Staying still is so 2022. In 2023, Visit Wales invites you to explore the joys of Wales by undertaking one of the country’s numerous trails.
It’s an initiative that makes sense, given Wales is renowned for its walking paths, from the epic Wales Coast Path, that wraps around our entire coastline, to the famous routes snaking their way to the summit of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), our highest peak.
But of course not all trails involve donning a pair of hiking boots. For bikers, a trail could be a downhill run, for history buffs it could be a route between imposing medieval structures, or, for foodies, it could be an itinerary that sandwiches together some of Wales’ best coffee shops.
Whatever your interests, Wales has a trail for you, all of which will allow visitors to explore more of the country during their visit and gain a deeper insight into our heritage, culture and natural landscape.
Speaking about the launch of the new Wales by Trails campaign, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething, said, ‘2023 is a call for us to celebrate Wales’ trails, from the well-trodden to the brand new, and to open our country for all to enjoy.’
‘This year is all about finding forgotten treasures, embracing journeys of the senses and making memories along pathways around attractions, activities, landscapes and coastlines,’ Mr Gething added.
The question is: which trail will you choose? Here are six exciting itineraries to get you warmed up:
- Get behind the wheel to explore these pit stops along the North Wales Way
- Feel the adrenaline spike on this two-day mountain biking and zip-lining adventure in North Wales
- Push yourself (and your knees) on one of these beautiful long-distance hiking trails
- Indulge your sweet tooth on this tour of interesting eateries along the Welsh-English border
- See the beauty of the coast on these accessible sections of the Wales Coast Path
- Travel back in time on this trail between four of our most famous castles