Walking in Wales

Wales offers the perfect terrain for exploring on foot - high mountains, glacial lakes and dense forest; rolling hills heather-clad moors and limestone outcrops; and, of course, a beautiful and dramatic coastline. Explore the stunning scenery of the Snowdonia National Park on foot, and by journeying on sections of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway or discover the numerous hill forts, castles, old quarries and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal in the iconic Clwydian and Berwyn reanges of North East Wales.

It's time to see Wales for yourself with Headwater. If you're about to plan your next holiday and have any questions about one of holidays in Wales, one of our experienced team will be able to help.


Highlights of the Pembrokeshire Coast
United Kingdom: Wales

Highlights of the Pembrokeshire Coast

Incorporating some of the best walking on both the northern and southern sections of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. Stay in pretty St David’s, Britain’s smallest city and discover its immaculate beaches, tranquil harbour villages and rugged cliffs. Then head to Tenby for extensive sea views, Norman castles, towering sea stacks and unspoilt bays.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW06DT
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration6 nights, twin centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1449per person, tour only

  • 6 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Route notes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
Highlights of the Gower Peninsula Walk
United Kingdom: Wales

Highlights of the Gower Peninsula Walk

Walk the coastal paths of the Gower Peninsula, discovering the rich and diverse scenery which ranges from dramatic limestone cliffs and sandy beaches along the south coast to fragile dune and salt marsh in the north. You'll walk in two nature reserves and Llanrhidian Marsh, home to Oystercatchers and Turnstone.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW05GW
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration5 nights, twin centre
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1139per person, tour only

  • 1 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
Walk the Welsh Highland Railway
United Kingdom: Wales

Walk the Welsh Highland Railway

This self-guided walk through the Snowdonia National Park starts on the coast at Porthmadog and explores the rivers, peaks and ridges of Snowdonia, culminating in summiting Snowdon. The Welsh Highland Railway is used to cover more distance and to get you to the start or from the end of some walks.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW06WR
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1219per person, tour only

  • 3 Reviews
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
Walking Offa's Dyke Path (South)
United Kingdom: Wales

Walking Offa's Dyke Path (South)

This self-guided walking holiday takes in the southern section of the Offa's Dyke National Trail walking from Knighton to Sedbury Cliffs. Discover historic castles and abbeys and walk through parts of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Wye Valley AONB.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW08OS
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £1419per person, tour only
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfasts and 1 evening meal
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels
Walking Offa's Dyke Path (North to South)
United Kingdom: Wales

Walking Offa's Dyke Path (North to South)

Walk the full length of the Offa's Dyke National Trail from Prestatyn to Chepstow following the Welsh/English border from North to South. Discover Norman castles, medieval abbeys and iron age hill forts whilst walking through three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Clwydian Range, the Shropshire Hills and the Wye Valley.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW17OF
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided walking
  • Duration17 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From £2809per person, tour only
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfasts and 4 evening meals
  • Headwater navigation provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels