Mountaineering trips – Wales

Wales is the definition of small but mighty, with a huge array of dramatic landscapes and stunning mountainous terrain packed in to its compact size. Mountaineering is the best and most epic way to explore this gorgeous place.

Wales is a truly captivating and extraordinary place, with its abundance of mountainous national parks, rugged and beautiful coastline and some of the most pristine and untouched scenery in the United Kingdom.

Mountaineering is a glorious way to discover and explore the best of what Wales has to offer, with ample terrain to mountaineer on and awesome views out over the striking land below. Mt Snowdonia is also an extremely popular tourist destination for mountaineering.

Take a pick from our selection of mountaineering trips in Wales, and you will fall in love with this fascinating slice of beauty.


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Snowdonia is by far the most popular part of Wales to indulge in mountaineering, and in the warmer months this region can be very busy, so plan your trip accordingly to try and avoid the crowds.

Some of the mountaineering can be quite challenging, so being in decent shape before your mountaineering trip will enhance your enjoyment of it.

The small villages and towns in Wales are much more traditional than the bigger metropolis’ of Cardiff, Swansea and Wrexham, and often you will encounter people who can only speak Welsh.



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Cold and wet in Winter, with temperatures rarely getting above 5 degrees celsius. Summers are cool but sunnier, with temperatures often ranging between 15-20 degrees celsius.


English and Welsh.


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How to get there

Regular trains to South Wales (Cardiff and Swansea) from London and other English towns and cities. Easy access to North Wales via Liverpool by car and bus.

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Best time to visit

May-September, when the weather is warmest and rainfall is least.




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