The Best 28 Ridge Walks in Wales - Expert Guides to The UK's Best Walks

Trust the experts - these are the Welsh 'ridge' walks you really cannot afford to miss!

Craig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris - one of The Best 28 Ridge Walks in Wales - Expert Guides to The UKCraig Cwm Amarch from Cadair Idris
Photo: Harry Monks

One of the best things about walking in Wales is the opportunity to walk along high mountain Ridges* with grand vistas on either side.

In fact, after doing all that uphill work to reach a mountain summit - it would be a shame not to venture at least some way along the ridge before descending again to a well earned drink.

Walk The Best 28 Ridge Walks in Wales - Expert Guides to The UK's Best Walks

But because there are so many great Ridges* in Wales to walk along - deciding which one is the best to do first (or next) can be daunting.

We've been walking Wales for more than 40 years and this list is a collection of 28 of our personal favourites.

This list includes walks, routes and maps in Wales of various lengths, ascents, grades, airiness and popularity so there is bound to be something to suit you (and your energy levels).

In any event, all will take you to the vantage points offering the very best views in Wales - so go on a nice day if you can.

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This is of course a personal choice and it wasn't easy. Indeed, it has taken over 40 years to compile! However if you prefer to search for your own walks - go4awalk.com has a huge choice of other walks, routes & maps in Wales to choose from including:

Or simply enter a walk, route, map or location name into our Search facility or surf one of our unique interactive walk selection maps covering Wales National Park.




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