Area: Glamorgan

'Afan Forest Park has 14 way marked circular walks and has therefore become a major walking destination. Our walks are diverse, varying from a one mile leisurely stroll to a ten mile (bring a packed lunch) hike. The starting points for our walks are Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre, Rhsylyn Car Park and Glyncorrwg Ponds Visitor Centre ... We have two walking packs available to ensure that you don’t get lost out on the trails. "Walks in Afan Forest Park" and "Walks in the Corrwg Valley" include information, directions and maps on all 14 walks.'

Navigate the Website>>> Things to do >>> Walking
Starting fromAfan Forest Park
Visits to the Website885
Views of 'Full' Record2011

'A series of leaflets have been developed showcasing different aspects of the diverse landscape the County Borough has to offer.'

Category Bridgend
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website955
Views of 'Full' Record1920

'Around 80% of the rights of way in the county borough are open and with about 5000 hectares of open access land available for walkers, exploring the countryside couldn’t be easier.'

Category Caerphilly
Navigate the Website>>> Visit the Countryside Website to view the Walking Trails
Starting fromAround and About
See also

Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

Visits to the Website1212
Views of 'Full' Record1829

'The club was formed in 1926. The programme is sent out twice a year with a planned walk on virtually every Saturday throughout the year. Additionally we walk on some of the bank holidays and have a Tuesday walk once a month.'

Category Cardiff
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website807
Views of 'Full' Record1578

'A local walking group organising weekend walks and weekends away throughout South Wales and beyond. We have a varied programme, offering something for everyone from the committed enthusiast to the absolute beginner.'

Category Cardiff
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website810
Views of 'Full' Record1606

'We organise walks in the south Wales area and beyond, including the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, Gower, Wye Valley and elsewhere. Walks vary from 2 to 20 miles - mainly on Wednesdays and weekends, but also include Friday strolls, summer Thursday evenings and other times ... There is no charge for non-members to join our walks - we expect you to join if you take part regularly. Joining helps to further the aims of the Ramblers.'

Category Ramblers Groups
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website999
Views of 'Full' Record1206
Visits to the Website813
Views of 'Full' Record1518

'Cwmcarn Forest has some of the best walking in Wales. Choose from the 12 mile circular "Raven Walk" encompassing Cwmcarn Forest and the Sirhowy and Ebbw Valleys or take the "Coal, Celts and Contrasts" which takes in the impressive Twmbarlwm mountain or shorter walks in and around the Forest.'

Category Caerphilly
Starting fromCwmcarn Forest
Visits to the Website853
Views of 'Full' Record1706

'Dare Valley Country Park is a great place for walking. You can stroll at will in the country park or try one of our three way marked walks.'

Starting fromDare Valley Country Park
Visits to the Website867
Views of 'Full' Record1357

'Dinas Powys (the modern-day standardised spelling - it was previously also spelt 'Dinas Powis') is a large village and a community in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales which takes its name from the Dinas Powys hillfort that dates from the Iron Age ... Despite the addition of several housing developments over the past fifty years, the old village centre of Dinas Powys still has a mostly unspoiled and almost rural feel, retaining a large village common and a traditional village centre complete with a post office and a range of small independent shops, public houses, restaurants and community facilities ...'

Starting fromDinas Powis
Visits to the Website1088
Views of 'Full' Record2483

'With beautiful waterfall walks, country parks, towpaths, a seafront promenade and rights of way through some of the most spectacular views of Neath Port Talbot, the Brecon Beacons and Swansea, there is a huge variety of scenery to enjoy.'

Navigate the Website>>> Things To Do >>> Walking
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website738
Views of 'Full' Record1450

'Gower was the first place in Britain to be named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With cliffs and woodlands ringed by sparkling beaches, this tongue of land is so adored by walkers, birdwatchers, sunbathers and surfers, it’s been scooping awards ever since.'

Category Swansea
Starting fromThe Gower Peninsula
See also

This is Gower Audio Trail [Audio Trails]

Visits to the Website1502
Views of 'Full' Record1105

'There are a total of 24 individual commons on Gower covering over 70 square kilometres and constituting 50% of the total land area of the Gower Peninsula ... Historically, most areas of common land in Wales have been open for public access with the consent of the landowner. In May 2005 the Countryside Rights of Way Act (CRoW) established common land, mountain, moor, heath and down as open access land where people can walk in some of the most spectacular landscapes in Wales. These areas are clearly marked on Ordnance Survey Explorer Maps.'

