Walker on path down from devils Kitchen to Cwm Idwal with Llyn Idwal and Pen yr Ole Wen in shot

How Walking Effects Well-Being: Studies Prove Link Between Walking and Mental Health

“Walking in Wales is an opportunity to get out and about and see scenery and clear your mind and your thinking” so says Theresa May, by way of explanation for a surprise announcement that left media channels scrambling for comment....
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on April 21, 2017 (modified October 26, 2017)
Llansteffan Castle, over the Tywi estuary

Celtic Trails Sets All New Wales Coast Path Itinerary

The first coast path to officially outline an entire country opened May, 2012 and ever since its completion it’s been keeping us busy. However, it appears we’re not the only ones, as The Wales Coast Path has been a lightning ...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on April 20, 2017 (modified July 18, 2022)
Man reading while hiking

Great Books for Great Walks

Walking and literature has always kept close quarters, and perhaps there’s something about the travelling on foot that seems to bring your surroundings, thoughts and ideas into sharp focus. From pilgrimage to protest march, promena...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on April 14, 2017 (modified February 14, 2019)
Image of Sunset over Nash Point

Walking the South Wales Coast Path: The Glamorgan Heritage Coast

It’s been a beautiful weekend, and I headed down to Southerndown to spend the day exploring what I’m often told is a ‘criminally underrated’ slice of the British coast. There are some spectacular walks and places ...
Post written by Celtic Trails on April 4, 2017 (modified October 3, 2017)
Wye Valley Spring Campaign

A Spring in your Step

Happy first day of spring! It’s around this point in the calendar that we start getting that restless feeling, eager to dust off our boots and make the most of the new season! Wakers, perhaps more than most, are fine-tuned to the s...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on March 20, 2017 (modified September 5, 2017)
St David's Day Celebration

Celebrating the best of Wales – St David’s Day and the other weird and wonderful Welsh traditions

It’s March 1st, and across Wales people are proudly donning their daffodils and leeks in celebration of their patron saint, Saint David, and everything they love about Wales. Now, there’s a lot to enjoy about Wales – the spectacula...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on February 28, 2017 (modified July 5, 2017)
Angus Cunningham and Fergus

Celebrating Our First 20 Years

It is with great pride that Celtic Trails is turning 20 this year. Over the past two decades we have had the pleasure of creating 1000’s of holidays for our fantastic clients, many of whom have travelled from far points of the glob...
Post written by Ben Cunningham on February 23, 2017 (modified December 30, 2017)
Walking Inspiration

2017: See more, Do more

Discovering 2017’s best destinations by foot [row] [columns class=”medium-12 large-9″] Hello and a happy 2017 to you! It is of course that time of year when we’re trying to stick to our New Year’s resolutions, and whils...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on January 27, 2017 (modified March 10, 2017)
Countryside Scene

Take a walk through picturesque Suffolk

When it comes to walking holidays in the UK, a visit to the picturesque Suffolk countryside offers a diverse and invigorating trip. From beautiful National Trust locations to rugged pebbled beaches, winding idyllic roads with overhanging...
Post written by Celtic Trails on January 25, 2017 (modified July 4, 2017)
Heather Covered Hills

Exmoor’s Hoar Oak Cottage

(For hiking routes in Exmoor, browse our Coleridge Way walking itineraries). Exmoor is perhaps one of the lesser-known destinations for walking holidays in the UK, but with its steep valleys, wild moorlands and outstanding coastline it i...
Post written by Celtic Trails on January 10, 2017 (modified October 18, 2017)

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