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Walkers enjoying the views from the top of Dinas Emrys, Snowdonia, Wales
Walkers enjoying the views from the top of Dinas Emrys, Snowdonia, Wales | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Walking in Wales

Enjoy some of the best coastal, countryside and mountain views on a walk in Wales.

Top winter walks

Two walkers and two dogs walking through a woodland at Chirk Castle, Wrexham
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Chirk Castle woodland walk 

An easy circular walk among the woodlands and open fields surrounding Chirk Castle. Enjoy great views of the 480-acre parkland, marvel at the grand Davies Gates and meet a 500-year-old sweet chestnut tree.

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DistanceMiles: 2.5 (km: 4)
An otter swimming in the lake at Bosherton Lily Ponds, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire
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Bosherston Lily Ponds trail at Stackpole 

For a walk that's rich in wildlife even in the depths of winter, discover the Bosherston Lily Ponds trail at Stackpole. You can also explore the dunes and pools of the Mere Pool Valley behind Broadhaven South beach.

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DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)
People walking in parkland at Tredegar with trees in the foreground
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Tredegar's lakeside walk 

Discover nature and wildlife on a lakeside walk at Tredegar, suitable for all the family to enjoy. Look out for the resident swans on the lake and low rolling mists along the Oak Avenue during winter mornings.

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DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)

Mountain walks in Wales

Walker on a footbridge overlooking Llyn Idwal in Cwm Idwal, Snowdonia, North Wales
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Top 10 walks in Snowdonia 

Get outdoors and closer to nature with one of our downloadable walks, put together by National Trust rangers.

A hiker sitting looking at the view from the Brecon Beacons
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Mountains in Wales 

Explore the spectacular mountain peaks of Wales, from the challenging climb up Tryfan in North Snowdonia, to the iconic mountains of Pen y Fan and the Sugar Loaf in South Wales.

Coastal walks in Wales

A walker standing on the Pembrokeshire coast looking out at the sea.
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Coastal walks in Wales 

Discover the best walks along the Welsh coast, taking in picturesque peninsulas, rugged headlands, quaint hamlets, prehistoric monuments and outstanding wildlife.

Dog-friendly walks

Children and dog at Bosherston Lake, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire

Dog-friendly places in Wales 

From mountains and beaches, to gardens and parklands, find a dog walk in Wales that both you and your four-legged friend will love. Here’s your guide to some of the best dog-friendly places to visit in Wales.

Accessible walks in Wales

Visitors walking through woodland in winter at Llanerchaeron estate in Ceredigion, Wales
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Wheelchair and pram-friendly walks in Wales 

Find out about our multi-use trails at the places we care for across Wales that are pushchair-friendly and perfect for wheelchair users and those with mobility aids.

Outdoor activities

A man on a mountain bike riding through lush green woodlands

Outdoor activities in Wales 

Get active with outdoor activities in Wales, from mountain bike trails to kayaking and coasteering.

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Grey seal pup on a pebble beach at Treginnis, Pembrokeshire
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Nature and wildlife to spot in Wales 

Have a nature adventure in Wales and discover all kinds of wildlife, from the famous otters of Bosherston Lakes in Pembrokeshire, to the red squirrels of Plas Newydd in North Wales.

Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) and other mountain peaks with Hafod y Llan estate in the distance at Eryri (Snowdonia) Wales.

Countryside and woodland in Wales 

Explore dramatic and beautiful valleys, ancient woodlands and river walks or have an adventure through the wild Welsh mountains and visit some of the country’s most iconic peaks.

The view from Dinas Oleu, Wales. 

Coasts and beaches in Wales 

Explore 157 miles of Welsh coastline protected by the National Trust, from long golden beaches to rugged clifftops.

View of daffodils in the garden with Powis Castle on the hill in the background in Powys, Mid Wales.

Gardens and parks in Wales 

Visit an amazing collection of gardens and parks in Wales. From walled gardens to arboretums and countryside estates, there’s plenty to explore.

Walking in Wales

    View of Powis Castle, perched above its terraced gardens, Powys, Wales, in autumn.

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