Category Swansea
Starting fromGower Peninsula
Description from

Gower Commons

Visits to the Website770
Views of 'Full' Record1632

'It is with much regret that the Gower Walking Festival Association's (GWFA) committee has to announce that this year's festival will not go ahead [2015]. The loss of key members of the organising committee due to illness and changes in personal circumstances has meant that insufficient volunteers remain to guarantee the delivery of a safe festival. Nobody can feel more sorry about this than the GWFA committee members ... We have every reason to hope that the festival will return in 2016, stronger and more varied than ever ...'

Category Swansea
Starting fromThe Gower
Visits to the Website615
Views of 'Full' Record1455

'Rambling around the Ebbw and Sirhowy valleys ...'

Category Caerphilly
Starting fromRisca
Visits to the Website1128
Views of 'Full' Record2076

'This NNR is one of Wales' top sand-dune reserves, with all the special plants, birds and insects that depend on this type of coastal habitat for their survival. Situated on the edge of the reserve is Kenfig Pool, Glamorgan's largest lake. The rest of the Reserve consists of a large expanse of sand dunes which lead to the coast and Sker Point, with lovely views across Swansea Bay to the Gower. On the western side of the Reserve is the stark horizon of Port Talbot's industrial area and steelworks - a strange contrast that only serves to highlight the wild beauty of the Reserve itself.'

Category Bridgend
Starting fromKenfig
Description from

Visits to the Website838
Views of 'Full' Record1707

'Here at Love2Walk we are committed to encouraging local people and visitors to get out and about, walking and exploring the stunning scenery of the Bridgend Valleys to the Blue Flag coastline.'

Category Bridgend
Starting fromAround and About
See also


Visits to the Website750
Views of 'Full' Record1453

'If you have been ill or feel that you aren't fit enough to go for a long walk then try our Healthy Walks. These are easy, short, half hour walks designed to get you back into the walking habit.To help you develop your walking and discover the rich natural heritage in the County Borough we have established several walk guides and are currently developing more. Keep visiting these pages to keep up with new Trail Guides as they are produced ...'

Category Caerphilly
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website702
Views of 'Full' Record1303

'Cardiff Walking for Health is a series of organised led walks throughout the city, designed to encourage Cardiff's residents to exercise more. The walks have been developed by walk leaders and other support staff. Walkers are advised to start gently for a few weeks and build up to something a little more testing when they are ready.'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website601
Views of 'Full' Record1191

'At Neath Port Talbot we are committed to established regular walking groups throughout as many areas as possible ...'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website694
Views of 'Full' Record1327

'Formed in March 2005 by the Mawr Development Trust when trust member, Terry Davies, was handed the task of encouraging local communities to take part in planned walks throughout south and west Wales. The club now has more than 250 members and some 40 members regularly turn up to each walk ... The Lliw Walking Club was formed in June 2016. It has replaced the Mawr Walking Club which was formed in 2005. The renaming was necessary due to unforseen circumstances. It is just the name that has changed.'

Category Swansea
Starting fromCommunity of Mawr
Visits to the Website707
Views of 'Full' Record2040

'Maesteg Ramblers is aimed at people of all ages. Our primary aim is to promote walking and to visit places that are just around the corner, that you may never have known were there.'

Category Bridgend
Starting fromMaested
Visits to the Website792
Views of 'Full' Record1460

'The 800 acres of Margam Park provides a perfect backdrop for a walk in the countryside whether it be a stroll after Sunday lunch or a hike along the Coed Morgannwg Way to Afan Forest Park Country Park, our sister country park in the Afan Valley.'

Size (acreage)800
Starting fromMargam Country Park
Visits to the Website885
Views of 'Full' Record1693

Access to details of about a dozen Groups throughout the Area, plus to news of forthcoming walks and meetings as well as PDFs of the annual Newsletter Glamorgan Rambler.

Category Glamorgan
Visits to the Website732
Views of 'Full' Record1227

'We are open to anyone who enjoys walking, and/or cycling and generally enjoys being active outdoors. Non-members are welcome to come along to up to three walks or other events before paying any membership fees. If you've been on a few walks, we would like you to join us. You must be a member to participate in any of our overnight trips.'

Category Swansea
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website601
Views of 'Full' Record1850

'Situated in the Taf Fechan valley, between the Old River Bridge at Cefn Coed y Cymmer and the river bridge at Pontsarn ... Access is gained in three places, at the southern end ... in the middle ... and at the northern end.'

