24
October
9:00 am - 12:45 pm
NT Skirrid car park
B4521, Abergavenny, UK

A Circuit Of The Skirrid – A 5 Mile Mini Mountain Day

Holy Mountain, Sacred Hill, Ysgyryd Fawr in Welsh – ‘ysgyryd’ meaning shattered or split – or simply The Skirrid, this mini mount goes by many names, hinting at its extensive and intriguing past. ...

24
October
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Llanwenarth Car Park
A40, Abergavenny NP7 7LA, United Kingdom

A Circuit Of Sugar Loaf

This is a guided walk around the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain near Abergavenny. This walk is 9.5km and has 400m of ascent. This is a moderate hill day and should be available to most levels of ability. ...

28
October
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Augustine's Church, Penarth
Saint Augustine's Church, Saint Augustine's Place, Penarth, UK

Wednesday Wanders – The Vale

Maintaining relationships and humanity during this time of social ...

31
October
9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Llanwenarth Car Park
A40, Abergavenny NP7 7LA, United Kingdom

A Circuit Of Sugar Loaf

This is a guided walk around the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain near Abergavenny. This walk is 9.5km and has 400m of ascent. This is a moderate hill day and should be available to most levels of ability. ...

31
October
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
NT Skirrid car park
B4521, Abergavenny, UK

A Circuit Of The Skirrid – A 5 Mile Mini Mountain Day

Holy Mountain, Sacred Hill, Ysgyryd Fawr in Welsh – ‘ysgyryd’ meaning shattered or split – or simply The Skirrid, this mini mount goes by many names, hinting at its extensive and intriguing past. ...

31 - 1
October - November
10:00 pm - 3:00 am
Skirrid Inn
Llanvihangel Crucorney, Abergavenny, UK

Halloween Ghost Hunt! Sold Out

Following our walk on the Skirrid on October 31st some of us will be going for food at The Skirrid Inn and then joining a professionally organised ghost hunt... This is what they say is on offer... ...

7
November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stanton
Stanton, Broadway, UK

Cotswolds Way Wander

The Cotswolds is an area renowned for its picturesque and historic idyllic villages. The start point will be at the sleepy village of Stanton. Probably one of the post prettiest and my favourite. ...

7
November
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Elan Valley Visitor Centre, Elan Valley, Rhayader, UK

Wales’ Very Own Lake District!

This wonderful days walk with its spectacular scenery is ...

15
November
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Soar Chapel
Tregaron SY25 6NP, United Kingdom

Walking Deepest Elenydd

This walk in the Doethie valley, one of the finest in Mid-Wales takes us deep into the rugged, remote country known as Elenydd and traverses some of the Cambrian Way. This is upland walking at its very best. ...

21
November
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Dragon's Back Pub
The Dragons Back, Pengenffordd, Talgarth, Brecon, UK

The Dragon’s Back And Waun Fach

This walk ascends the lumps and dips of the Y Grib ridge, known as the Dragon’s Back, from the tip of the tail to the highest point of the Black Mountains, Waun Fach. It takes in the remains of Castell Dinas, the highest castle in Wales and England, which dates from the very earliest days of the Norman conquest of Britain.Virtually all the ascent is in the first half of the walk with a couple of steep but easy sections ...

22
November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Whitchuch
Woods of Whitchurch, Whitchurch, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DJ, UK

Walk The Winter Wye Valley

This is a 9 mile walk with one hill but often over rough and muddy ground. ...

28
November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sgwd Gwladys
Sgwd Gwladys Coffee, Bar & Lodge, Glynneath, Neath, UK

Andy’s Amazing Eight Waterfalls!

We visit eight waterfalls of note and several smaller falls too. One of the waterfalls is usually available to walk behind and one we have to walk behind as that is where the footpath takes us! ...

29
November
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sgwd Gwladys
Sgwd Gwladys Coffee, Bar & Lodge, Glynneath, Neath, UK

Andy’s Amazing Eight Waterfalls!

We visit eight waterfalls of note and several smaller falls too. One of the waterfalls is usually available to walk behind and one we have to walk behind as that is where the footpath takes us! ...

5
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Forest Lodge
Brecon LD3 8NW

A Roman Road, Secret Valley And Fine Hill

This walk takes Andy back to when he lived at Forest Lodge and opened the first mountain bike hire centre in the Brecon Beacons. We'll meet at Forest Lodge and then follow Sarn Helen, a Roman Road, to the Hanging Valley, perhaps the most beautiful spot in the National Park. ...

