Glyndwr's Way
Walking Holiday in
Wales

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Glyndwr’s Way
Walking Holiday in Wales
from Knighton  to Welshpool via Machynlleth

Abbeycwmhir, Llanidloes, Lake Vrnwy and Meifod.

Walk Glyndwr’s Way, one of Wales’ long distance walking trails. Hiking in the Heart of Wales from Knighton to Welshpool via Lake Vyrnwy, Machynlleth, Lyn Glaslyn , Llanidloes, and Abbey Cwm-hir
Glyndwr’s Way is a 135 mile (217 km) clearly way-marked long-distance walking trail.

Glyndwr’s Way is the youngest of Wales’ three National Walking Trails, others being Offa’s Dyke Path and The Pembrokeshire Coast Path. The walking holiday begins on the English border, and traverses open moorland, farmland and forest en-route to Machynlleth, on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. Then you walk eastwards and inland again, hiking past beautiful Lake Vyrnwy, to finish the Glyndwr’s Way walking holiday in Welshpool.

This Welsh self guided walking holiday hikes through some of the highlights of Wales and is a great introduction to walking holidays in Wales and the UK.

The Glyndwr’s Way tour walks through some of Wales’ most spectacular landscapes full of wildlife and heritage and The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Steam Railway is on route, one of Wales’ great little steam railways.

Owain Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales in 1401. His army and guerrilla forces fought against English domination, a battle for Welsh independence which continues in a less violent form until this day. Glyndwr’s Way remembers this folk hero’s contribution to the Welsh nation. Machynlleth, where he established his parliament, is one of several sites en route linked to his life and work.
This is popular walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and site-seeing.

You can walk this hiking tour over 10 days at about 13 miles per day. You can also make it into a circular walk by returning to Knighton by way of Offa’s Dyke Path.

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

GLYNDWR’S WAY
walking holiday In Wales
 Knighton to Welshpool
12 day Itinerary
 10 days walking and 11 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  Arrive Knighton
Day 2:  Knighton to Felindre                   15 miles
Day 3:  Felindre to Abbeycwmhir           16 miles
Day 4: Abbeycwmhir to Llanidloes        16 miles
Day 5:  Llanidloes to Dyliffe                    15 miles
Day 6:  Dyliffe  to Machynlleth               15 miles
Day 7:  Machynlleth to Llanbrynmair     16 miles
Day 8:  Llanbrynmair to Llangadfan       11 miles
Day 9:  Llangadfan to Lake Vrnwy          7 miles
Day 10: Lake Vrnwry to Meifod               15 miles
Day 11: Meifod to Welshpool                     11 miles
Day 12:  Depart Welshpool

£990pp
dbl/twin

£1.199pp
single occ

£1,309pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Suggested Tour Duration:
11 nights, 10 days walking
Total Distance:
135 miles/216 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/16 miles 11/26 kms
Average Daily distance:
12 miles/19 kms
Grading:
Strenuous
Features:
Offa’s Dyke
Llyn Clywedog Reservoir
Foel Fadian
Lake Vyrnwy
Powis Castle, Welshpool
Welshpool and Llanfair Railway, Welshpool
Chirk Castle
This route connects with:
Offas Dyke Path
Wales Coast Path

What’s included
in your Glyndwr’s Way
walking holiday
in Wales

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • Guide Book
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Glyndwr’s Way
walking holiday in Wales

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks

What’s not included
in your Glyndwr’s Way
walking holiday in Wales

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane  to Bristol, Cardiff or Manchester, where we can arrange transfer to Knighton or starting point of your welsh walking holiday
  • By Car to Knighton or starting point of your welsh walking holiday where parking is available
  • By Train or Bus to Knighton / Welshpool or starting point of your welsh walking holiday

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