Category Merthyr Tydfil
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Leaflet [PDF]
Size (acreage)103
Starting fromCefn-coed-y-cymmer
Visits to the Website842
Views of 'Full' Record2704

'Now with more than 180 members, was formed in 1993. The Group promotes rambling, protects rights of way, campaigns for access to the open country and defends the beauty of the countryside. We have a national reputation for our friendly welcome and relaxed attitude on our walks and new walkers are always welcome. So come and enjoy the Countryside in the friendly company-of fellow walkers.'

Starting fromLlantrisant
Visits to the Website948
Views of 'Full' Record3320

'Formed in 2005 the Tawe Trekkers are a hiking group for the younger (18+) and adventurous person in the South-West Wales area (Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port-Talbot and Bridgend). We love exploring the local coastline and countryside, and also go on the odd trip around the UK and Europe now and again. Not your typical mittens-and-thermos-clad, compass toting walkers, but a friendly bunch who like a laugh (and a few beers), and take everything in their stride ...'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website386
Views of 'Full' Record734

'If you like to stretch you legs and get out for a walk – then The Valleys is the ideal place. We have walk routes for everybody – hill top challenges, canalside strolls, circular routes picking out historic sites, trails that pick up the stories of some of our "Heroes" and a brilliant Walking Festival each September where the enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides give all walkers an extra insight into area.'

Category Glamorgan
Navigate the Website>>> Explore
Visits to the Website898
Views of 'Full' Record1397
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website801
Views of 'Full' Record1287

Walking in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales: 'Valeways is a volunteer based project for the maintenance, protection, preservation and promotion of public rights of way in the Vale of Glamorgan.'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1010
Views of 'Full' Record1787

'If you like walking, or you just want to see a bit more of the beauty of Merthyr, going for a stroll on one of Merthyr's trails is a good way to see all that Merthyr has to offer.'

Category Merthyr Tydfil
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website993
Views of 'Full' Record1386

'By foot or on two wheels are amongst the best ways to get to know Swansea Bay. Coast and country are at your fingertips (or toe-tips depending on which way you look at it) and here are some great ways to get exploring ...'

Category Swansea
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website504
Views of 'Full' Record1158
Visits to the Website790
Views of 'Full' Record1887

'Entitled Vale Trails, the series of five coastal and five inland walks have been developed by Creative Rural Communities, the rural regeneration arm of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, in conjunction with Vale of Glamorgan Ramblers and Valeways.' ALERT Entry Title and Website Link changed.

Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Visits to the Website434
Views of 'Full' Record1626

'The Aber Valley, which was originally part of Glamorgan, but now in its post-mining era is part of the County Borough of Caerphilly, is made up of Abertridwr village and the more northerly village of Senghenydd both original mining communities with an extensive history of events that made the Valley what it is today. The valley has subsequently been in decline since the closure of the pits, the major employer in the area for over a century. This has continued, exacerbated by the economic decline within the valley itself ...'

Distance (miles)6
Starting fromAber Valley
Description from

Aber Valley Heritage Group

Visits to the Website1002
Views of 'Full' Record2006

Descriptions of sixteen places associated with the naturalist and evolutionist - many accompanied by a downloadable Audio Clip.

Starting fromAround and About Neath
Description from

Discover Neath Port Talbot

Visits to the Website390
Views of 'Full' Record932
Navigate the Website>>> Walks Leaflets >>> Bridgend Circular Walks [PDFs]
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website909
Views of 'Full' Record2825

However, sadly, no Historical Walking Trails as such seem now directly to be referenced on the Site; but there are a range of related PDF Walks Descriptions listed which can be downloaded.

Category Bridgend
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Bridgend's Heritage

Visits to the Website708
Views of 'Full' Record1273

'Enjoy three fantastic Ridgeway Walks across the length and breadth of Caerphilly County Borough.'

Category Caerphilly
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Visit Caerphilly

Visits to the Website1118
Views of 'Full' Record2617

'Wales's most scenically beautiful and challenging long distance trail.'

Category Cardiff
Distance (miles)275
Starting fromCastell Coch
Description from

Tony Drake

Visits to the Website1362
Views of 'Full' Record1930

'The circular trail for cyclists and walkers is 10km or 6.2miles long and runs around the Bay and across to the seaside town of Penarth via Pont y Werin, a 140 metre bridge providing a link for pedestrians and cyclists between Penarth and the International Sports Village.'

Category Cardiff
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromCardiff Bay
Description from

Visit Cardiff

Visits to the Website828
Views of 'Full' Record1337

'Public rights of way are footpaths, bridleways and byways open to all traffic and any roads used as public paths. In total there are well over 100 miles of public rights of way across Cardiff. View public rights of way on a Map ... A variety of leaflets are available on Outdoor Cardiff along with information about a wide range of activities and amenities.'

