Long Distance Paths

The Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail

The Sandstone Trail is a 54km long trail from Frodsham in Cheshire to Whitchurch in Shropshire. Established in 1974, the Sandstone Trail was been extended in the 90s to include Frodsham and Witchurch, rather than starting and ending in more remote locations that were difficult to get to by public transport. The trail follows Cheshire’s …

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The Maelor Way

The Maelor Way

The Maelor Way is a walking trail in North East Wales that is largely within the county of Wrexham, but following the border with England for a large distance. It starts at Castle Mill near Chirk, where it joins with both Offa’s Dyke National Trail and the Ceiriog Valley Walk local trail. The Maelor Way …

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The Brenig Way

The Brenig Way is a mid level walk in North Wales that takes you from Corwen to the upland reservoir of Llyn Brenig. It has been established by Denbighshire council and is a promoted route for walkers in this quiet and rural part of the county.  Starting off along the Dee Valley, and visiting the …

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The Snowdonia Slate Trail

The Snowdonia Slate Trail

The Snowdonia Slate Trail is a 134km (83 mile) trail which enables walkers to explore the industrial heritage of the slate villages of northern Snowdonia. The route starts at Porth Penrhyn near Bangor and ends at Bethesda and attracts walkers to villages such as Llanllechid, Bethesda, Dinorwig, Llanberis, Waunfawr, Nantlle, Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Croesor, Ffestiniog and …

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Hebridean Way

Hebridean Way

When it was opened by Scottish Natural Heritage in 2017, the Hebridean Way became the fifth official long-distance route in Scotland, stretching 247km (155 miles) along the length of the Outer Hebrides from Vatersay (Bhatarsaigh) in the south to Stornoway (Steornabhagh) in the north. The route crosses 10 islands linked by six causeways and two …

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The Snowdonia Way

The Snowdonia Way

The Snowdonia Way The Snowdonia Way is a long-distance walking trail that runs for 156 km through the mountains of North Wales. Starting in Machynlleth and finishing in Conwy, the trail is a low-level route traversing the entire National Park, taking walkers along the valleys, through woodlands and past lakes and rivers. It can be …

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The Ardudwy Way – South

This is the first section from Barmouth to Tal-y-bont railway stations of the Ardudwy Way which is a little known multiday path that crosses the western side of the Rhinogydd from Barmouth in the south to Llandecwyn in the north. We completed this as part of a multiday walk from Machynlleth to Llanbedr. The Route 1 …

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The Across Wales Challenge Walk

Here’s an epic walking challenge that’s difficult, but with proper preparation, within the ability of a fit walker. The Across Wales Challenge Walk is a serious 73km challenge walk from the Welsh border to the sea, all undertook in 18 hours!. It starts off around 500m from Anchor, Shropshire, slap bang on the Wales-England border, with little …

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Cadair Idris Fox’s Path Walking Route

The Meirionnydd Round

If the Paddy Buckley Round isn’t sufficient Snowdonia for your challenge, then there is one other that’s tougher in terms of statistics but by virtue of geography poses as much of a problem of route finding as it does physically. The Meirionnydd Round was devised by Yiannis Tridimas in 1993, and covers most of the …

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The Paddy Buckley Round

The Paddy Buckley Round (PBR) in Snowdonia along with the Ramsay Round in Lochaber and the Bob Graham Round in the Lakes make up the UK Big 3 Rounds. Basically, the Big 3 are the toughest 24 hour fell running challenges in the UK, or at least the toughest formalised and/or popular ones! It was devised …

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The Oxford Canal Walk

The Oxford Canal Walk is a long distance walk along the Oxford Canal from Coventry to Oxford. This definitely isn’t taxing, but the 123 km or so it covers means that you’ll need a few days to walk the lot! More information can be found for the whole route at the following link – Oxford …

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North Berwyn Way

North Berwyn Way

The North Berwyn Way is a waymarked trail in the Berwyn hills promoted by Denbighshire council. The North Berwyn Way follows the northern foothills of the Berwyn Range, following the southern boundary of the Clwydian Hills and Dee Valley AONB. This makes a suitable mid level route, or it can be combined with the Dee …

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Gritstone Trail Central – Tegg’s Nose to Timbersbrook

This is the second section of the Gritstone Trail is a 55km trail that crosses Cheshire’s Peak District from Disley in the north to Kidsgrove and Staffordshire in the south. This section starts from the Tegg’s Nose country park and finishes in Timbersbrook. The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 300 metres – a surprise for those who …

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