Wales Snowdonia Castle of the Winds
Wales Conwy Castle
Wales Portmeirion 2

Wild Wales is the perfect place to get away from it all and explore nature. With some of the United Kingdom’s best hiking trails and the ever popular Snowdonia National Park (home to the highest mountain in both England and Wales), visitors have been coming to Wales for natural beauty for centuries.

However, there’s much more to this fiercely proud country. Wales’ history is laid bare in its many historic buildings and castles, which dot the landscape from beachfront to mountaintop. Its coastal paths, beaches and islands might be windswept and chilly, but they are also beautiful and tranquil.

Finally, there’s the famous Welsh welcome. Join a Welsh crowd to watch their red-shirted rugby team and you’ll soon feel like an old friend. There’s a Welsh word that sums up how many visitors feel about Wales — hiraeth, which roughly translates as a longing for home. Those leaving after a trip will know exactly how that feels.

Walking in the UK

An essential guide to planning a walking holiday in the UK

I’ve been walking the coasts, fells and fens of the UK for decades, revisiting the popular spots and seeking out hidden gems in my role as a travel journalist and TV researcher. For a group of small islands, we are truly spoiled for choice in the UK when it comes to walking holidays. There are the obvious – and often busy – walking hotspots, but also myriad quieter corners that even few native Brits are familiar with...read more

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  • Brecon Beacons National Park

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  • Monmouthshire

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  • Pembrokeshire

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  • Powys

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  • Snowdonia National Park

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  • Anglesey

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  • Llyn Peninsula

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Wales Tours

Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path South

Self-guided walking holiday

5 daysFrom £400
Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path North

Self-guided walking holiday

4 daysFrom £320
Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

Self-guided walking holiday

12 daysFrom £1,020
Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path West

Self-guided walking holiday

5 daysFrom £400
England, Wales

Offa's Dyke

Explore the famous Wye Valley

8 daysFrom £695
Powys

Lon Las Cymru Mid Wales

Bike a stunning segment of the Welsh National Cycle route

7 daysFrom £810

Wales Travel Companies

The United Kingdom

Macs Adventure

Active adventures at home and abroad
The United Kingdom

Encounter Walking Holidays

Self-guided walks in South West England & Wales
Europe

Walkers' Britain

Explore the UK & Europe with Walkers' Britain
The United Kingdom

Wheely Wonderful Cycling

Self-guided biking in England & Wales
Pembrokeshire

VIP Wales

Guided & self-guided walking holidays in Pembrokeshire
Brecon Beacons National Park

Treads & Trails

Guided adventures in the Brecon Beacons
Wales

Adventure Tours UK

Authentic adventures in some of the UK's wildest places
The United Kingdom

Contours Holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

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