Category: Routes

Buckley Heritage Trail

This is a circular walk of about 3 miles following the Buckley Heritage Trail. There are information boards along the route, which provide information about the town’s brick making history.  Free parking can be found at Etna Country Park, off Globe Way. Distance: 3.00 miles Time: 2.00 hours Grade: Easy * Activity: Walking OS Map: Explorer […]

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Craig Bron Banog

This is an out-and-back walk of about 6 miles to the summit of Craig Bron Banog from Bod Petrual in the Clocaenog Forest. There is a free parking area at Bod Petrual, from which there is also a pleasant short walk through the forest and around the lake. Distance: 6.00 miles […]

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Arenig Fawr

This is a circular walk of about 7.5 miles to the summit of Arenig Fawr. There is a free parking area on the minor road just off the A4212.  Please use this route as a guide only – I need to re-walk it to check some of the sections, particularly […]

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Cadair Bronwen

This is a circular walk of about 10 miles to Cadair Bronwen in the Berwyn mountains, from the small village of Llandrillo. Distance: 10.00 miles Time: 5.50 hours Grade: Medium * Activity: Walking OS Map: Explorer 255 You can download the gpx file for this route here: Cadair Bronwen (right-click to save). You can view route reports […]

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Snowdon on the Watkin Path

This is an out-and-back walk of about 8 miles to the summit of Snowdon along the Watkin path, starting from the small car park at Nantgwynant. Distance: 8.00 miles Time: 6.00 hours Grade: Hard * Activity: Walking OS Map: OL17 You can download the gpx file for this route here: Watkin Path (right-click to save). You can […]

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Wat’s Dyke Way

This is a linear walk of 61 miles from Llanymynech in Shropshire to Holywell in Flintshire along the Wat’s Dyke Way. Distance: 61.00 miles Time: 32.00 hours Grade: Hard * Activity: Walking OS Map: You can download the gpx file for this route here: Wat’s Dyke Way (right-click to save). You can view route reports (when […]

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Around the Alwen

This is a circular walk of about 7 miles around the Alwen reservoir, starting from the small car park at the Alwen dam. The walk is very easy from a navigating point of view, as the track is clear and waymarked all the way round. The walk isn’t too strenuous […]

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Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy

This is an out-and-back walk along the Aran ridge to the summit of Aran Fawddwy, starting from the small car park in Llanwchllyn at the south end of Bala Lake. The walk is fairly easy from a navigating point of view, but can be tricky in poor visibility. The walk […]

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Carnedd y Filiast

This is an 8-mile out-and-back walk to the summit of Carnedd y Filiast (Arenigs), starting from the north shore of Llyn Celyn. The walk is very easy from a navigating point of view; simply follow the track almost all the way to the summit. There is one fork in the […]

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Foel Goch

This is a circular walk to the summit of Foel Goch, starting from Llangwm. Navigating to Foel Goch can be difficult as the paths are not obvious or marked; I had to cross several fences, mostly without any stiles, to reach the summit. From there, the route is slightly easier […]

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