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Walks and Trails in Mid Wales

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Borth Walk

Borth, Ceredigion, SY24 5JU, Tel: 0300 065 3000, www.cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk

Start: Borth High Street
Grid Reference: SN 608 901
Distance: Walk A: 4.4 km – 2.7 miles
Walk B: 10.7 km – 6.6 miles
Grade: Easy
Terrain: Roads, firm tracks, sand and shingle
Maps: OS Explorer – OL 23 & 213

 
 
 
Mynydd Gorddu Walk

Ceredigion, SY24 5HE, Tel: 0300 065 3000, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Tal-y-bont village green
Grid Reference: SN654 891
Distance: Walk A: 10.5 km – 6.5 miles
Walk B: 9.8 km – 6.1 miles
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Tarmac road, firm tracks, fields and woodland. Can be muddy in places

 
 
 
Tal-y-bont Walk

Ceredigion, SY24 5HE, Tel: 0300 065 3000, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Easy/Moderate

Start: Tal-y-bont village green
Grid Reference: SN 654 891
Distance: 3.1 km – 1.9 miles
Grade: Easy/moderate
Terrain: Tarmac road and grassy tracks. Can be muddy
Maps: OS Explorer – 213

 
 
 

Ceredigion, SY24 5HE, Tel: 0300 065 3000, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Tre’r Ddol
Grid Reference: SN659 921
Distance: 5.6km – 3.5 miles
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Woodland, fields, firm tracks and roads
Maps: OS Explorer – OL 23
Refreshments: Wildfowler pub, Cynfelin café and shop

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  • Miles: 4
  • Rail station: Aberystwyth (8 miles)
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Llyn Barfog Walk

Gwynedd, LL36 0DF, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Snowdonia National Park Authority car park, Cwm Maethlon/Happy Valley
Grid Reference: SN 640 986
Distance: 5 km - 3.1 miles (shortcut 4 km – 2.5 miles)
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Open moorland, firm tracks, fields and tarmac road.

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  • Miles: 3
  • Rail station: Tywyn (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Cae Adda Walk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Near Dovey Valley Shooting Centre
Limited car parking
Grid Reference: SH 806 051
Distance: 10 km – 6.2 miles
Grade: Moderate with some steep sections
Terrain: Fields, rough tracks
Maps: OS Explorer - 215

 
 
 
Machynlleth

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Strenuous

Start: Ceinws village
Grid Reference: SH760 059
Distance: 11.3 km – 7 miles (additional 0.7km - 0.4 miles to Llanwrin)
Grade: Moderate / Strenuous
Terrain: Firm tracks, open fields
Maps: OS Explorer 215

 
 
 
Cwm Ralltgoed Walk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Easy/Moderate

Start: NRW forest car park.
Turn R just before Aberllefenni village sign.
Grid Reference: SH 769 092
Distance: 8.4 km - 5.2 miles
Grade: Easy/Moderate
Maps: OS Explorer . OL23

 
 
 
CwrtWalk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Village car park, Cwrt
Grid Reference:SH 688 000
Distance: 4.8 km – 3 miles (with extension 6.6 km - 4 miles)
Grade: Moderate (extension energetic)
Terrain: Tarmac road, firm tracks, fields and woodland
Maps: OS Explorer - OL 23

 
 
 
Derwenlas Walk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Lay-by Derwenlas
Grid Reference: SN721 991
Distance: 6.2 km - 3.8 miles
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Firm tracks, open fields, some boggy areas
Maps: OS Explorer OL23

 
 
 
Machynlleth to Morben Walk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Machynlleth – Y Plas car park
On A493 from Aberystwyth, take 3rd exit on 1st roundabout
Grid Reference: SH 743 004
Distance: 8.3 km or 5.1 miles
Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Roads/firm tracks/woodland paths/fields

 
 
 
Pennal Walk

Powys, SY20 8BL, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Strenuous

Start: Pennal village
Grid Reference: SH 699 004
Distance: 13.2km – 8.3 miles
Grade: Strenuous – A mountain walk, not to be undertaken in poor visibility
Maps: OS Explorer – OL 23

 
 
 
Walking Infographic
Visit Wales VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ, Tel: 0300 065 3000, www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Walk Route: Moderate

Start: Centre for Alternative Technology
(C.A.T) car park
Grid Reference: SH 754 044
Distance: 7.1 km – 4.4 miles
Grade: Moderate (some steep sections)
Terrain: Firm tracks, roads and open grassland
Maps: OS Explorer OL23 or 215

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  • Miles: 5
  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Centre For Alternative Technology
Visit Wales VAQASSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ, Tel: 01654 705950, Email, visit.cat.org.uk

The trail explores the wildlife and biodiversity of the old slate quarry on which CAT is built and looks at the history of changing land-use and industry in the area.

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  • Rail station: Machynlleth (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
RSPB Ynys-Hir
Visit Wales VAQAS

Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA, Tel: 01654 700222, Email, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/y/ynys-hir/index.asp

There are two main circular routes: 1.5 miles and 3 miles. Both are unsuitable for wheelchairs. One route is without stiles and the longer route is rugged.

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  • Rail station: Dovey Junction (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
TriCounty Tours
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Vavasour House, Knucklas, Knighton, LD7 1PR, Tel: 01547 529007, Email, www.tricountytours.uk

Magical tours of the Marches. Personal/private chauffeur driven guided tours of mid Wales, Shropshire and Herefordshire. Sharing the beautiful landscape with visitors to the area.

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  • Rail station: Knighton/Knucklas (0.5 mile)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

Powys, SY21 0QH, Tel: 0300 065 3000, Email, www.naturalresources.wales/dyfnant

Numerous forest trails. The surface of the Pont Llogel Trail is especially suitable for wheelchairs. Your starting point is from the picnic site at Pont Llogel on the B4395, 3 miles NE of Llangadfan on the A458 West from Welshpool.

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  • Rail station: Welshpool (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Southern Snowdonia Greenway

Gwynedd, LL41 4TA, Tel: 01341 430628, Email, www.southsnowdoniagreenway.co.uk

Making use of trails, forest tracks and quiet back roads the South Snowdonia Greenway offers a journey of up to 43 km through the heart of South Snowdonia. A real 'must do' for cyclists, trail runners and walkers alike!

 
 
 
 

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