Welsh Walking Information

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Team camperbug December 19, 2012

Walking in Mid Wales

Ceredigion | Snowdonia Mountains & Coast | Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons


Drive your camper to Wales where you will find that Mid Wales and the Coast is stunning walking country for enthusiasts and novices alike - the area spans Snowdonia, the Brecon Beacons and National Parks; there is varied mountain scenery, including the Berwyn and Cambrian ranges; scenic coastal paths and the famous Offa's Dyke.

Wales Hill Walking

This website provides information about self-guided walking holidays throughout the peaceful countryside of Mid Wales. They are based just south of Devil's Bridge. Information about walking on Offa's Dyke Path can be found on the site as well as information about other walks throughout the region.

Marches Walks

Walking holidays in the Marches of England and Wales, the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, beautiful Wye Valley, on Offa's Dyke Footpath and beyond.

Offas Dyke in Mid Wales

Experience the Offa's Dyke Walks in Wales. The Wales Calling website details this entire famous walk which you can do over 12 days or even as little stages. It is a long distance foot pathwhich stretches for 178 miles, from from Sedbury Cliffs in the North of Wales to Prestatyn on the southern border. The footpath approximately follows the line of the barrier. The path follows From round about Chepstow to near Chirk Castle above the River Dee, the path follows the still visible portion for about sixty miles. The Offa's Dyke Path National Trail is the only one of these routes to be based on a man-made rather than a natural feature.

Other Woodland Resources

Coed Lleol or Small Woods is a great source of information if you're looking for access to woodlands across the country



Aberystwyth Ramblers

Ramblers' Association Aberystwyth Group

Ceredigion Coastal Path Walks

Ceredigion Coastal Path Walks. Explore the coastline of Cardigan Bay with a weekend walking holiday in Mid Wales.

Hafod Estate - self-guided walks

Walks through the historic landscape of Hafod Uchtryd. The Hafod estate's two hundres hectacres are ideal for walking and you will the local hillside stunning. The estate itself sits within part of the Ystwyth valley. About twenty miles from Aberystwyth makes the area accessible yet remote at the same time.

Tregaron Walking Club

Clwb Cerdded Crwydro Caron was established in 2003 by 6 enthusiastic walkers who saw the need for a walking based club in the area that not only answered the needs of the local population, but also the requirements of the many visitors who are welcomed to the area affectionately referred to as the Unofficial 4th National Park of Wales, The Cambrian Mountains.

Walking Cardigan Bay

Walking maps of Cardigan Bay


Snowdonia Mountains & Coast

Barmouth Festival of Walking

Barmouth Festival of Walking, is a festival that takes in the stunning countryside around Barmouth, which has linear and circular walks through forests, along coastal paths and over mountains to hidden valleys.

Foel Friog

From its northern tip at Aberllefenni to Corris in the south, this 1.5 mile walk passes through some delightful areas including some Sites of Special Scientific Interest and offers stunning views of old slate quarries and the imposing Cadair Idris. The Welsh slate industry was once renowned throughout the world. From the roofs of British households to billiard tables, classroom blackboards and even castles, these dark Welsh slabs had scores of practical uses. Walkers to the Northern Mid Wales area are now able to witness the changes the industry brought, both to the landscape and communities that supported it, thanks to a series of themed slate walks.

Snowdonia National Parks

Snowdonia National Parks

View of Snowdon


Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons

Four Wells Ramblers

The Four Well Ramblers are based in Mid Wales in the area bounded by the Powys Spa towns of Llandrindod, Builth, Llanwrtydd and Llangamarch Wells. These ramblers will walk on alternate Saturdays in areas of outstanding natural beauty including. Discover walks in the Black Mountains and this rambling group will walk in the Brecon Beacons the Elan Valley and also in Radnor Forest. The group welcomes new walkers and visitors.

Gilfach Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre

A centre that offers a wide variety of habitats, high moorland to enclosed meadow; oak woodland to rocky upland river - Rhayader

Glyndwr's Way

Glyndwr's Way Path

Glyndwr's Way & Offa's Dyke Walk

Glyndwr's Way & Offa's Dyke Walk

Hafren Forest

Due to the reforestation effort that began in the 1930's, Hafren Forest now covers a might 40 square kilometres. This beautiful forest surrounded by a once distant moorland that is a preserve only to sheep and deserted lead mines. The river's source, which is easily accessible from the forest, is also the starting point for Britain longest riverside walk along the Severn Way

Kevin Walker Mountain Activities

Learn the mysteries of navigation, map reading, map interpretation, and compass work, hone existing skills and learn some new ones on our range of popular navigation courses.

Leaping Stiles in Mid Wales

Leaping Stiles can help you discover the completely excellent walking that can be found in Mid Wales. This site has a selection of excellent walks to enable you to fully experience this unique area.

Powys Ramblers

Powys Area Ramblers - The Ramblers' Association is Britain's largest organisation working for walkers. The Radnor Forest Valley lies within the heart of rural Mid Wales, and the unspoilt, dramatic countryside of the historic county of Radnorshire has long been described as one of Britain's best kept secrets.

Brecon Beacons Wildlife Walks

The Brecon Beacons National Park, with support from Tourism Partnership Mid Wales, has launched a brand new booklet of wildlife walks - Wildlife Walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park - packed with flora and fauna and aimed specifically at those looking for a relaxing stroll on a sunny afternoon. Based in the Brecon Beacons National Park, walks are also available in the hills and mountains of mid and north Wales. Walking and walking routes and holidays in the Brecon Beacons UK.

Ride & Hike is a pick-up and drop-off service based in Brecon, specifically designed for walkers and cyclists, so you can really explore the Brecon Beacons.


Talybont-on-Usk lie alongside the sweeping Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park. These wild woods are home to a menagerie of wildlife including badgers, bats, otters, hares and foxes while the easily accessible bird hide overlooking the reservoir is the ideal spot to watch peregrine, buzzards, kestrels and even visiting ospreys. Including Offas Dyke in Mid Wales. An area of outstanding natural beauty, providing the walker with an abundance of stunning scenery and local hospitality to enjoy on the way. Find, routes, maps and descriptions of a variety of walks in and around the lovely Upper Swansea Valley, Powys.

Wye Valley Walk

Take a look at this walk through the Wye Valley. The route follows the course of the river Wye as it travels through Monmouth and past Builth Wells to Rhayader where it finds its source deep within the Hafren Forest, a place known for its sparse, remote beauty. The Wye Valley Walk straddles across England and Wales' borders, visiting dramatic limestone gorges, and traversing the hilly ruggedness of Mid Wales and the undulating countryside of Herefordshire.