Category Cardiff
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Cardiff Council

Visits to the Website843
Views of 'Full' Record2778

'Our Cardiff walking tours are available most days and must be booked in advance. Booking is easy - just check availability on the BOOK NOW page and follow the booking instructions.'

Category Cardiff
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Cardiff on Foot

Visits to the Website716
Views of 'Full' Record1456

'Ten of our favourite walks in the Cardiff area are available as leaflets. These include a variety of walks ranging from the lively urban Cardiff Bay to the wilder and more peaceful ridges to the north of the city.'

Also access details of 'Cardiff Group's first book of walks, written for the Ramblers' Association 60th anniversary in 1995, unfortunately now out of print'; and of 'Cardiff Group's second book of walks, all in the Cardiff area'.)

Category Cardiff
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Cardiff Ramblers

Visits to the Website941
Views of 'Full' Record1379

'The Coed Morgannwg Way is a dramatic walk of 36 miles (58km) almost all which traverses hills Forestry Commission Forest and Afan Forest Park park ... The whole route can be walked in about 16 hours, starting from either Gethin Woodland Park in the north (where it is linked with the Taff Trail) or Margam Country Park in the south ... '

Category Merthyr Tydfil
Distance (miles)36
Starting fromGethin Woodland Park
Walks described here by
See also

The Coed Morgannwg Way [Margam Country Park] | Walking in the South Wales Valleys by Mike Dunn (Cicerone, 2012)

Visits to the Website879
Views of 'Full' Record3174

'The Dulais Valley is an ex-coal mining community situated at the northern boundary of Neath Port Talbot and is on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park ... The trails on this site will help you to learn more about the valley and its history. Explore the links ... to see school trails, village trails, a time line and other useful information.'

Distance (miles)12
Starting fromThe Dulais Valley
Description from

Dulais Valley Partnership

Visits to the Website778
Views of 'Full' Record1742

'Scenic long distance path in South Wales. It follows public footpaths, bridleways, forest tracks, common land and quiet lanes along the ridgeline from Margam Country Park, near Port Talbot, through spectacular upland and valley scenery to Caerphilly Castle.'

Walking in the South Wales Valleys by Mike Dunn (Cicerone, 2012) offers '32 day routes and 2 weekend backpacking routes (the Coed Morgannwg Way and Glamorgan Ridgeway) across the valleys, ridges and coast of South Wales'.

Navigate the Website>>> Walks Leaflets >>> Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)33
Starting fromMargam Country Park
Visits to the Website1022
Views of 'Full' Record2777

'Provides a haven for wildlife within a stone's throw of the centre of Neath. Why not enjoy one or all three  of the Gnoll Wildlife Walks that help you explore the Park and discover its wildlife.'

Size (acreage)240
Starting fromGnoll Estate Country Park
Visits to the Website669
Views of 'Full' Record1368

'It was always designed to take the walker away from the more popular coastal areas and to introduce the quieter but no less interesting aspects of inland Gower. At 56 km length, the route extends from Worms Head Rhossili across the lordship of Gower to Penlle'r Castell high on Mynydd y Gwair.'

Category Swansea
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromWorms Head, Rhossili
Description from

The Gower Society

Visits to the Website955
Views of 'Full' Record1984

'Surely no other walk in the UK offers neolithic burial chambers, Edwardian gardens and supernatural legends all within an easy 7.5 mile country trail?: St Nicholas, Dyffryn Gardens and St Lythans: 7.5miles / plus 3.5mile optional walk. The burial chambers of Tinkinswood and St. Lythans, both older than Stonehenge, provide early highlights of this appealing walk ...'

Distance (miles)11
Starting fromSt Nicholas
Description from

Visit the Vale

Visits to the Website413
Views of 'Full' Record916

'Ideally situated just minutes away from the M4, offering the perfect get away retreat where the emphasis is on relaxation and enjoyment. With woodland walks, self-guided vineyard tours and wine tastings, you can work up an appetite for a delicious lunch, or a traditional afternoon tea with a local flavour ...'

Starting fromLlanerch Vineyard, Hensol
Description from

Cardiff Business Council

See also

Llanerch Vineyard [Visit Wales]

Visits to the Website802
Views of 'Full' Record3647

'A leisurely walk through 6,000 years of beauty, culture and history in the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan.'