6
December
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nant Crew Bridge
A470, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2HY

Pen Y Fan – Challenge From The South

Starting at a lay-by on the A470 we'll walk a route that will see us rather alone for a good deal of the day despite walking to the summit of the highest mountain in Southern Britain, Pen y Fan. This walk is 20km and has over 1000m of ascent so we regard this as a challenge event for seasoned walkers 🙂 ...

6
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tintern Abbey
Tintern, Chepstow NP16 6TE

Tintern Abbey, Devil’s Pulpit and the River Wye

This is a magnificent varied walk with historical connections to the English romantic poet William Wordsworth and as with every walk there will be opportunities for refreshments. ...

19
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sgwd Gwladys
Sgwd Gwladys Coffee, Bar & Lodge, Glynneath, Neath, UK

Andy’s Amazing Eight Waterfalls!

We visit eight waterfalls of note and several smaller falls too. One of the waterfalls is usually available to walk behind and one we have to walk behind as that is where the footpath takes us! ...

19
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Car park on Sychnant pass road
74FQ+P4 Conwy, United Kingdom

Druids And Romans

The Northern part of the Carneddau range is home ...

20
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sgwd Gwladys
Sgwd Gwladys Coffee, Bar & Lodge, Glynneath, Neath, UK

Andy’s Amazing Eight Waterfalls!

We visit eight waterfalls of note and several smaller falls too. One of the waterfalls is usually available to walk behind and one we have to walk behind as that is where the footpath takes us! ...

28
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sgwd Gwladys
Sgwd Gwladys Coffee, Bar & Lodge, Glynneath, Neath, UK

The Festive Amazing Eight Waterfalls!

We visit eight waterfalls of note and several smaller falls too. One of the waterfalls is usually available to walk behind and one we have to walk behind as that is where the footpath takes us! ...

29
December
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nant Cwm Llwch car park
Unnamed Road, 8NE, Brecon

Pen Y Fan From The North

A fine and lesser ventured route up and onto Pen y Fan and available to most levels of fitness, so long as you can dig deep for the up. it's a 12km and 700m of ascent over, in the main, good surfaces. We'll take it easy on the way up so as to accommodate those who are beginning to get out there and walk the mountains. ...

9
January
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ystradfellte Car Park
Aberdare CF44 9JE

Ystradfellte Reservoir – A Hidden Jewel

The route is uphill, gently at first but then after the reservoir steeply up to the summit of Fan Llia and then a steep descent back to the start point. 17km and 500m of ascent. ...

16
January
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Llandrillo Car Park
Llandrillo, Corwen, UK

UFO Hunting In The Berwyns

On a cold January night in 1974, the residents of Llandrillo heard a loud bang, and thought it was something exploding. When they went outside they saw pulsating blue and orange lights floating in a circle around Cadair Bronwen. There have been reports of the army taking away a UFO that had crashed, and as can be imagined, there are lots of theories and conspiracies about what actually happened. ...

23
January
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Park Visitor Centre
Libanus LD3 8ER

Mountain Navigation Training Course

He's a Mountain Leader and has delivered many map and compass sessions, all to great acclaim 🙂 We will start at the beginning, in a cafe environment, and look at the basic uses of an Ordnance Survey Map, the standard map for hill walkers in the UK. ...

21 - 26 February
February
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Knoydart
Inverie, Knoydart, Mallaig PH41 4PL

Winter In Knoydart

Check out the gallery from a trip we did in September 2019 - https://www.facebook.com/pg/WalesOutdoors/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10156416913091820 ...

11 - 14 March
March
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Malham
Back Ln, Malham, Skipton BD23 4DJ

Three Peaks, Malham And Wuthering Heights

It's a long weekend with us meeting at the accommodation (we'll encourage car sharing on the way up) on the Thursday evening. Day's will be spent walking, food will be self/shared catering or in the pub and evenings will likely see us sat by the fire in The Buck Inn. ...

20
March
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Vernal Equinox Sunset On Pen Y Fan

The walk to the summit will follow a lesser walked route to the summit and we will descend by the main path. It can be cold on the top even in good weather so warm layers and waterproofs are essential. ...

31
March
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Wonderful Wednesdays – Pen Y Fan!

Meeting at Pont ar Daf car park we will have a four hour exploration of Pen y Fan and will likely go up following the river to the source of The Taff and then up over Corn Du and onto Pen y Fan. ...

