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Long Distance Trails

ardudwy Ardudwy Way

A two or three day walk of 24  miles between Barmouth and the hills behind Harlech on Cardigan Bay. The walk can be combined with the Mawddach Way for a longer break.
Both walks can easily be accessed by an excellent bus and train services from a single base. More information http://www.taithardudwyway.com/

 

clwydian Clwydian Way

The Clwydian Way is a 122 mile Circular Long Distance Footpath, created to celebrate the Millennium, it takes the walker through some of North Wales' finest countryside. The classic route starts and ends in the traditional seaside resort of Prestatyn, which is well served by bus and rail connections. The route uses public rights of way and is trailmarked with a distinctive white disc featuring the Buzzard. More information http://www.clwydianway.co.uk/index.html

 

deevalley The Dee Valley Way

The Dee Valley Way is a 15 mile route along the Northern side of the River Dee between Corwen and Llangollen. It can be combined with the North Berwyn Way which also links these two towns on the Southern side of the river. More information http://www.deevalleywalks.com/thedeeveeway.htm

 

glyndwr Glyndwr Way

The  Glyndwr Way is a 135 mile National Trail. Starting at Knighton on the English border, it goes across open moorland, farmland and forest into the town of Machynlleth to finish by the Montgomeryshire Canal in Welshpool.  More information http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/glyndwrsway/index.asp?PageId=1

 

hiraethog Hiraethog Trail

This 33mile route goes around the wild and rugged area of the Denbigh Moors. The route takes in Drovers Roads, Ancient Trackways and goes over moorland, across farmland, through forests and alongside streams. More information http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Hiraethog+Trail

 

llyncoast Llŷn Coast Path

The Llŷn Coastal Path is 91 miles in length and extends from Caernarfon along the north coast of Llŷn to Uwchmynydd and then follows the south coast to Porthmadog. More information http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?doc=25903&Language=1

 

maelor Maelor Way

This is a beautiful short 24 mile route linking the Offa’s Dyke Path  near Chirk in Wales with the Sandstone Trail at Grindley Brook on the Shropshire and Cheshire Border in England. For more information visit http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Maelor+Way

 

mawddach Mawddach Way

The Mawddach Way is a 30 mile walk which uses existing footpaths and permissive paths to make a circuit of the hills either side of the estuary, passing through woodland, pasture and open country. It can be linked with the Ardudwy Trail between Barmouth and Llandecwyn. More information http://mawddachway.co.uk/

 

northberwyn North Berwyn Way

The North Berwyn Way is a 24km/15mile route along the  Southern side of the River Dee between Corwen and Llangollen. It can be combined with the Dee Valley Way which also links these two towns on the Northern side of the river. More information http://www.deevalleywalks.com/berwyn1.htm

 

northwales North Wales Path

This is a 60 mile long distance trail which links Prestatyn with Bangor. The route is partly coastal and partly in the foothills of Snowdonia. It is accessible from the North Wales Coast with excellent public transport links for the whole of its length. More information http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=North+Wales+Path#

 

nwpilgrims North Wales Pilgrims Way

This is a 130 mile Trail that is being developed across North Wales. It visits shrines, churches, chapels, wells and retreats between Basingwerk Abbey on Deeside in Flintshire and Bardsey Island off the West Coast of Wales. A Guide Book is in preparation and it is planned to formally open the route in 2013. For more information visit http://www.pilgrims-way-north-wales.org/

 

offasdyke Offa’s Dyke Path

A 179 mile long distance trail between Chepstow on the Severn Estuary and Prestatyn on Liverpool Bay. The  path, for much of its length, is close to the English and Welsh Borders. For more information visit http://www.offasdyke.demon.co.uk/

 

watsdyke Wat’s Dyke Way

This 61 mile Heritage Trail follows another Dyke that was constructed in the 8th Century to separate England and Wales.  The route passes through or near to many historical and archaeological features.  For more information  www.watsdykeway.org/

 

ynysmon Ynys Môn Coast Path

This is a 125 mile Circular Coast Path around the Isle of Angelsey. More information http://www.visitanglesey.co.uk/en-GB/anglesey_coastal_path-103.aspx