Glyndwr’s Way Walking Holiday

Long Distance Trail Walks in the UK

Price from: £675 for 7 nights

Nights: Variable

Glyndwr’s Way Walking Holiday

Holiday Details

  • Remote walk across beautiful moorland and mid wales hills
  • Lake Vyrnwy, Clwedog Reservoir
  • Owain Glyndwr Centre
  • Lovley market towns of Knighton, Llanidloes, Machynlleth
  • Powys Castle

The Glyndwr’s Way walking holiday follows the 135 mile trail and is the most recent of the National Trails. It starts at Knighton on the English/Welsh border, crosses the Mid Wales hills to Machynlleth before looping back to finish in Welshpool. You can also add a section of Offa’s Dyke path from Welshpool to Knighton in order to complete the loop.

Glyndwr’s Way is named after Owain Glyndwr, a legendary Welsh nobleman who led a successful revolt against English domination in 1401.

Glyndwr's Way walking holiday

This National Trail is a walk through beautiful remote areas, and is suitable for more experienced walkers. It is an ideal walking holiday for those wanting to get away from the crowds and experience solitude. You will not meet many other walkers! The trail passes over moorland, rolling farmland, woodlands and forest areas with fabulous countryside and views over to the mountains of Snowdonia including Cader Idris.

Highlights of the Path include attractive towns of Knighton, Machynlleth with the Owain Glyndwr Centre and Llanidloes. Visit Powis Castle, many lakes including Lake Vyrnwy as well the wild and remote countryside. There is abundant wildlife including buzzards and red kites. The route is fully waymarked.

Byways Breaks offer a route planning, accommodation booking and luggage service on this walk – see more information


Prices shown are per person

Number of nights will vary depending on the particular Glyndwr’s Way walking holiday itinerary we work out for you. These are guide prices based on standard accommodation assuming double/twin rooms.

Byways Breaks Walking Holidays can provide the service for any number of nights and rest days can be added or omitted as required

Number of Nights Approximate price
 7 £675
10 £965
14 £1,350
Single supp/night single walkers £25 – 55
Single supp/night if part of group £15 – 40

Discounts & Offers

Group Discount for this walking holiday:

Discounts of 10% for groups of 4 or more adults

What's Included?

This service includes –

  • Working with you to plan your route and walking holiday along Glyndwr’s Way
  • Bookings and payments for B & B accommodation
  • Detailed directions to each of the places you stay
  • Luggage transfer
  • Details about evening meals & packed lunches
  • Advice on travel arrangements
More Information

Accommodation Booking and Luggage Service on Glyndwr’s Way

A flexible service for independent walkers wanting to use Byways Breaks walking holidays experience and knowledge of the UK and Glyndwr’s Way, without having to book a fully ‘packaged’ walking holiday. Byways Breaks plan the stages of your Glyndwr’s Way walking holiday with you around what you want to do.

Byways Breaks walking holidays will:

• help walkers plan Glyndwr’s Way walk around the walking distance you want to do and quality accommodation

• check availability of good quality walker friendly accommodation

• check for dog friendly accommodation (if required)

• make the accommodation bookings and payments

• arrangements for packed lunches and evening meals (in more remote areas)

• arrange for your luggage to be transferred

…allowing you to enjoy a stress free walking holiday.

Tell us how far you want to walk, whether you want a rest day, whether you want to walk the whole of Glyndwr’s Way or part of it, and any other particular requirements you may have for your walking holiday – including walking with dogs.

Walker Friendly Accommodation

The walker friendly accommodation we choose is all different, all comfortable and offer a warm welcome for walkers. Byways Breaks know the Glyndwr’s Way area well, and visit all the walker friendly accommodation we use. Over the years Byways Breaks walking holidays have carefully selected a range of good quality walker accommodation, including; farmhouses, guest houses, pubs and hotels. All rooms chosen have en-suite or private bathrooms (very occasionally in more remote areas this isn’t possible).

We will also arrange for packed lunches or book evening meals you wish to order (you pay the B&Bs direct for these on arrival).

Maps and Books

Byways Breaks walking holidays give you detailed directions from Glyndwr’s Way to the places you are staying. Walking maps and walking guide books trail guide books are not included in the package but are sold separately – click here to buy walking maps and books. view walking maps and books for sale

Travel Arrangements

Byways Breaks walking holidays can help with your travel arrangements, including; car parking and taxis to and from stations. We have good contacts with local companies and can obtain competitive prices for local taxis.

Luggage Transfer Only

For walkers preferring to organise their own walking holidays and making their own accommodation arrangements, Byways Breaks can arrange luggage transfer along Offas Dyke, Glyndwr’s Way, Ribble Way, Anglesey Coast Path, Pembrokeshire Coast Path, North Wales Coast Path and the Shropshire Way. Allowing you the chance to enjoy you walking holiday without the hassle of carrying or moving your luggage. For a luggage transfer price, please contact us to discuss your requirements, including; details of the number in your walking group, an idea of the overnight stops along your walking holiday and how far you want to walk each day.

Help and Support

Full support including collection from stations and emergency back up, is not included in this service, however, Byways Breaks are on the end of the phone from 8.30am – 6.30pm each day should you have any problems with your accommodation bookings or luggage transfer during your walking holiday. We will also always try to help wherever we can with any other queries or problems you may have.


We're more than happy to help you book your ideal holiday. Get in touch by calling on (+44) 0151 722 8050, or contact us by email, by enquiring below.

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