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8th September 2017

Take a break and enjoy the stunning Welsh countryside. With its inspirational scenery, explore the walking trails from the gorgeous Pembrokeshire Coast Path to the wild Brecon Beacons.

Grab those walking boots and discover the glorious Welsh coastline or tackle the impressive mountain trails, as we introduce you to the best way to get outdoors and enjoy the best that Wales has to offer.

 

Pembrokeshire Coast Path

 

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St.Govan's Chapel, St Govan's Head, Nr Bosherston, SA71 5DR

 

Steeped in history the Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs along the coastline, taking in some the most amazing scenery Wales has to offer. Running for a total of 186 miles, you’ll encounter sea cliffs, golden beaches and seabirds and you breathe in the wonderful sea air. With most visitors walking a small section at a time, Visit Pembrokeshire offers suggested path stages to explore.

Looking for somewhere to stay? Try St David’s Lleithyr Meadow Caravan and Motorhome Club Site, the perfect base to explore the coast path from.

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Brecon, River Usk and Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

 

WalkinginWales Brecon Canal

A tunnel along the canal walk

 

Perfect for young families, this 4.3-mile route can generally be walked by everyone no matter what the age. A stunning part riverside, part canal towpath trek, this walk is more gentle ramble than full-on hiking.

Looking for somewhere to stay? Try Pencelli Castle Caravan and Camping Park for a small and peaceful site located near Brecon.

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Four Falls Walk

 

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Sgwd yr Eira - one of the four waterfalls that give the Four Falls Walk its name

 

Starting at the Cwm Porth car park, where the River Mellte disappears into the biggest cave entrance in Wales, the Four Falls Walk passes through the forest as it passes along the path of four small rivers: the Mellte, Hepste, Pyrddin and the Neath Fechan.

Looking for somewhere to stay? Just a short drive from the start of the trail, Grawen Caravan and Camping Park is the ideal location to discover Waterfall Country.

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Cwm Idwal walk

 

 

WalkinginWales Cwm Idwal

Photo by Colin Gregory

 

Offering some of the most dramatic mountainous scenery in the UK, take a walk through the oldest National Nature Reserve in Wales as you visit Snowdonia National Park. World famous for its rock formations, this 3-mile trail takes in some steep sections along mountain paths, leading up to Llyn Idwal and its lakeshore.

Looking for somewhere to stay? Ogwen Bank Holiday Park and Country Club and is on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, making it within easy reach of the Cwm Idwal walk.

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Marloes Peninsula coastal walk

 

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St Bride's Bay

 

Discover the glorious heathland peninsula and its amazing views over the Pembrokeshire coast as you take in the beautiful wildlife. Explore the wonderful coastal route as you start the 4-mile trek through Marloes Mere before taking in the magnificent views across St Bride’s Bay towards Solva Coast, St David’s Peninsula and Ramsey Island.

Looking for somewhere to stay? Try Creampots Touring Caravan and Camping Park, a campsite ideally situated near St Bride’s Bay, perfectly placed for exploring the Marloes Peninsula. 

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