Experience Wales’ most scenically beautiful and challenging long distance trail from Cardiff to Conwy.
Your journey will start in Cardiff, walking through pleasant parkland alongside the River Taff. From the picturesque mock castle of Castell Coch, forestry and pleasant ridge walking takes the walker quickly across two industrial valleys before joining the open common ridges bordering on the Vale of Usk.
You’ll then walk through the Brecon Beacons, close to The Bear, Powys.This former coaching inn dates back to 1432, and offers a stunning selection of over 30 rooms, with choices to suit families, travellers, couples and individuals alike. The Bear’s restaurant is famous for its carefully chosen cuisine, and prides itself on utilising a wide array of locally sourced ingredients, to come up with some delicious seasonal dishes. Discover more about The Bear here.
Follow the scenic route through central Wales, before journeying to Snowdon, ascend Bwlch Main ridge to the normally clouded and crowded summit of Snowdon. Follow the Pyg track to Pen-y-pass. The magnificent finish to the Cambrian Way descents from Conwy Mountain finishing at Conwy Castle.
Here, you’ll find The Castle Hotel, Conwy, built on the site of a 12th century Cistercian Abbey, the hotel oozes classic charm. Rest your legs in one of their 29 beautiful rooms, before dining in Dawson’s Bar or Shakespeare’s. Local artisan produce, a changing seasonal menu and outstanding team are all part of a true Welsh ‘sense of place’ experience. Discover more about The Castle here.