Archives: Walks by Area

Best Walks in the Moelwynion

The Moelwynion are a complex set of hills, with Moel Siabod bolted on not just for convenience, but also as it does all feel like one range once you’ve walked them all in one trip. It would be a bit like excluding Tal-y-fan from the Carneddau just because it’s a bit too northern for your …

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The Best Walks in the Carneddau

The Carneddau mountains are unrivalled in their scale in Snowdonia, even compared to Snowdon itself. The terrain is also less mountainous in places, with a vast selection of routes available. The main starting points for walking the Carneddau are Aber in the north, Bethesda in the West, Ogwen to the South and Capel Curig to the …

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Walk up Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Wild Route

Walking in Denbighshire

Denbighshire includes such varied walking areas as the Wales Coast Path to the north, the Clwydian Hills and Dee Valley AONB , a section of Mynydd Hiraethog and the wild and remote Berwyn Hills to the south. You can walk the entire county from North to South by following the Offa’s Dyke National Trail, which …

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Walk up Kinder Scout from Edale via Grindsbrook Clough

Walking in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is one of England’s finest counties for walking. It includes the lion’s share of the English Peak District National Park, which covers the north west of the county. This includes such classic walking areas as Edale, Hope and Castleton and Ladybower Reservoir. The primary hills of Kinder Scout and Bleaklow of the Dark Peak …

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Woodland Walks in Snowdonia

Snowdonia is best known for its mountain walking, but also has ample lower level woodland walks to enjoy. Some routes take in the ancient woodland of the Celtic Rainforests, while others follow easier tracks in forest that was more recently planted. Conifer plantations can provide tedious walking, but the planting has become more diverse in …

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Moel Siabod from Capel Curig and Plas y Brenin

Walks with Lakes in Snowdonia

Finding walk in Snowdonia that doesn’t feature a lake at some point would be a rather difficult task, with the glacial landscape peppered with ribbon lakes and glacial tarns. The walks below range from easy walks around one of the most scenic lowland lake – Llyn Dinas – that can be walked as a short …

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Winter Hill Walks in Snowdonia

The Snowdonia Mountains in winter are both magical and treacherous, especially under full winter conditions. For those walkers with winter skills, and the proper equipment for hill walking in snow, there can be no better time to visit these mountains. The Carneddau mountains are heavily represented for the simple reason that you’re more likely to …

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Walking in Surrey and the Surrey Hills

Easy access THE SURREY Hills are often overlooked by walkers and hikers in favour of more rugged areas in northern England, Wales and Scotland. Sure, they’re more rolling agricultural land and heather-strewn commons than Himalayan foothills. But nonetheless the area offers some exquisite walking on a vast network of long distance paths and shorter trails. …

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The Buttermere Ridge - High Stile to Haystacks

Walks in the Lake District’s Western Fells

The Lake District’s Western Fells are an expansive area of mountains stretching from Wastwater in the south, to Buttermere in the north. It includes a number of ridges including the Mosedale Horseshoe and High Stile. There’s also the iconic Great Gable that dominates Wasdale. Notable peaks inclde Pillar, Kirk Fell and Seatallan among a total of 33 Wainwrights.