Category Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking With Valeways >>> Millennium Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)65
Starting fromSt Fagans National History Museum
Description from


Visits to the Website916
Views of 'Full' Record2616

'Cardiff's parks and green spaces make this one of the greenest cities in the UK ... With the Taff Trail passing through a number of parks and green spaces, it provides opportunities for circular walks. These include Bute Park, Hamadryad Park, Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve, Hailey Park, and Forest Farm Country Park ... '

Category Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking | Nature & Countryside
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Cardiff Council

Visits to the Website1113
Views of 'Full' Record2401

'On the northern fringe of Swansea, and within sight of the M4 motorway, lies Penllergare Valley Woods. It is a secret and magical place. A place where you can enjoy the sound of birds, delight in the profusion of wild flowers, discover evidence of exotic plantings and uncover for yourself the hidden features of a grand design ...'

Category Swansea
Starting fromPenllergaer
Description from

Penllergare Trust

See also

Penllergare Valley Woods [City and County of Swansea]

Visits to the Website1045
Views of 'Full' Record2709

'Start your walk at St. Michaels' Church in the High Street. If you have taken the bus here, the church is adjacent to the small bus station. There is a newly built courtyard at the side of the church where you can look down onto the Afon Tyleri, the Tillery River, and out across the imposing valley covered in trees ...' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Category Caerphilly
Starting fromAbertillery
Visits to the Website666
Views of 'Full' Record1427

'If you do not know Cardiff, this walk will be something of an eye-opener, as it takes in some major iconic British buildings like the Senedd (Welsh Assembly), the Millennium Stadium and Millennium Centre, two cathedrals – one of them occupying the oldest cathedral site in the British Isles – some of the most interesting parkland in Britain and a waterfront that is a reminder that this was once one of the largest ports in the world.' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Category Cardiff
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromNorwegian Church Arts Centre
Visits to the Website693
Views of 'Full' Record1326

'Cwmaman was a well-known coal-mining village which, at one time boasted several collieries. Until the 19th Century, Cwmaman was virtually uninhabited, with around 40 farm workers living in and around the community by 1841. By the end of the 1840s, the first coal pits were sunk and Cwmaman began to transform into a thriving industrial settlement ... ' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Distance (miles)8
Starting fromCwmaman
Visits to the Website626
Views of 'Full' Record1519

'Start the walk in the Rose and Crown pub car park. This is a traditional pub and, like other pubs with the same name, it is thought that the name comes from the end of the War of the Roses and the celebration of the new monarch, Henry VII ... After all these years the pub is still well visited, even though it is quite isolated. If you decide to have a quick drink before you start the walk, your next stop is Eglwysilan Church, which stands next door - eglwys is Welsh for church (compare eglise in French and iglesia in Spanish) ...' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromRose and Crown, Eglwysilan
Visits to the Website513
Views of 'Full' Record1248

'It is difficult to comprehend the huge changes that the South Wales Valleys have undergone during the last 250 years and Merthyr Tydfil is probably one of the best examples of this ... ' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Category Merthyr Tydfil
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromMerthyr Tydfil Railway Station
Visits to the Website684
Views of 'Full' Record1182

'The "lovely, ugly town "of Swansea is the birthplace of Dylan Marlais Thomas, one of the most famous poets writing in the English language in the Western World during the twentieth century ... Because of its industrial importance, the city was heavily bombed during the Second World War and Dylan wrote a short story "Return Journey" in which he bemoans the loss of the town that he turned his back on in his youth ... ' ALERT Unfortunately, the Poets, Priests & Pubs Website seems no longer to be online.

Category Swansea
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromSt David's Quadrant
Visits to the Website718
Views of 'Full' Record1346

'Notable sites have been linked by a series of heritage walks in Pontypridd, Aberdare and Llantrisant and by Driving Trails around the Borough, all of which can be downloaded from this site.' ALERT Original Link used here replaced by one from Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1079
Views of 'Full' Record1761

'The nice thing about the Valleys is there is so much of them. So you can cycle on the Taff Trail. You can walk on the Ridgeways. Relax by the rivers. Or paraglide off the cliffs. However you like to escape the stress of modern life you can probably do it here. And we are only 10 minutes away from a motorway!'

Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website1353
Views of 'Full' Record5345

'Explores the famous Rhondda Valleys of South Wales. This scenically beautiful route starts in Trehafod, and follows a clockwise circuit visiting Mynydd y Glyn, Mynydd Dinas, Mynydd William Meyrick, The Bwlch and Ferndale before returning to Trehafod via the iconic Tylorstown Tip. The route provides extensive views of the South Wales valleys and the Brecon Beacons to the north. The route has approximately 5000 feet of ascent.' Held Mid May.

