North Wales Area Ramblers

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Long Distance Paths

Long Distance Trails

 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

Cambrian Way

Wales's most challenging long distance trail, around 290 miles (468km) long. A Coast to Coast path from Cardiff to Conwy. It is a high level walk traversing the highest and wildest parts of Wales. The ascent totals approximately 78,000 feet (23,800 metres) - (double Pennine Way). The route is generally unwaymarked so good navigation skills are essential, especially in cloud. More information

 Clwydian Way

The Clwydian Way is a 122 mile Circular Long Distance Footpath, created to celebrate the Millennium, it takes the walker throughsome 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

 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

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

 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

 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

Snowdonia Slate Trail

This is an 85 mile circular trail which enables walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages throughout Snowdonia. The route starts at Porth Penrhyn near Bangor and ends at Bethesda. For more information visit

 Wales Coast Path /Llwybr Arfordir Cymru

The Wales Coast Path is 870 miles long and is the longest continuous path along a nation’s coastline. Much of the path is within easy reach of our coastal towns so access to the path is remarkably easy. For more information visit

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

Thursday, January 24, 2019