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

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217 km / 135 miles
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:

Waymark: National Trail Acorn and Welsh Dragon
Path Type: National Trails (England & Wales)
Waymark: National Trail Acorn and Welsh Dragon
Attributes: National Trail (England and Wales)
Very Challenging
Downland/Wolds
Moorland
Start: SO285723 - Knighton, Powys View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ226073 - Welshpool, Powys View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2000
Web Sites: National Trails - Glyndwr's Way British Walks - Glyndwr's Way [blog] Rambling Man - Glyndwr's Way [blog] Pete's Trip Reports - Glyndwr's Way [blog] Glyndwr's Way part 1 [YouTube video] Glyndwr's Way part 2 [YouTube video] Trailplanner - Glyndwr's Way / Llwybr Glyndwr [blog] A walker's journal - Glyndwr's Way [blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate Certificate for National Trails  (Long Distance Walkers Association )
Guidebook Walking Glyndwr's Way : a National Trail through mid-Wales  (Cicerone Press  - 2018 )
Guidebook Owain Glyndwr's Way  (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch  - 2001 )
Booklet Offa's Dyke Path & Glyndwyr's Way : where to stay  (Offa's Dyke Association  - Annual )
Accommodation list Offa-s Dyke Path & Glyndwyr's Way: Where to stay - PDF version  (Offa's Dyke Association  - Annual )
Accommodation list Backpackers & Camping List for Offa's Dyke Path and Glyndwyr's Way  (Offa's Dyke Association  - Annual )
General Interest Book Big walks of Great Britain  (Summersdale Publishers  - 2007 )
General Interest Book Big walks of the south  (Summersdale Publishers  - 2010 )
Guidebook Glyndwr's Way  (Mike Salter  - June 2012 )
Badge Badge for National Trails  (Trails Shop )
Certificate Certificate for National Trails  (Trails Shop )
Guidebook Glyndwr's Way National Trail  (Kittiwake Press  - 2014 )
Guidebook The National Trails : 19 long-distance routes through England, Scotland and Wales  (Cicerone Press  - 2015 )
Other National Trail mug  (Trails Shop )
Other Glyndwr's Way hiking t-shirt  (Trails Shop )

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Maps:

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Paths Marked on OS mapping
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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):
OS Landranger 124, 125, 126, 135, 136, 137, 147, 148
OS Landranger Active 124, 125, 126, 135, 136, 137, 147, 148
OS Explorer 23, 200, 201, 214, 215, 216, 239
OS Explorer Active 23, 200, 201, 214, 215, 216, 239
Other Paper Maps:
A-Z Adventure Atlas
Glyndwr's Way Adventure Atlas (Geographers' A-Z Map Company (an imprint of HarperCollins) - 2018)
Harvey National Trail map
Glyndwr's Way (Harvey Maps - 2014)
Digital Maps:
Satmap OS mapcard
Downloadable Digital Mapping

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 (Great British Walks Limited)
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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)
Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Let's Go Walking! Ltd)
Support Providers
Walking, Hiking and Cycling Holidays (Wheely Wonderful Cycling)

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Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

 
 
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Path
Along
Path
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
< 1 km
Bunk House
4 km
78 km
Bunk House
< 1 km
92 km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 km
121 km

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Downloads:

GPX Route File
Glyndwr's Way/Llwybr Glyndwr National Trail GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 01/07/2018 23:09:41 - Route checked against new publication by Cicerone
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MemoryMap Route File
Glyndwr's Way/Llwybr Glyndwr National Trail Memory Map Route File
Last Updated 01/07/2018 23:09:42 - Route checked against new publication by Cicerone
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Tracklogs Route File
Glyndwr's Way Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 01/07/2018 23:09:48 - Route checked against new publication by Cicerone
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Route Profile:

217.7 km (135.3 miles)
7,202 m (23,629 ft) ascent
504 m (1,654 ft)  maximum height

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