Longer walks in North Wales

Discover some of the most dramatic scenery in Wales on these longer walks in North Wales. You'll be able to enjoy the views and find out some of the history that these places hold.

Footpath at Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia

Cwm Idwal walk

This walk offers some of the most dramatic mountainous scenery in the UK at the oldest National Nature Reserve in Wales.

Cwm Wybrnant near Penmachno, Conwy

Ty Mawr Wybrnant and Cwm Wybrnant walk

Explore Welsh upland history - its wildlife and habitats and historic buildings, including the birthplace of Bishop William Morgan, translator of the bible into Welsh.

Looking across Hell's Mouth Bay and Porth Neigwl towards Cilan in the distance

Plas yn Rhiw countryside walk

From a Neolithic burial chamber to newly planted saplings and a recently made pond, this walk offers a look at the old and the new in the countryside around the small manor house Plas yn Rhiw.

Nant Gwynat in early morning mist

Nant Gwynant autumn walk

Explore the lower slopes of Snowdon and Nant Gwynant valley this autumn discovering a landscape steeped in history and rich colours.

The view down to Porthdinllaen and across Llŷn Peninsula

Porthdinllaen walk, Llŷn Peninsula

This walk will reward you with stunning views in all directions as you follow it along a splinter of land that's an outstanding wildlife haven.

Overlooking Ysbyty Ifan, near Betws y Coed, Conwy
Walking trail

Ysbyty Ifan and Cwm Eidda walk 

Go up into the hills on an old drovers' road, taking in wonderful views of Dyffryn Conwy and the Carneddau mountains.

Ysbyty Ifan landscape, Conwy

Ty'n y Coed Uchaf and Cwm Eidda walk

Take a walk through the history of upland Wales along riverside, through open farm land and the remains of ancient woodland. Enjoy a huge range of plants and wildlife along the way.

River Gamlan in Ganllwyd near Dolgellau, Snowdonia

Rhaeadr Ddu and Coed Ganllwyd walk

A great waterside walk, taking you alongside the turbulent River Gamlan and past the magnificent Rhaeadr Ddu waterfalls.

Welsh Black cattle amongst cotton grass at Hafod y Llan farm

Hafod y Llan walk, Craflwyn

See the impressive tumbling Cwm Llan waterfall, and the Welsh Black Cattle that are creating more diverse vegetation on the slopes of Bylchau Terfyn.

Walkers on the fisherman's path, Beddgelert

Cwm Bychan and Aberglaslyn Pass walk

The walk starts at National Trust Nantmor car park and takes in a wealth of industrial archaeology relating to the old copper mines of Cwm Bychan and Llyndy Isaf.