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Walks in Wales

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Experience the great outdoors with some fantastic walks in Wales

What better way to explore your surroundings than on foot? Discover the best walking opportunities in Wales with our useful walking guide. Find the most picturesque routes and enjoy the best of the scenery Wales has to offer.

Walks in Wales can accommodate everybody, should you fancy a leisurely stroll or a vigorous hike. As well as ranging in difficulty, each trail is wrapped in magnificent views from towering peaks to the idyllic coastline.

One of the most famous Wales walks is The Offa’s Dyke Path. This walk in Wales stretches for 177 miles along the Wales-England Border, heading through the spectacular Wye Valley. Devil’s Pulpit displays sublime views of Tintern Abbey, or you can stop off at the fascinating book town of Hay-on-Wye.

The Wales Coast Path runs along the mesmeric 870-mile-long coastline of Wales, from Chester to Chepstow. Take in views of Wales’ castles, beaches, cliffs, estuaries, waterfronts and more along the way.

Wales walks can also include national parks, beaches and manicured gardens of stately homes. Also discover a wide variety of dog-friendly walks in Wales. Monk Nash Beach near Llantwit Major in Glamorgan boasts soft sands, rocks and clear waters.

Continue reading to find our favourite walks in Wales…

  • Blorenge


    NP7 9RW

    Take the soothing stroll across Blorenge Mountain and embrace the breath-taking views of the Brecon Beacons and the valley of the River Usk below.

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  • Newport


    Starting in the seaside village of Newport, this 3.5-mile walk ascends to the top of former volcano, Carningli, which translates as ‘Mountain of Angels’. Weary walkers will be rewarded with the fantastic views from the summit over the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

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  • Offa's Dyke

    Offa’s Dyke Path

    This historic route runs alongside the Welsh-English border and stretches 177 miles through the Wye Valley and Monmouthshire, starting in the North at Prestatyn and running South to end in Chepstow.

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  • Snowdon

    The highest mountain in England and Wales, Snowdon is a popular destination for walkers worldwide. There are six different paths to choose from, all of slightly different level of difficulty, offering walkers a spectacular view over Snowdonia, Anglesey, Pembrokeshire and Ireland.

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  • Sugar Loaf Mountain

    Sugar Loaf Mountain: Wales Walk


    3.5 miles


    One of the tallest mountains in the Black Mountains, with breathtaking beauty that makes the journey worthwhile.

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  • The Anglesey Coastal Path

    A developing route along the circumference of the beautiful island, the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is around 130 miles in length and takes about 12 days to complete. The route can be separated into 12 sections, all of which take in some of the spectacular coastal scenery Anglesey has to offer.

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  • Wales Coast Path

    Wales Coast Path

    Wales is unique in having a footpath that takes in the entire coast, and Walk the Wales Coast Path website has all the information you’ll need to take on the challenge!

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