Ramblers Cymru Big Welsh Walk 2020

Challenge yourself in the Outdoors at Chirk and the Ceiriog Valley on Saturday 3 October 2020

Chirk Castle  

The Ramblers Cymru Big Welsh Walk, supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery, is back.

Starting from Chirk Castle in North East Wales, choose from one of five new routes.

As a signed up participant you'll receive:

  • A Ramblers Cymru Big Welsh Walk t-shirt
  • A goody bag
  • Discount offers from local businesses

And your Ramblers Cymru Big Welsh Walk medal when you complete the walk!

The question is... can you conquer the borderlands?

Big Welsh Walk

To register for a walk visit our Eventbrite page

Find out about the Big Welsh Walk Fundraising Challenge

If you have any questions or want more information contact us.

The Routes

Chirk Aqueduct

6 mile walk (Chirk Aqueduct) - Led or self-led

A six-mile circular walk following a section of the Offas Dyke Path, the Ceiriog River passing under Chirk Aqueduct and Viaduct before linking back onto the Llangollen Canal back to the Chirk Castle Estate.

Llangollen Canal - 6 mile walk

6 mile walk (Offa's Dyke and Llangollen Canal) - Led or self-led

A six-mile circular across Chirk Castle Estate onto the Offa's Dyke Path along quiet lanes, dropping down to join Llangollen Canal, following the towpath back to Chirk with a gentle climb back to Chirk Castle.

11 mile walk (Ceiriog Valley) - Led or self-led

An eleven-mile circular taking in the Llangollen Canal and Chirk Aqueduct, walking along the Ceiriog River before climbing up onto the ridgeline on the Offa's Dyke Path

16 mile walk (Dinas Castell Bran) - Self-led

A sixteen-mile circular following the Offa's Dyke Path out from Chirk Castle to the north side of the Dee Valley to Castell Dinas Bran, descending to the Llangollen and returning over the spectacular Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Big Welsh Walk 20 miles

20 mile walk (Panorama Rock Face) - Self-led

A varied circular taking in the Llangollen Canal, passing over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct then climbing up onto the north side of the Dee Valley along the Offa's Dyke Path, along the bottom of the Panorama rock outcrop before descending on to the Clwydian Way.

Supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery

People's Postcode Lottery

The Big Welsh Walk is funded thanks to the support of the fantastic players of People's Postcode Lottery.