Distance (miles)27
Starting fromTrehafod
Description from

South Wales LDWA

Visits to the Website432
Views of 'Full' Record1384

'A walk around the Caerphilly Basin across the Rhymney Valley. The walk follows countryside paths, rural lanes, through Beech woodland and across panoramic mountain tops.' Waymarked.

Category Caerphilly
Distance (miles)27
Starting fromParc Penallta, Hengoed
Description from

Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

Visits to the Website717
Views of 'Full' Record1845

'Linear walk which winds along the floor of the Rhymney Valley, following the river from its headwaters to the southern plains. There are many bus and train stops along the route – so it need not be walked in a single outing. The walk forms part of the Valleys Regional Park, a network of visitor facilities and accessible countryside activity routes across the Valleys.'

Category Caerphilly
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromBute Town
Description from

Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

Visits to the Website1154
Views of 'Full' Record3245

'The two walking trails, entitled The Birthplace Trail and Childhood Trail will take you in Richard’s footsteps around Pontrhydyfen and Taibach. Both trails include a children’s play area and a scenic picnic spot.'

Distance (miles)5
Starting fromPontrhydyfen and Taibach, Neath
Description from

Discover Neath Port Talbot

Visits to the Website763
Views of 'Full' Record1526

Over 20 walks in the 'County of Swansea'  plus several walks in surrounding 'Counties'.

Category Swansea
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Swansea Ramblers

Visits to the Website774
Views of 'Full' Record1452

'There’s no better way of discovering the very special countryside of Swansea Bay than by making use of the area's excellent bus network to access some superb walking routes.'

Access here to PDFs of ten Coast Walks. There is also a series of eight Country Walks.

Category Swansea
Starting fromAround and About
Description from


Visits to the Website849
Views of 'Full' Record1711

'Constructed 1794-1798 by the Swansea Canal Navigation Company, the canal rose 375 feet through 36 locks from sea level at Swansea up the valley to Abercraf. Built to carry coal down to industries in the Lower Swansea Valley and for export, this new link to the sea enabled development all along the valley of industries and the towns we know today.'

Category Swansea
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromClydach
Description from

Swansea Canal Society

Visits to the Website717
Views of 'Full' Record1376

'Multi-purpose route between the Cardiff waterfront at Cardiff Bay in the South and the Market Town of Brecon in the North ... Passes close to Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil and through a wide variety of urban and suburban landscapes of those towns and the open moorland of the Brecon Beacons. '

Category Cardiff
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromThe Waterfront
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1274
Views of 'Full' Record1805

'This is a fascinating walk within a short distance of Cardiff. It crosses the little known north east corner of the Vale and offers the walker historic villages, ruined castles and a battle site all combined with surprisingly attractive views. While a delightful area it is prone to flooding so can be wet underfoot.'  [St Fagans ... St Brides ... St Georges]

Category Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking With Valeways >>> Walk Search (self guided) >>> Three Saints Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromSt Fagans
Description from


Visits to the Website763
Views of 'Full' Record1660

'The 15.2 kilometre Trevithick Trail commemorates the first journey by a steam locomotive to pull a load on rails in 1804, the precursor of the Railway Age which changed the world in the 19th century ... Two years after the completion of its construction in 1802, the Cornishman Richard Trevithick ran a steam locomotive along its length, an event that was to establish a landmark in the history of railway development and forever link the tramroad with the name of the locomotive's constructor.'

Category Merthyr Tydfil
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromPen-y-Darren
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website705
Views of 'Full' Record1356

