Walking Holiday in Wales on
|Walk Glyndwr's Way, one of Wales' long distance walking trails. Hiking in the Heart of Wales from Knighton to Welshpool via Lake Vyrnwy , Machynlleth, Lyn Glaslyn , Llanidloes, and Abbey Cwm-hir.||Glyndwr's Way is a 135 mile (217 km) clearly way-marked long-distance walking trail. This hiking tour can be walked in either direction.|
10 days walking
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|Online Booking Available|
Knighton to Welshpool
12 day itinerary
Day 1: Arrive at Knighton
Day 2: Knighton to Felindre 15 miles
Day 3: Felindre to Abbeycwmhir 16 miles
Day 4: Abbeycwmhir to Llanidloes 16 miles
Day 5: Llanidloes to Dyliffe 15 miles
Day 6: Dyliffe to Machynlleth 15 miles
Day 7: Machynlleth to Llanbrynmair 16 miles
Day 8: Llanbrynmair to Llangadfan 11 miles
Day 9: Llangadfan to Lake Vrnwy 7 miles
Day 10: Lake Vrnwry to Meifod 15 miles
Day 11: Meifod to Welshpool 11 miles
Day 12: Depart after breakfast
Way is the youngest of Wales' three National Walking Trails, others being
Offa's Dyke Path and The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. The walking holiday begins on the English border, and traverses open moorland, farmland and forest en-route to Machynlleth, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Then you walk eastwards and inland again, hiking past beautiful Lake Vyrnwy, to finish the Glyndwr's Way walking holiday in Welshpool.
|This Welsh self
guided walking holiday hikes through some of the highlights of Wales and
is a great introduction to walking holidays in Wales and the UK.
The Glyndwr's Way tour walks through some of Wales' most spectacular landscapes full of wildlife and heritage and The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Steam Railway is on route, one of Wales' great little steam railways.
Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales in 1401. His army and guerrilla forces
fought against English domination, a battle for Welsh independence which
continues in a less violent form until this day. Glyndwr's Way remembers
this folk hero's contribution to the Welsh nation. Machynlleth, where he
established his parliament, is one of several sites en route linked to his
life and work.
This is popular walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and site-seeing.
can walk this hiking tour over 10 days at about 13 miles per day. You can
also make it into a circular walk by returning to Knighton by way of Offa's
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
|How to get there|
Plane to Bristol, Cardiff, Manchester, where we can arrange transfer
By Car to Knighton where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Knighton, Welshpool
|What our customers say:|
|"Thank you for a very good walk along Glyndwr's Way. It all went to plan, even the weather. All accommodations and arrangements went according to plan." Ray Young, UK 2014|