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Top 10 Seasonal Walks

Top 10 Seasonal Walks

Waterfall in Autumn
Waterfall in Autumn


Natural Resources Wales have compiled ten of the best walks for each of the seasons in Wales. The walks vary from short distances starting at half a mile (1 kilometre) to long distances of up to 7 miles (11.5 kilometres). The terrain ranges from paths suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs to those who require more of a challenge with steep, rough and uneven trails.


The spring walks have been selected to help visitors enjoy the colours and sounds of nature waking for the new season with woodlands covered in wild flowers, and ducklings swimming in the reserves. Visitors can also enjoy peaceful waterfall walks and coastal routes.


The long summer days will help make the most of the 10 selected routes for this season. There are woodland puzzle trails, river walks and unusual gardens to explore if you wish to get away from the crowds during the holiday season.


Autumn brings out the spectacular colours of the trees as the leaveschange, giving the pleasure of reds, golds and browns throughout the landscape. NRS have chosen 10 routes to make the most of the vibrant beauty including forest, riverside, ridgetop and waterfall walks.


Winter means wrapping up warm and heading out for an adventure during the crisp, cold climate. The routes include all-ability trails and walks designed for families with young children. The more adventurous can climb up high for views of snow capped mountains.


For more information and to download routes, visit their website, which also includes their top ten activities and historical buildings.


You may also find our Walking in Wales fact file useful which includes information on the Wales Coast Path.

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