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  20. Basildon
  21. Basingstoke Deane
  22. Bassetlaw
  23. Bath North East Somerset
  24. Bedford (Borough)
  25. Belfast
  26. Berwick-Upon-Tweed
  27. Berwickshire
  28. Bexley
  29. Birmingham
  30. Blaby
  31. Blackburn with Darwen
  32. Blackpool
  33. Blaenau Gwent
  34. Blyth Valley Wansbeck
  35. Bolsover
  36. Bolton
  37. Boston
  38. Bournemouth
  39. Bracknell Forest
  40. Bradford
  41. Braintree
  42. Breckland
  43. Brecknockshire
  44. Brent (Borough)
  45. Brentwood
  46. Bridgend
  47. Brighton Hove
  48. Bristol
  49. Broadland
  50. Bromley
  51. Bromsgrove
  52. Broxbourne
  53. Broxtowe
  54. Burnley
  55. Bury (Lancashire)
  56. Buteshire
  57. Caernarfonshire
  58. Caerphilly
  59. Caithness
  60. Calderdale
  61. Cambridge (City)
  62. Camden
  63. Cannock Chase
  64. Canterbury
  65. Cardiff
  66. Carlisle
  67. Carmarthenshire
  68. Castle Morpeth
  69. Castle Point
  70. Causeway Coast Glens
  71. Central Bedfordshire
  72. Ceredigion
  73. Charnwood
  74. Chelmsford
  75. Cheltenham
  76. Cherwell
  77. Cheshire East
  78. Cheshire West and Chester
  79. Chesterfield
  80. Chichester
  81. Chiltern
  82. Chorley
  83. Christchurch
  84. City of Aberdeen
  85. City of Dundee
  86. City of Edinburgh
  87. City of Glasgow
  88. City of London
  89. Clackmannanshire
  90. Colchester
  91. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  92. Conwy
  93. Copeland
  94. Corby
  95. Cotswold
  96. County Durham
  97. Coventry
  98. Craven
  99. Crawley
  100. Croydon
  101. Dacorum
  102. Darlington
  103. Dartford
  104. Daventry
  105. Denbighshire
  106. Derby (City)
  107. Derbyshire Dales
  108. Derry City Strabane
  109. Doncaster
  110. Dover
  111. Dudley
  112. Dumfriesshire
  113. Ealing
  114. East Ayrshire
  115. East Cambridgeshire
  116. East Cornwall
  117. East Devon
  118. East Dorset
  119. East Dunbartonshire
  120. East Hampshire
  121. East Hertfordshire
  122. East Lindsey
  123. East Lothian
  124. East Northamptonshire
  125. East Renfrewshire
  126. East Riding of Yorkshire
  127. East Staffordshire
  128. Eastbourne
  129. Eastleigh
  130. Eden
  131. Elmbridge
  132. Enfield
  133. Epping Forest
  134. Epsom Ewell
  135. Erewash
  136. Exeter
  137. Falkirk
  138. Fareham
  139. Fenland
  140. Fermanagh Omagh
  141. Fife
  142. Flintshire
  143. Forest Heath
  144. Forest of Dean
  145. Fylde
  146. Gateshead
  147. Gedling
  148. Gloucester (City)
  149. Gosport
  150. Gravesham
  151. Great Yarmouth
  152. Greenwich
  153. Guildford
  154. Hackney
  155. Halton
  156. Hambleton
  157. Hammersmith Fulham
  158. Harborough
  159. Haringey
  160. Harlow
  161. Harrogate
  162. Harrow
  163. Hart (Hampshire)
  164. Hartlepool
  165. Hastings
  166. Havant
  167. Havering
  168. Hereford (City)
  169. Hertsmere
  170. High Peak
  171. Hillingdon
  172. Hinckley Bosworth
  173. Horsham
  174. Hounslow
  175. Huntingdonshire
  176. Hyndburn
  177. Inverclyde
  178. Inverness-shire
  179. Ipswich
  180. Isle of Anglesey
  181. Isle of Man
  182. Isle of Wight
  183. Isles of Scilly
  184. Islington
  185. Kennet
  186. Kensington Chelsea
  187. Kettering
  188. Kincardineshire
  189. King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  190. Kingston upon Hull
  191. Kingston upon Thames
  192. Kinross-shire
  193. Kirkcudbrightshire
  194. Kirklees
  195. Knowsley
  196. Lambeth
  197. Lancaster
  198. Leeds
  199. Leicester (City)
  200. Lewes
  201. Lewisham
  202. Lichfield
  203. Lincoln (City)
  204. Lisburn Castlereagh
  205. Liverpool
  206. Luton
  207. Maidstone
  208. Maldon
  209. Malvern Hills
  210. Manchester
  211. Mansfield
  212. Medway
  213. Melton
  214. Mendip
  215. Merioneth
  216. Merthyr Tydfil
  217. Merton
  218. Mid Devon
  219. Mid East Antrim
  220. Mid Suffolk
  221. Mid Sussex
  222. Mid Ulster
  223. Middlesbrough
  224. Midlothian
  225. Milton Keynes
