Walks In North Wales


Wrexham Walks

Pontfadog Ceiriog Valley

A lovely countryside walk in the Ceiriog Valley. Starting at the Swan Inn car park in Pontfadog, the walk goes along the road before travelling up the valley on bridleways and lanes, affording great views of the valley below, where the walk crests there are views of the Berwyn mountains in the distance. The walk back down cuts across fields, bridleways and lanes back to Pontfadog.

Park and start the Walk at the Swan Inn car park: 52.9343040 -3.1406834

Total distance: 6.8 Miles
Total time: 3.58 hrs
Moving time: 2.30 hrs
Average speed: 1.67 mi/h

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Chirk Ceiriog Valley

A great walk in the Chirk area taking in the breathtaking Ceiriog Valley. Parking and starting at the public car park in Chirk, then walking along the road to near the railway station, the rest of the walk is then on parkland and farmland tracks, river side tracks and small sections of lanes. All well signposted (look out for the white topped posts for first half), then Offa’s Dyke section, Ceiriog Valley section and even a bit of the Shropshire Way are all part of this walk. At 6.3 miles and relatively flat an easy walk with great scenery. The first part of the Walk is in the grounds of Chirk Castle and we are led to believe this is only open for public walking April to October. Highlights include stunning views of Chirk viaduct and adjacent aqueduct that you pass under, as well as Chirk Castle and the River Ceiriog.

Park and start the Walk at the public Car park in the middle of Chirk

Total distance: 6.3 Miles
Total time: 4 hrs
Moving time: 3.15 hrs
Average speed: 2 mi/h
Max elevation: 601 ft
Min elevation: 367 ft

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