles at Boverton and St Donat's. View Full Details>>
Wat's Dyke Way Heritage Trail62 miles (99 km)A new walking route running through the pastoral countryside near the Welsh-English border. The trail runs from Llanymynech in Powys to Holywell in Flintshire following Wat's Dyke - a 40-mile earthwork. On the route: View Full Details>>
Waun-y-llyn Country Park2 miles (3 km)Climb to the top of View Full Details>>
Waun Fach7 miles (12 km)Climb to the highest mountain in the Black Mountains on this challenging walk in the Brecon Beacons. The walk starts from Castell Dinas just of the A479. This Iron Age hillfort has the highest castle in England and Wales. There is also a car park which makes a good start point for the climb to Waun Fach. From here you follow bridleways past Rhyd-y-car farm before turning south past a series of cairns. The final section turns east to take you to the 811 m (2,661 ft) summit. Here you can enjoy views over the Brecon Beacons including Rhos Fawrand theRadnor Forest.You may also see some wild ponies wandering around the area. View Full Details>>
Wepre Park3 miles (5 km)Follow a series of walking trails through the ancient woodland of this pretty country park in Connah's Quay in Flintshire. There are 160 acres to explore with highlights including the river, waterfall and the 12th century ruins of Ewloe Castle. View Full Details>>
Whiteford Sands4 miles (6 km)This beautiful nature reserve on the North Gower coast has lovely walking trails through woodland and sand dunes with nice coastal views. The area is fantastic for wildlife watching with several species of wading birds and wildfowl too look out for. View Full Details>>
World's End Llangollen2 miles (3 km)Explore this beautiful narrow vale on this circular walk near Llangollen. The World's End Gorge is a great place for a walk with pretty streams, little waterfalls and attractive woodland. It's an atmospheric place with the area enclosed by the cliffs of Craig y Forwyn, Craig y Cythraul, and Craig yr Adar. View Full Details>>
Wye Valley Walk138 miles (222 km)This walk takes you through the beautiful Wye Valley in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Wales. View Full Details>>
Wysis Way55 miles (88 km)The Wysis Way runs for 55 miles from Monmouth in Wales to Kemble, in Gloucestershire. The way links the Offa's Dyke Path and Thames Path national trails. View Full Details>>
Y Garn4 miles (7 km)Enjoy breathtaking views over the Snowdonia National Park on this challenging climb to the 947m (3,107ft) summit of Y Garn. View Full Details>>
Yr Eifl4 miles (6 km)Climb the Yr Eifl mountain group on this challenging circular walk on the Llyn Peninsula. The three summits are collectivley known as 'The Rivals' offering wonderful views over the Llyn Peninsula coastline, the Isle of Man, the mountains of Ireland and the Lake District, as well as the entire sweep ofCardigan Bay. The route visits the peak of Tre'r Ceiri where you will find Britain's best preserved Iron Age hill fort. View Full Details>>

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