Top 5 wild camping spots across Wales
Daniel Start, author of the new Wild Guide Wales, chooses his favourite wild camping spots in Wales and gives you directions on how to get there.
Name: Cwmystwyth, Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
Place type: Other Settlement
Location: Grid Ref: SN 7891 7400 • X/Y co-ords: 278915, 274001 • Lat/Long: 52.3507,-3.77916938
County/Unitary Authority: Ceredigion (Sir Ceredigion)
OS Explorer map: 213: Aberystwyth & Cwm Rheidol
Bwlch Nant yr Arian 12 miles
Walking route: 18.7km, Difficulty: Moderate
WRT 2014 | WRT2014
Walking route: 247.2km, Difficulty: Energetic
El-An back | El-An Back
Other route: 143.5km, Difficulty: Energetic
Walking route: 5.4km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Nantsyddion - Nant Rhys bothies circuit
Walking route: 24.6km, Difficulty: Energetic
Gorllwyn & Drygarn Fawr from Llanerch
Walking route: 21km, Difficulty: Energetic
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Chestnut Cottage, in ABERYSTWYTH
Sleeps: 6, Bedrooms: 3
Wonderful Grade II listed holiday cottage, part of quality dairy conversion, offering superb accommodation, excellent walking and cycling from the doorstep. Aberystwyth 8 miles.
Plynlimon View, in DEVIL’S BRIDGE
Sleeps: 4, Bedrooms: 2
Charming semi-detached cottage close to Devil's Bridge. Character beams and multi-fuel stove. Well-equipped, cosy accommodation. Cardigan Bay coastline 12 miles.
Ty Twt, in LLYWERNOG
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
Detached cottage in Llywernog village overlooking the Pumlumon Range of the Cambrian Mountains. Wonderful walking, mountain biking and wildlife on doorstep. Close to the renowned Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre. Devil's Bridge 5 miles.