Home to some of the most dramatic mountain landscapes in the UK, Wales also has its own culture and Welsh language, distinct from those of neighboring England.
4. Brecon Beacons National Park
From elevated ridgelines above sweeping valleys to rolling hills and ancient woodland, the 519-square-mile Brecon Beacons National Park in south Wales is a fantastic destination for easy, accessible hiking and walking. Discover highlights of the national park and region on long day hikes as part of our Black Mountains and Wye Valley Walking Tour
center-based in the market town of Abergavenny.
5. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Lovers of coastal landscapes come from around the world to experience the hiking trails and walking routes of the Pembrokeshire Coast in southwestern Wales. With wide sandy beaches, rugged towering cliffs, and meandering estuaries, the most popular route through the area is the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
, which runs for 186 miles along the coast. Discover shorter sections of the path along some of Britain’s most spectacular coastline as part of our Pembrokeshire Coast Walking
6. Snowdonia National Park
Arguably the most famous national park in Wales, Snowdonia
is a colossus of jagged peaks, pristine lakes, and glacier-carved valleys that are criss-crossed in hiking and mountain biking trails. With hundreds of miles of trails to choose from, a highlight is ascending Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Climb it, and discover Welsh culture and history in nearby villages like Llanberis as part of our Snowdonia Walking Short Break Tour