  226. Mole Valley
  227. Monmouthshire
  228. Montgomeryshire
  229. Moray
  230. Nairnshire
  231. Neath Port Talbot
  232. New Forest
  233. Newark Sherwood
  234. Newcastle upon Tyne
  235. Newcastle-under-Lyme
  236. Newham
  237. Newport
  238. Newry Mourne Down
  239. North Ayrshire
  240. North Devon
  241. North Dorset
  242. North Down Ards
  243. North East Derbyshire
  244. North East Lincolnshire
  245. North Herefordshire
  246. North Hertfordshire
  247. North Kesteven
  248. North Lanarkshire
  249. North Lincolnshire
  250. North Norfolk
  251. North Shropshire
  252. North Somerset
  253. North Tyneside
  254. North Warwickshire
  255. North West Leicestershire
  256. North Wiltshire
  257. Northampton (Borough)
  258. Norwich
  259. Nottingham
  260. Nuneaton Bedworth
  261. Oadby Wigston
  262. Oldham
  263. Orkney Islands
  264. Oxford (City)
  265. Peeblesshire
  266. Pembrokeshire
  267. Pendle
  268. Perthshire
  269. Peterborough
  270. Plymouth
  271. Poole
  272. Portsmouth
  273. Preston
  274. Purbeck
  275. Radnorshire
  276. Reading
  277. Redbridge
  278. Redcar Cleveland
  279. Redditch
  280. Reigate Banstead
  281. Rhondda Cynon Taf
  282. Ribble Valley
  283. Richmond upon Thames
  284. Richmondshire
  285. Rochdale
  286. Rochford
  287. Ross-shire Cromartyshire
  288. Rossendale
  289. Rother (Sussex)
  290. Rotherham
  291. Roxburghshire
  292. Rugby
  293. Runnymede
  294. Rushcliffe
  295. Rushmoor
  296. Rutland
  297. Ryedale
  298. Salford
  299. Salisbury
  300. Sandwell
  301. Scarborough
  302. Sedgemoor
  303. Sefton
  304. Selby
  305. Selkirkshire
  306. Sevenoaks
  307. Sheffield
  308. Shepway
  309. Shetland Islands
  310. Shrewsbury
  311. Slough
  312. Solihull
  313. South Ayrshire
  314. South Bucks
  315. South Cambridgeshire
  316. South Derbyshire
  317. South Gloucestershire
  318. South Hams
  319. South Herefordshire
  320. South Holland
  321. South Kesteven
  322. South Lakeland
  323. South Lanarkshire
  324. South Norfolk
  325. South Northamptonshire
  326. South Oxfordshire
  327. South Ribble
  328. South Shropshire
  329. South Somerset
  330. South Staffordshire
  331. South Tyneside
  332. Southampton
  333. Southend-on-Sea
  334. Southwark
  335. Spelthorne
  336. St Albans
  337. St Edmundsbury
  338. St Helens
  339. Stafford (Borough)
  340. Staffordshire Moorlands
  341. Stevenage
  342. Stirling
  343. Stockport
  344. Stockton-on-Tees
  345. Stoke-on-Trent
  346. Stratford-on-Avon
  347. Stroud
  348. Suffolk Coastal
  349. Sunderland
  350. Surrey Heath
  351. Sutherland
  352. Sutton
  353. Swale
  354. Swansea
  355. Swindon
  356. Tameside
  357. Tamworth
  358. Tandridge
  359. Taunton Deane
  360. Teignbridge
  361. Telford Wrekin
  362. Tendring
  363. Test Valley
  364. Tewkesbury
  365. Thanet
  366. The Scottish Borders
  367. The Vale of Glamorgan
  368. Three Rivers
  369. Thurrock
  370. Tonbridge Malling
  371. Torbay
  372. Torfaen
  373. Torridge
  374. Tower Hamlets
  375. Trafford
  376. Tunbridge Wells
  377. Tynedale
  378. Uttlesford
  379. Vale of White Horse
  380. Wakefield
  381. Walsall
  382. Waltham Forest
  383. Wandsworth
  384. Warrington
  385. Warwick (District)
  386. Watford
  387. Waveney
  388. Waverley
  389. Wealden
  390. Wellingborough
  391. Welwyn Hatfield
  392. West Berkshire
  393. West Cornwall
  394. West Devon
  395. West Dorset
  396. West Dunbartonshire
  397. West Lancashire
  398. West Lindsey
  399. West Lothian
  400. West Oxfordshire
  401. West Somerset
  402. West Wiltshire
  403. Westminster
  404. Weymouth Portland
  405. Wigan
  406. Wigtownshire
  407. Winchester
  408. Windsor Maidenhead
  409. Wirral
  410. Woking (Surrey)
  411. Wokingham
  412. Wolverhampton
  413. Worcester
  414. Wrexham
  415. Wychavon
  416. Wycombe
  417. Wyre (Lancashire)
  418. Wyre Forest
  419. York (City)

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