10 mile walk - Led or self-guided

If you are new to walking challenges, or not so confident at map-reading, this year we are offering a led walk option on the 10 mile route.  You will be guided around the spectacular landscape by an experienced walk leader, leaving you free to enjoy the wonderful views.  If you prefer, you can take this route self guided, challenging yourself with map reading and way-finding.

Starting off easy, you will be able to enjoy the scenic farmland along The Cambrian Way. Once you past The Arch / Y Bwa you enter the beautifully wild Ystwyth Forest and expect some steep climbs. Enjoy the vast moorlands of Devil’s Bridge, before a gentle climb with stunning views of Lyn From Goch whilst keeping a look out for Red Kites.

All routes will be fully marshalled and the event will be supported by Brecon Mountain Rescue Team.

All Walkers will get:

  • A bespoke route guide
  • A Big Welsh Walk t-shirt
  • A Big Welsh Walk medal
  • Discounted deals at local accommodation, attractions and food & drink outlets

Can I bring a dog?

Yes, dogs are more than welcome to attend. All dogs must be kept on lead at all times. Please be aware that there are numerous stiles which your dog may need to be lifted over. The Big Welsh Walk takes place in an agricultural area and there will be livestock- the owner is responsible at all times for the dog. Please also be mindful of the length of challenge you and your dog are undertaking.

Do I need to be able to read a map?

You'll need to navigate around the route using a map. The route will also be signposted and marshalled.

What do I need to bring with me?

You'll received a full information pack on sign up. Packing your rucksack with food and drink, appropriate clothing and a personal first aid kit would be a good start. Don't forget your walking boots too.

Where can I stay locally?

There is plenty of accommodation locally, and on sign up you will have access to a whole range of discounts including accommodation and attractions.

Is there dog friendly accommodation?

Yes, locally there are plenty of places you can book will happily accept well behaved dogs.

Is this a family friendly walk?

Yes, it is. Families are more than welcome to attend the Big Welsh Walk.  Any people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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.