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National Trail Acorn and Welsh DragonGlyndwr's Way/Llwybr Glyndwr National Trail

217 km / 135 miles

Powys
Named after Owain Glyndwr, the 15th century warrior/statesman who attempted to establish an independent Welsh nation, the route is by, or close to, many sites connected with his rebellion. It links with Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at both ends and passes through Abbey Cwmhir, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Llangadfan and Hope.

The route became a National Trail in 2000 and part of the upgrade significantly reduced the amount of road walking.

The Ann Griffiths Walk (7 miles) between Pont Llogel and Pontrobert along the Afon Efyrnwy links into Glyndwr's Way National Trail at each end catering for a circular route of about 16 miles.

The LDWA National Trails Register offers certificates for completers of several British National Trails.


Details:

Path Type
National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn and Welsh Dragon
Waymark
National Trail Acorn and Welsh Dragon
Attributes
National Trail (England and Wales); Downland/Wolds; Moorland
Start
SO283724 - Knighton, Powys
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Finish
SJ227074 - Welshpool, Powys
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Open Date
2000

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate
Certificate for National Trails (Long Distance Walkers Association - 2009)
Paperback
Glyndwr's Way (Cicerone Guides) (Cicerone Press - 2014)
Paperback
Glyndwr's Way: National Trail Guides (Aurum Press - 2004)
Illustrated Map
Paperback
Owain Glyndwr's Way (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch - 2001)
Leaflet
Glyndwr's Way/Llwybr Glyndwr (Machynlleth Tourist Information Centre - 2000)
Booklet
Offa's Dyke Path & Glyndwyr's Way: Accommodation Guide (Offa's Dyke Association - Annual)
Looseleaf
Accommodation list
Walking in Mid Wales & Brecon Beacons (Powys County Council - 2005)
Booklet
Ann Griffiths Walk (Powys County Council)
Badge
Badge for Glyndwr's Way (Offa's Dyke Association)
Paperback
Big Walks of Great Britain (Summersdale Publishers - 2007)
Looseleaf
Paperback
Big Walks of the South (Summersdale Publishers - 2010)
Booklet
Glyndwr's Way (Mike Salter - June 2012)
Badge
Badge for National Trails (National Trails)
Certificate
Paperback
Glyndwr's Way National Trail (Kittiwake - 2014)

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
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Digital Maps:
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Glyndwr's Way 1:25k & 1:50k (Satmap - 2009)

Walking Support Providers:

Support Providers
Baggage Handling and Self Guided Walks (Celtic Trails Walking Holidays)
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Baggage Handling and Self-Guided Walks (Walking Holiday Company)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Contours Walking Holidays)
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Self-Guided Walking Holidays (Wales Walking Holidays)
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Self Guided Walking Holidays (Green Traveller)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
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Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Wheely Wonderful Cycling)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Hotels
Milebrook House  (bookable online)
3 Km
< 1 Km
B & B Accommodation
Offa Dyke House  (bookable online)
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Self-catering
Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
16 Km
B & B Accommodation
3 Km
20 Km
Other
MorphPODs @ Brandy House Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
25 Km
Self-catering
Brandy House Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
25 Km
B & B Accommodation
Brandy House Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
25 Km
B & B Accommodation
Thistledo House B&B  (bookable online)
2 Km
45 Km
B & B Accommodation
Beili Neuadd Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
5 Km
54 Km
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The Unicorn Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
75 Km
Self-catering
Dan Y Coed  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
76 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Old School House  (bookable online)
4 Km
96 Km
Self-catering
Hendreron & Llwyn-y-Gronfa  (bookable online)
1 Km
105 Km
Self-catering
Penyglog Farm Cottages  (bookable online)
2 Km
105 Km
Self-catering
3 Km
119 Km
Camp Site
Gwerniago Campsite  (bookable online)
3 Km
119 Km
Self-catering
Yr Hen Stablau  (bookable online)
1 Km
119 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
120 Km
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The Wynnstay  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
121 Km
B & B Accommodation
Dyfiview B&B  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
121 Km
Self-catering
Glangwynedd Holiday Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
121 Km
Self-catering
Dovey Valley Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
121 Km
B & B Accommodation
Accommodation at CAT  (bookable online)
4 Km
121 Km
Camp Site
Penrhosbach Campsite  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
124 Km
Self-catering
Penrhosmawr Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
124 Km
Other
Caravans @ Penrhosmawr  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
124 Km
Other
Glamping & Penrhosmawr  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
124 Km
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Penrhosmawr Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
124 Km
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The Penrhos Arms  (bookable online)
1 Km
137 Km
Self-catering
2 Km
138 Km
Self-catering
Aberhiriaeth  (bookable online)
2 Km
138 Km
Caravan Park
Bryn Uchel Caravan Park  (bookable online)
4 Km
138 Km
Self-catering
The Old Coach House Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
138 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Old Coach House  (bookable online)
4 Km
138 Km
Self-catering
Isfryn Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
138 Km
Caravan Park
Cringoed Caravan  (bookable online)
2 Km
145 Km
Camp Site
Cringoed Holiday Park  (bookable online)
2 Km
145 Km
Self-catering
Cyfie Farm  (bookable online)
1 Km
191 Km
Self-catering
4 Km
194 Km
B & B Accommodation
Tan y Graig  (bookable online)
2 Km
201 Km
Self-catering
The Old Stable  (bookable online)
4 Km
208 Km
Self-catering
Upper Gelli Lodge  (bookable online)
2 Km
210 Km
Other
Trefnant Hall  (bookable online)
4 Km
212 Km
Self-catering
Trefnant Hall Cottage Suite  (bookable online)
4 Km
212 Km
B & B Accommodation
Vine House Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
4 Km
215 Km

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Route Profile:

218.0 Km (135.5 miles)
7,180 m (23,556 ft) ascent
504 m (1,654 ft)  maximum height