Inverted clouds over Llangollen LLangollen, Denbighshire,Wales Routes To the Sea project Images by Craig Colville photographer Copyright held by Denbighshire County council
Llangollen, Denbighshire

Walking in North Wales is one of the best ways to experience the stunning landscape. With our walking festivals you can make sure that you see this landscape and don’t miss out on the history!


Prestatyn Walking Festival

May 18th – 20th

With the yearly walking festival in Prestatyn you can really get a flavour of our coastline and experience a day at a Welsh seaside. With walks that are designed for dog walks and accessible to wheelchairs, it is entirely open for all abilities and all walks are tied into the Routes to the Sea theme (so you can have an ice cream at the end as a reward!)

 

Star gazing on Gop Hill as part of Dark Sky Wales event. The Gop is a manmade mound, or cairn, built sometime during the Neolithic period, on a high hill overlooking Trelawnyd, Flintshire. This peculiar mound is the second largest manmade mound in Britain, smaller only than Silbury Hill. The mound measures approximately 100 metres x 68 metres at the base and stands 12 metres high. It is built mainly of stone and blocks of local limestone. As well as for navigation at sea stars have been studied by almost every ancient civilisation. Next part of caption taken from the Foreword in "Dark Land Dark Skies The Mabinogion in the Night Sky by Martin Griffiths." The ancient peoples of Britain and especially the Cymru or tribes that would eventually live in the land of Wales shared oral traditions, many have been since lost. The Romans introduced a system of writing where some of these tales were recorded. Collectively some of these tales bacame The Mabinogion." Gop Hill, Trelawnyd, Flintshire, Wrexham Routes To the Sea project Images by Craig Colville photographer Copyright held by Denbighshire County council
Gop Hill, Flintshire

Wrexham Walking Festival

June 10th – 16th

Explore our area of outstanding natural beauty and lose yourself in our countryside. With the Wrexham Walking Festival you can explore our corner of North Wales and experience the rural air in your lungs. With 7 days of FREE walks exploring the Dee Valley and the Clwydian Range this is one festival you don’t want to forget your camera.

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Corwen Walking Festival

September 1st – 2nd

From walks around Corwen itself, finding out about the history of the town, to a high level ridge walk along the Berwyn reaching over 800 metres in height, the Corwen Walking Festival has it all. We are offering guided walks on both days and you have the choice of a full day walk or, with some of the shorter walks, doing one in the morning and another in the afternoon.

 

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