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Best Walks from Castleton and Hope in the Peak District

Walking in England

With areas as varied as The Lake District, South Downs, Shropshire, Peak District and the Yorkshire Dales – there’s something for every walker. There are mountains – with the highest mountains of Scafell Pike and Helvellyn being particularly popular, but not to forget the lower and popular hills such as Ingleborough and Kinder Scout.

Walking in Northern Ireland

Walking in Northern Ireland

With a coastline stretching for 385 kilometres, several mountainous areas, the largest lake in the United Kingdom, the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site, 7 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), many Game of Thrones locations, several well developed recreational forest areas, and with peace now firmly established, Northern Ireland is emerging as a magnet …

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Walks in the Moelwynion

The Moelwynion are a range of hills right next to Snowdon, and often overlooked. They include the peaks of Cnicht (a.k.a. the Welsh Matterhorn) as well as the eponymous Moelwyn Mawr and Moelwyn Bach. The range is also tenuously linked to Moel Siabod in the north, though that’s not only for convenience. A complete traverse …

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Walk up Rhinog Fawr from Graigddu-isaf

Walks in the Rhinogydd

The Rhinogydd are a wild range of hills in central Snowdonia that are rougher than anything else south of Scotland. We recommend that anyone venturing into these hills have hill walking experience and that seasoned walkers brace themselves for what’s ahead of them.

Arenig Fawr and Moel Llyfnant Circular Walk

Walks in the Arenig Hills

The Arenig are the most disparate range in the park, and are more of a region than a range proper. The region roughly forms an area from Blaenau Ffestiniog, to Penmachno, Y Bala and as far south as Dolgellau. Some of the terrain is similar to the Rhinogydd, especially the eastern slopes of Arenig Fawr …

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Carnedd Dafydd and Llewelyn Circular Walk from Bethesda

Walks on the Carneddau

The Carneddau Mountains are the largest areas of land over 900m south of Scotland. The Carneddau ramble on from Conwy down to Betws y Coed and Ogwen. The far north consists of little peaks that rise from the sea, rocky outcrops that have made travel to and from the Arfon area difficult for millennia. Now, …

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The Gribin Ridge Scramble up Glyder Fach

Walks on The Glyderau and Tryfan

The Glyderau mountain range in Snowdonia, lie directly opposite the Carneddau,  whose craggy Ogwen aspect draw walkers and climbers alike. Tryfan and Bristly ridge offer superb scrambling, as do the many other routes to the top of Y Garn and the Glyderau. As a contrast, the Llanberis Pass side of these mountains has little in …

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The Gribin Ridge Scramble up Glyder Fach

Walking in Snowdonia National Park

There many awesome walks in Snowdonia National Park. From walks up Snowdon, Glyderau* and Carneddau to Rhinogydd and Cader Idris. The peak of Tryfan is as iconic a mountain as you can get, and with summits like Glyder Fawr and the Nantlle Ridge there’s something for everyone. Not forgetting Crib Goch and the Snowdon Horseshoe! There’s also walking for all abilities from low level family walks in Snowdonia such as the walk to Cwm Idwal, moderate walks …

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Walking in Wales

Wales has a varied selection of walking routes, and you’ll find something below to fit your needs. The walks in Wales vary from the high mountains of Snowdonia and Snowdon to the all Wales Coast Path that covers the entire welsh coastline. There are also many walks outside the protected areas mentioned below, with the …

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Rhinog Fach Cambrian Way Stage 14 – Barmouth to Maentwrog – The Rhinogydd

Best Walks in the Rhinogydd Hills

The Rhinogydd are infamous as being the roughest hills this side of Knoydart, and even then it’s a close run thing. Forming the rotten ‘tooth’ centre of what’s known as the Harlech Dome, these are the oldest rocks in Snowdonia, broken down by nature over millennia. Whilst the southern end of the range, if you …

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