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Trail Running in 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. Trail Running is a fantastic and 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. Trail Running is a glorious way to discover and explore the best of what Wales has to offer, with ample terrain to trail run on and awesome views seemingly at every turn. The charming Pembrokeshire Coast is an extremely popular tourist destination for trail running. Take a pick from our selection of trail running trips in Wales, and you will fall in love with this fascinating slice of beauty.

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There are many reasons for choosing Trail Running in Wales

Raw natural scenery is perhaps what Wales is best known for, with its hugely vast and lush green valleys, rocky and volcanic-like hills and mountains, mesmerising large lakes, and its underrated yet sensational coastlines and beaches. When trail running one is exposed to superb views of all of these, with Mt. Snowdonia even providing views all the way to England and the Irish Sea.


Good to know:

Country Code



Pound Sterling


English and Welsh

Best time to visit

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

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


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

More info about Trail Running in Wales:

Some of the trail running can be quite challenging, so being in decent shape before your trail running 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. Try and learn more about this beautiful, distinct culture

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