Even if you have been to Wales before, there is always something new to explore in this wonderful country. From cycling through the green countryside to long-distance coastal challenges, scrambling something gnarly or an easy low-level walk, Wales has a lot to offer.
The Wales Coast Path is a superb walking route covering over 870 miles between Chester and Bristol. And it's been around for 10 years already! Have you walked it? Or perhaps you'd like to? Make sure you watch our Live Event with Paddy Dillon to hear all about this incredible route. And then hop over to our social channels to follow Sarah Williams as she is currently on the route and is sharing regular photos and videos from her walk.
Live · 3 May 2022
Celebrating ten years of the Wales Coast Path
Join us to celebrate ten years of the majestic Wales Coast Path. We'll be chatting to Paddy Dillon, the author of the Wales Coast Path guidebook, and Will Renwick, President of...
Walking the Wales Coast Path
Llwybr Arfordir Cymru
A single guidebook to walking the whole Wales Coast Path - 1400km (870 miles) the length of Wales from Chester to Chepstow, including Anglesey, described in 57 stages. The route passes through the Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire National Parks and many AONBs and can be linked with the Offa's Dyke Path for a complete circuit of Wales.More information
Feature · 20 Jan 2015
The Wales Coast Path: Not a stroll along the beach
The Wales Coast Path sneaked up on expert guidebook author, Paddy Dillon. One moment there was talk about creating a continuous coastal path around the country, and the next...
A different side to Snowdonia
The mountains of Snowdonia are a wonderland for walkers of all abilities. If you fancy a long-distance walk right through the region, then The Snowdonia Way provides both lower level and high options walking from Machynlleth to Conwy.
Article · 5 Sept 2023
An Introduction to The Snowdonia (Eryri) Way
Have you heard of the Snowdonia Way? It's a fantastic walking route designed by Alex Kendall to showcase some of the best parts that the region has to offer. Here's a quick intro...
Fancy a challenge?
For a challenging walk you could try the Cambrian Way, a 470km unwaymarked trek from Cardiff to Conwy. Alternatively you could try one of the many other long-distance walking routes in Wales, including three national trails; The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Offa's Dyke Path and Glyndwr's Way.
The Welsh 3000s
The Welsh 3000s is another significant challenge - taking on all of Wales' 15 mountains over 3000ft (914m) high - we don't expect everyone to do them all in one day!
Walk shorter chunks of the Wales Coast
Cycling in Wales
Feature · 8 Jun 2019
5 reasons to choose Wales for your next cycle tour
For many, Wales is close by and easily accessible, particularly by train. So why look further afield for your next cycle touring when you’ve got such wonderful riding country on...
Cycle Touring in Wales
A two-week circuit and shorter tours
Guidebook to cycle touring in Wales. This packed guide describes a circuit of Wales - perfect for a 2-week trip - plus 6 cross routes, which range from 45 to 73 miles and can be completed as day or weekend rides, or used to create shorter versions of the main circuit. Includes all the information needed to plan and execute a successful tour.More information
Article · 2 Oct 2021
Gravel biking the Heads of the Valleys route
Richard Barrett, author of Cycle Touring in Wales and Cycling Lon Las Cymru, describes a short break riding along the Heads of the Valleys cycle route, a hidden gem, two-thirds of...
Cycling Lon Las Cymru
250 miles through the heart of Wales on traffic-free paths and quiet roads
Guidebook to cycling Lôn Las Cymru, a 255 mile (410km) route from Cardiff, or 242 miles (390km) from Chepstow to Holyhead, showcasing Wales' beautiful rural heartland. Cycling is on quiet roads and traffic-free paths, and although there are some mountainous sections, gradients are mostly gentle. The route can be completed in 4 to 7 days.More information
Learn a few words of Welsh
Article · 21 Jul 2016
A few Welsh words for hillwalkers
A few Welsh words for hillwalkers from author Terry Fletcher. It's always good manners to learn a few new words when you visit a different country and your reception is usually friendlier if you make the effort, even if you don't need to.
And even more...
There are loads of day walks in Wales, including Pembrokeshire, The Gower, Shropshire, Carmarthenshire and the Forest of Dean. So whether it's an easy coastal stroll or a hike along airy and rugged mountain ridges, you'll find something to enjoy about being outdoors in Wales.
- British Walking
- British Mountains
- British Long Distance
- National Trails
- Climbing and mountaineering
- Cycling and cycle touring
- Wales and Welsh Borders
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