Walking Holidays in Wales
Boasting several National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stunning scenery is never far away on a walking holiday in Wales. With the mountainous region of Snowdonia in the north and the Cambrian Mountains and Brecon Beacons further south there is an abundance of choice for a day in the hills. Add to this a spectacular coastline and Wales is a magnet for walkers of all abilities.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of the finest long distance walks in Britain. The path enjoys stunning views across sea and land as it twists along a coast line of ever-changing natural beauty. Bird watchers and plant lovers are drawn to the area due to the rich diversity of wildlife to be seen. Sea birds thrive on the inaccessible cliffs and offshore islands and, due to a multitude of habitats, an amazing array of flowers and plants can be seen at all times of year.
Discover the rugged Welsh coastline and all it has to offer on one of our self-guided walking holidays. With walks varying from 4 to 16 days in length we can create the perfect walking holiday to suit your needs.
The route starts in the seaside village of Amroth in the South, then follows the coastline of the Pembrokeshire National Park before finally finishing in the village of St Dogmaels near Cardigan.
Within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in South Wales, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of the UK’s well established National Trails. Following the rugged Welsh coastline, this is one of the finest long distance walks in Britain. The path enjoys stunning views across sea and land as it twists along a coast line of ever-changing natural beauty.
The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is a varied and at times challenging walk. The undulating nature of some parts of the walk present physically demanding ascents and descents, however it can be enjoyed in shorter sections accessible to walkers of all ages and abilities.
Bird watchers and plant lovers are drawn to the area due to the rich diversity of wildlife to be seen. Sea birds thrive on the inaccessible cliffs and offshore islands and, due to a multitude of habitats, an amazing array of flowers and plants can be seen at all times of year.
Full Route Length
186 miles / 299 km
Shortest Break Length
48 miles / 77 km
Moderate to Challenging
Why do this walk?
Walk along one of Britain's most dramatic coastlines.
Spectacular clifftop walking between idyllic sandy beaches.
Unspoilt countryside and with abundant wildlife.
Explore the historic towns of Tenby and St Davids.
Stay in delightful seaside towns and old fishing villages.
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Prompt response to enquiry, holiday request fulfilled and we were notified of amendments quickly, giving us time to make decisions. Advice on where to eat in the evening, excellent range of accommodation, excellent support on the journey. Every holiday we have taken with Mickledore has been very slickly organised.
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Q: How likely is it that you would recommend Mickledore to a friend? A: extremely likely because my wife and I absolutely loved the 5 days walking along the South West Coast Path, partly because of the scenery but also we always felt relaxed and confident that with Mickledore’s professional organisation we would not come to any problems (which we didn’t, thank you).
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The walking holiday exceeded our expectations – excellent! While everything was so well organised, we could carefree enjoy the whole day. The good organisation gives also confidence in the next B&B. The price/quality ratio was perfect.