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 Europe

A complete guide to walking and hiking trips in Europe

A journey of a thousand miles may begin, as the Taoist proverb goes, with a single step. But when it comes to walking holidays in Europe, that first step comes well before you set foot on a trail. Planning – deciding your destination and route, scheduling your departure, choosing your preferred kind of accommodation and level of support, packing the right kit, and many more factors besides – is key to ensuring that your hiking trip is safe, successful and enjoyable...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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Wales Tours

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path South

Self-guided walking holiday

5 daysFrom £400
Pembrokeshire
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Activity Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path North

Self-guided walking holiday

4 daysFrom £320
Pembrokeshire
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Activity Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

Self-guided walking holiday

12 daysFrom £1,020
Pembrokeshire
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Activity Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path West

Self-guided walking holiday

5 daysFrom £400
Pembrokeshire
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Activity Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Offa's Dyke

Explore the famous Wye Valley

8 daysFrom £620
England, Wales
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Activity Active, Walking

Lon Las Cymru Mid Wales

Bike a stunning segment of the Welsh National Cycle route

7 daysFrom £810
Powys
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Active, Biking

Wales Travel Companies

Macs Adventure

Active adventures at home and abroad
The United Kingdom
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife

Encounter Walking Holidays

Self-guided walks in South West England & Wales
The United Kingdom
Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Sherpa Expeditions

Self guided holidays & baggage transfer service
The United Kingdom
Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Biking, Nature & Wildlife

Wheely Wonderful Cycling

Self-guided biking in England & Wales
The United Kingdom
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Active, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

VIP Wales

Guided & self-guided walking holidays in Pembrokeshire
Pembrokeshire
Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Treads & Trails

Guided adventures in the Brecon Beacons
Brecon Beacons National Park
Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Active, Walking, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Adventure Tours UK

Authentic adventures in some of the UK's wildest places
Wales
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Active, Walking, Camping, Yoga, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, Responsible Travel, Conservation

Contours Holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland
The United Kingdom
Custom itinerary, Self-guided tour
Active, Walking, Biking, Nature & Wildlife

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