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

We enjoyed the hike and liked the variation of guest houses and hotels, very friendly people, very well received. We enjoyed the luxury of the room with tea and coffee, etc, excellent packed lunches and our luggage transport. We are impressed by the quality of the organisation of the trip and the services rendered.

West Highland Way, August 2018
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The South Downs Way was one of the best linear walks to date. Very scenic, spectacular views throughout and varied. All of our accommodation was of a good quality and as convenient to the route as possible (adding only 15 miles to the 100 mile trail). Once again, Mickledore excelled at organising a memorable holiday that passed all too quickly. Well done to all involved.

How likely is it that you would recommed Mickledore to a friend? Extremely likely – quality of service throughout, quality of B&B’s, faultless baggage service. Inspection of B&B’s by Mickledore a comfort to know (all B&B owners say you are the only company they deal with who do this).

South Downs Way, May 2018
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Mickledore are a company who know what they are doing and do it ever so well! Thank you for my second amazing trip with you.You do your job very well and that’s all anyone can ask!

Herriot Way, July 2018
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