Walks in North Wales

Walks in North Wales

Walks in North Wales

Mud and Routes features literally hundreds of quality free Walks in North Wales, from family friendly easy low level walks, to circular coastal walks and the best hill walking routes. That’s not to mention the Mountain Biking and trail running routes. There are so many beautiful areas to visit in North Wales you’ll be hard pushed to know where to start!

The spectacular Snowdonia is world famous for it’s it’s summits, with the best mountain walks in Wales on offer. Check out our Snowdonia page for all your options, from the big names such as Snowdon, Tryfan and Y Glyderau to easier low level walks for families, such as the Aber falls and Cwm Idwal to name but a few.

Coastal walks in North Wales can be found in abundance with three of the official Wales Coast Path sections surrounding the area. Two of which deserve their own pages on the site, the isle of Anglesey and the Llyn Peninsula.

There’s also good walks in North East Wales, with the Offa’s Dyke National Trail passing through, as well as the Clwydian Range of hills, which has the very popular Moel Famau as a particular highlight.

Mountain bike fans are spoilt for choice, with centres in Coed y Brenin and Llandegla, as well as routes all across the region.

All our North Wales routes come with Ordnance Survey mapping, downloadable GPX files for GPS devices and either a detailed description written by ourselves, or a link to our carefully curated routes on selected partner websites.

To see our full selection of walks in North Wales scroll below.

The Bochlwyd Horseshoe

The Bochlwyd Horseshoe

The Bochlwyd Horseshoe is one of the definitive routes in North Wales, perhaps only bested by the Snowdon Horseshoe. It is one of the most adventurous outings you can have without having to resort to ropes or harnesses and, it takes in a number of the most photographed locations in Snowdonia along the way. We’re …

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Cader Idris Minffordd Path

Cader Idris via Mynydd Moel Path

The Mynydd Moel Path up Cader Idris is an alternative to the more popular route up the Minffordd path with which it shares the first section. While it isn’t a classic ridge walk like the Minffordd Path, the approach via Mynydd Moel has the advantage of avoiding the crowds and with alternative views over Llyn …

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Snowdon South Ridge from Rhyd Ddu

The Snowdon South Ridge path usually elicits a blank expression on most walkers when you mention routes up Snowdon. Those in the know however, realise that this is an absolute gem of a route that stands modestly in the shadows, shunning the limelight. In comparison, the PYG, Miners Track and Watkin Paths are cheap, talentless …

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Snowdon via The Watkin Path

Snowdon via The Watkin Path

The Watkin Path up Snowdon offers an alternative to the more popular walks from Llanberis and Pen y Pass such as the PYG and Miner’s Tracks. It’s still a very popular path, and rightly so. It provides a variety of walking that none of the other routes to the summit of Snowdon can boast. The Watkin …

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Walk up the Snowdon Ranger Path

Walk up the Snowdon Ranger Path

The Snowdon Ranger path is one of the quieter approaches to the summit of Snowdon which takes it’s name from the Snowdon Ranger YH, or rather from when it was a hotel  which specialised in providing guides for the walk up Snowdon. Starting from the shores of Llyn Cwellyn (and newly christened Lwybr Cwellyn to …

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Liberty Hall Walk from Corwen

Liberty Hall Walk from Corwen

The northern end of the Berwyn Hills are part of the Clwydian and Dee Valley AONB, and the Liberty Hall Walk from Corwen takes you up onto Bryn Llys and to the old hunting lodge of Liberty Hall.  Corwen is a small town which is known for it’s links to Owain Glyndwr who declared himself …

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