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Glyndŵr's Way

Glyndŵr's Way

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

4 to 15 nights
46-166 miles
Moderate / Demanding to Demanding

From £400 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

“Very quiet path, but well-signed and moderate effort required. A real hidden treat.”
Mr Ratcliffe, UK
“In respect of the walk as a whole it was thoroughly enjoyable and probably one of the most challenging and satisfying walks we’ve undertaken. We chose to walk Glyndwr’s Way because of the remoteness it suggests and we certainly weren’t disappointed. We would definitely recommend this walk for anyone looking for something different.”
Mrs Davies, Isle of Man
“Excellent organisation and choice of overnight stopovers. Too many highlights to say which section was best.”
Mr Whitehorn, UK
“I did enjoy the walk, though it was certainly challenging in terms of ups and downs, and I speak as one who has done many long-distance walks over a number of years.”
Mr McDowell, UK
“Very hilly route. The standard of accommodation was very good & everybody we met was friendly & helpful.”
Mr Crook, UK
“It was everything that I had hoped. Thanks for organising the trip.”
Mr Henderson, 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
“Fulfilling hike with great countryside and remarkably friendly/chatty farmers. Hardly anyone else around so one for those who like to be alone.”
Mr Wright, 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
"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)