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 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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Ynys Llanddwyn

Fall in Love with Ynys Llanddwyn

This is an easy to follow walking route to the beautiful Ynys Llanddwyn on Anglesey’s west coast. The walk takes you along possibly the most beautiful beach on the island, with an alternative walk via the forestry plantation if you find the sand gets in your sandals. Ynys Llanddwyn is associated with the Welsh patron …

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The Best Walking Routes on Anglesey

Often overshadowed by the mountains of Snowdonia, the walking on Ynys Mon, or Anglesey shouldn’t be underestimated. Not only are there plenty of easier walks, suitable for all the family, there’s the entire coastal path to polish off! We’ve already got more than 50 routes of various kinds on the site, and still growing, here’s …

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Siabod Daear Ddu

Daear Ddu Moel Siabod Scramble

The Best Route up Moel Siabod has to be scrambling up Daear Ddu. It’s a relatively straightforward scramble that follows the Daear Ddu ridge from Pont Cyfyng, with most of the trickier sections being avoidable. The Route  If ascended along the tourist path that starts at the Plas y Brenin, one would be forgiven for …

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Walk up Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

Walk up Moel Hebog from Beddgelert

The peak of Moel Hebog dominates the village of Beddgelert. This is the classic walking route up Moel Hebog from Beddgelert, with an interesting return over the smaller outlying summits of Moel yr Ogof where Owain Glyndwr is said to have hidden from the English, and Moel Lefn. It’s topped off by a return through the forest …

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Snowdonia Walks from Betws-y-Coed

There are many circular walks from Snowdonia’s Betws-y-coed, not surprising considering the number of lakes near Betws-y-coed such as Llyn Elsi and Llyn Parc. Nestling in the Gwydyr Forest, walks are usually either through the trees, a river walk or involve a lake or two. More often than not, you’ll get the lot! With waterfalls …

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