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Rhossili Bay and Headland Walk

Rhossili Bay and Headland Walk

Set at the far western edge of the Gower Peninsula – Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, Rhossili Bay is a three mile expanse of golden sand backed by dunes and high downs bejewelled with ancient historic sites and tales of Vikings. This figure-of-eight route first follows the shore of the bay itself to …

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The Landsker Borderlands Trail

The Landsker Borderland Trail is a Long Distance Trail in southern Sir Benfro / Pembrokeshire and Sir Gaerfyrddin / Carmarthenshire. It was devised by The South Pembrokeshire Action for Rural Communities to attract walkers from the busier coastal honeypots to the quieter parts of the region. Only the first section of the trail from Canaston …

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Dinas Island and Pen y Fan Walk

This circular walk follows the Pembrokeshire Coast Path from Pwllgwaelod around the headland of Ynys Dinas / Dinas Island. The walk takes you up the coastal hill of Pen y Fan (not to be confused with the ‘other’ Pen y Fan in South Wales!) that marks the highest point of Dinas Head along high cliffs, …

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Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du Walk

Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du Walk

Until recently, the peaks of the Western Beacons, also known as the Carmarthenshire Fans, or locally as the Black Mountain/Mynydd Du (not to be confused with the Black Mountains in the East of the Brecon Beacons National Park), were way off the beaten track, known only to the few solace seeking walkers who enjoyed having …

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Best Mountain Walks in Snowdonia

Walk the Carneddau from Ogwen to Aber

This Snowdonia Ridge Walk is the classic traverse of the expansive Carneddau from Ogwen over to Aber via the main summits of Carnedd Dafydd and Llewelyn.. If you want to get a feel for these spacious hills, then this walk provides all that This route avoids the loose scree ascent from Ogwen and follows a much more satisfying scramble up the south eastern …

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Loweswater Accessible Walk

Loweswater Accessible Walk

This easy Lake District walk starts just outside of Loweswater village in the Western corner of the Lake District, the route crosses farming fields to reach the shore of Loweswater lake. A well-defined trail loops through Holme Wood, offering spectacular views of the lake and surrounding fells. As part of the Lake District National Park’s …

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Glyndŵr’s Way National Trail

Glyndŵr’s Way National Trail is located in Mid Wales and takes you between the towns of Knighton on the English border, Machynlleth and Welshpool as well as numerous smaller towns and villages in between. including Llanbadarn Fynydd, Llanidloes, Llangadfan, and Dylife. The path was granted National Trail status in 2002 to both commemorate the millennium …

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Walla Crag from Keswick 5

Walla Crag from Keswick

This is a short walk up to Walla Crag near Keswick in the Lake District.  Despite being only 379 metres in height, and technically a viewpoint rather than a hill (as it lacks any prominence – only 24 metres) it is nevertheless one of Wainwright’s Central Fells. It’s well known that Wainwright wasn’t tied down …

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Walk up Slieve Gullion

Walk up Slieve Gullion

Towering above a ring of low, rugged hills known collectively as The Ring of Gullion, County Armagh’s highest peak Slieve Gullion (573m) commands a prominent position at the centre of the Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This unique landscape was the first ring dyke in the world to be geologically mapped. …

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