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.

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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.

Length

5-17 nights

Full Route Length

186 miles / 299 km

Shortest Break Length

48 miles / 77 km

Average Grade

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.

Client Feedback

The Cumbria Way touched our hearts and souls. What a beautiful walk through such amazing country. Everyone I talked to at Mickledore from the very beginning treated me with the utmost respect and kindness. The knowledge of all employees helped to serve us and enhanced our walking experience. You have many hikes to chose among and I’m sure I will be back for another experience very soon. Thank you for all of your knowledge and wisdom and flexibility. Good work and much appreciated!

Cumbria Way, July 2018
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Your knowledge of the route; your meticulous planning (accommodation, luggage transfer, taxis), great guides/maps and the personalised itinerary – we had a fabulous outdoor, healthy and happy holiday with varied terrain and views where we met so many interesting people along the way.

Hadrian’s Wall Walk, August 2018
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Everything went well or better than we’d hoped. All accommodations were excellent, hosts superb, baggage and taxi transfers were no problem. You must have even ordered up nice weather for us since we only got rained on the last day. The walk was part of our honeymoon and most of the places knew and seemed to give us their best rooms. We greatly appreciated whatever you did to ensure our stay was comfortable and appreciate the hosts for giving us special treatment. Thanks for a fabulous time.

Hadrian’s Wall Walk, July 2018
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