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Glyndŵr's Way

A walking holiday tracing the history of Owain Glyndŵr through the spectacular landscape of Mid Wales.

4 to 15 nights
45-165 miles
Moderate / Demanding to Demanding

From £370 per person

About the trail

In the early 15th century, Owain Glyndŵr led an ill-fated rebellion against English rule. This superb walk through some of the finest scenery in Wales visits many of the sites connected with his campaign for an independent Welsh nation. Beginning in the old market town of Knighton on the English border, the walk enjoys a landscape of rich farmland, rounded hills, quiet forests, gentle riverbanks and hidden valleys, with excellent, far-reaching views throughout.

As well as many wonderful little settlements, Glyndŵr's Way boasts a wealth of amazing history to discover, with landmarks of interest including the ruins of Abbey Cwmhir and the magnificent Powis Castle.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to experience the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Dog friendly tours available

Dogs are welcome on select routes along this trail. Look for the pawprint icon when choosing your holiday.

Customer reviews from the Glyndŵr's Way

“Number 2 in my top UK walks (after the Pennine Way). Great scenery, no crowds - only met 5 other walkers during the 9 days. Glorious.”
Mr Thorp, Jersey
“For hardy walkers, this is a quiet, fairly demanding walk and the scenery is second to none. I think we have already proved that we will book with you again by having easily reached double figures in booking.”
Mrs Deadman, UK
“Definitely a hidden treasure! A wild and mysterious landscape. This northern section of Glyndwr’s Way seems little used. Signposts are excellent. A wonderfully varied walk with great views, stiff climbs, magical forests, pretty villages. Couldn’t have been better! Seamless service everyone! Many thanks!”
Mr Ball, UK
“Gloriously remote, stunningly beautiful and varied scenery, excellent directions and fantastic accommodation with superbly friendly welcoming hosts! Hillier than expected but much better for it!”
Mrs Lyall, UK
“Very hilly route. The standard of accommodation was very good & everybody we met was friendly & helpful.”
Mr Crook, UK
“Lovely and very diverse countryside, the Glyndwr's way is well sign-posted. Luggage transport was absolutely hassle free. The transfer to and from the starting points for two of the days was surprisingly pleasant. In general, we always found satisfying to very good places for dinner.”
Dr Otto, UK
“Organisation and accommodation was all good. Information provided and organisation was very good.”
Mr Bradley, UK
“I have now finished walking the northern section of Glyndwr's Way and it was a wonderful experience. Thank you for your help in organising my trip. Everything went smoothly, the weather was perfect, and all my accommodations were really excellent.”
Mr Birch, Australia
“Very quiet path, but well-signed and moderate effort required. A real hidden treat.”
Mr Ratcliffe, UK
"Tour de France does Glyndwrs Way" by Ann Lyall (2019)
"After Foel Fadian" by Thomas Witzel (2017)
"Lake Vyrnwy" by Thomas Witzel (2017)
"Looking back to Foel Fadian" by Thomas Witzel (2017)
"Two Cows and their Calves near Dolanog" by Chris Michiels (2017)