Glorious rolling countryside and remote forest paths await you on this 4 day stretch along Glyndwr’s Way. Starting at bustling Machynlleth and ending at popular Lake Vyrnwy, the route in between passes through remote hills offering fantastic views, where some days your only companion will be birdsong.
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A good level of fitness is required to walk this section of Glyndwr’s Way. Expect good paths with some steep ascents and descents, rolling hills and fabulous views.
Accommodation is limited along Glyndwrs Way so it is essential to plan and book ahead. Accommodation along this stretch can be viewed on the itinerary map.
There are some steep stretches along this route so consider using a baggage transfer company to transport your luggage. Alternatively base yourself in Machynlleth and book a taxi service to take you to your start point and back to base each day.
Parts of this section of the Glyndwr’s Way can be strenuous with climbs and descents so a good level of fitness is required. These sections are balanced with shorter mileage and include flat sections and places for breaks.
We advise that you choose footwear and clothing appropriate for these conditions and to suit the predicted weather.
Machynlleth and Llanbrynmair have shops and cafes but as sections of this route are quite remote finding food or places to eat along the way may be quite difficult. Be sure to plan your food and drink in advance and carry enough supplies for the day with you.
The official guidebook and map for the Trail are available from the National Trails Shop along with a wide range of gifts and other merchandise.
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