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 Ardudwy Way – North

This is the northern and final section 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. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Hard Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route This is the northern section of this route. Further, more detailed …

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The Ardudwy Way – Central

This is the central section 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. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Hard Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route This is the central section of this route. Further, more detailed information is …

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The Ardudwy Way

The Ardudwy Way  is a little known multiday path that crosses the western side of the Rhinogydd from Barmouth in the south to Llandecwyn in the north. Either complete it on it’s own or use it in order to create a loop when traversing the peaks. The Route  starts off in Barmouth and heads straight up …

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Moel Famau Walk from Moel Famau Car Park

Walk up Moel Famau from Loggerheads

Moel Famau is the highest point on the Clwydian Range and can be reached with this reasonably easy hill walk in a few hours. Can also be extended with some of the other Clwydian Routes. The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk. More Information

Castle Walk from Denbigh

Visit the countryside around this historic town before returning to the town and it’s medieval castle. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Easy Moderate Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk. More Information

Llyn Brenig Walk – Hen Ddinbych

A very short route with a lot of historical interest on the shores of Llyn Brenig. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Very Easy Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route starts on the shores of Llyn Brenig and has a lot of historic interest such as bronze age burial mounds and mediaeval homesteads. You can download an excellent leaflet …

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Pincyn Llys from Cyffylliog

A circular route along the Hiraethog Trail from the village of Cyffylliog to the viewpoint of Pincyn Llys. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Moderate Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk. More Information

Afon Clywedog walk from Rhewl

Follow the Clwydian Way down the Afon Clywedog for a pleasant half day out from Rhewl. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Easy Moderate Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk. More Information

Llandegla Long Walking Route

Llandegla may be better known as a mountain biking centre, but there are also some walking trails in the forest. This is the longest of them. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Moderate Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk. …

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Caer Drewyn Walk from Corwen

An easy route to an iron age hill fort from Corwen. Not too challenging, but still with a bit of a climb, makes this is an ideal family walk. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Easy Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details …

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The Berwyn Range and Cwm Pennant from Llandrillo

Cadair Berwyn Walk from Llandrillo

To the south of the Clwydian Range lies the Berwyn hills, which fall neither in the Snowdonia National Park or the Clwydian Range AONB. This is a walk to the highest summit from Llandrillo. Difficulties: Activity Type: Walks —-Hard Walk Submitted by: daveroberts The Route This is a challenging hill walk to Cadair Berwyn across …

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Llangollen History Trail

The Llangollen History Trail takes in the Horseshoe Falls, Valle Crucis Abbey and Castell Dinas Bran along the way. The Clwydian Hills are probably one of the best kept secrets in North Wales. There are many walking routes in the area, this is one from the official Clwydian AONB site. The Route The walk start …

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Four Valleys Path

This a route that was once promoted by Gwynedd Council, but appears no longer supported on their site. The image of the way mark below was taken over five years ago and it had seen better days even then. It crosses from the Nantlle Valley, to the Gwyrfai, Padarn and Ogwen valleys, each of which has seen scarring …

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The North Wales Path

This a long distance footpath that starts off in Prestatyn and ends in Bangor, crossing some diverse terrain on the way. The Route Download a leaflet with maps from the Conwy Council site – here. The ‘official’ route goes in the opposite direction, but that seems a strange choice when you consider that the highlight …

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