2
April
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ClynGwyn
Small Car Park, Neath SA11 5US, UK

Parents And Kids Four Waterfalls Walk

This walk is aimed at parents and kids as it is being held midweek during the school holidays. We get to see four waterfalls of note including one that you can walk behind. ...

2
April
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Sunset On Pen Y Fan

The walk to the summit will follow a lesser walked route to the summit and we will descend by the main path. It can be cold on the top even in good weather so warm layers and waterproofs are essential. ...

3
April
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Easter Sunset On Pen Y Fan

The walk to the summit will follow a lesser walked route to the summit and we will descend by the main path. It can be cold on the top even in good weather so warm layers and waterproofs are essential. ...

10
April
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cilcain Carpark
Cilcain Carpark, Unnamed Road, Mold, UK

Penycloddiau Hill Fort – Clwydian AONB

We will visit 2 separate hill forts on this walk, the first Moel Arthur is believed to be the burial place of Bodecia, and then Penycloddiau, which is one of the largest hillforts in Wales, over 20+ hectares. The Clwydians are designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), and this walk will highlight some of the best parts. ...

1 - 3 May
May
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
King Arthur Hotel
Higher Green, Reynoldston, Gower SA3 1AD

Wild Camp Gower – Weekend Expedition!

The walk is 24 miles in total and so we'll need to average about 8 miles a day for the duration from Llanmadoc to Oxwich. At the start of the walk we'll arrange to leave a car or two at Oxwich so we have a shuttle sorted for the end of the walk on Sunday. ...

1
May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Whitford Beach Car Park
Swansea SA3 1DE

Gower Exploration – Llanmadoc to Llangennith

Starting at Llanmadoc this day long walk will see us walk with the backpackers, who are enjoying two nights of camping, out to Whitford Lighthouse and then along the beach as far as Burry Holms. Here we'll show you the coastal footpath and send you back to the start point. ...

1
May
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillend Campsite
Caravan Park Ltd, Hillend, Llangennith, Swansea SA3 1JD

Gower Social Camp!

YOU WILL need to book a spot with the campsite in advance of this event. Once you have booked please then RSVP here as spots are limited and we want only definate names down on this event page please 🙂 ...

2
May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hillend Campsite
Caravan Park Ltd, Hillend, Llangennith, Swansea SA3 1JD

Gower Exploration – Llangennith to Overton

Starting at Hillend this day long walk will see us walk, with the backpackers who are enjoying two nights of camping, from Hillend campsite along the beach and out towards Worms Head then along the dramatic cliffs towards Port Eynon and back to Overton. ...

5
May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dol Idris car park
Dôl Idris Car Park (start for Minffordd Path of Cader Idris climb/walk), Tywyn LL36 9AJ, UK

Cadair Idris

For some it’s Wales’ finest mountain, Cadair Idris, and we’re walking it on a wonderful Wednesday with the hope of having it virtually to ourselves. ...

6
May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gorsaf Rhyd Ddu Station
Gorsaf Rhyd Ddu Station, Caernarfon, UK

Snowdon!

It's the UK's most popular mountain, Snowdon, so why ...

7 - 9 May
May
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moel Siabod Cafe
Moel Siabod Cafe, Betws-Y-Coed, A5, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed, UK

Expedition North Wales

This is a tried and tested expedition in North Wales and takes in some fine scenery, the best of the quiet walking routes and includes a night in a bothy and a night wild camping at Andy's favourite wild campsite in the North. ...

17 - 20 May
May
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Llwyn Passat Car Park
Penarth Marina & Haven, Penarth, UK

The National Three Peaks Challenge!

Leaving from Cardiff on Monday morning we will drive to Fort William where we will overnight and then walk Ben Nevis on the Friday, Scafell Pike on the Saturday and Snowdon on the Sunday. ...

21
June
4:00 am - 7:00 am
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Summer Solstice Sunrise On Pen Y Fan

The walk to the summit will follow a lesser walked route to the summit and we will descend by the main path. It can be cold on the top even in good weather so warm layers and waterproofs are essential. ...

21
June
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Pont ar Daf
Brecon LD3 8NL

Summer Solstice Sunset On Pen Y Fan

The walk to the summit will follow a lesser walked route to the summit and we will descend by the main path. It can be cold on the top even in good weather so warm layers and waterproofs are essential. ...

1 - 31 July
July
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Iceland
Keflavíkurflugvöllur (KEF), Keflavík, Iceland

Iceland

Just a heads up. Andy will be delivering one and perhaps up to three separate week long tours in Iceland in 2021. ...