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: Llanwonno, Rhondda Cynon Taf
Place type: Other Settlement
Location: Grid Ref: ST 0303 9556 • X/Y co-ords: 303033, 195568 • Lat/Long: 51.6505,-3.4029853
County/Unitary Authority: Rhondda Cynon Taf
OS Explorer map: 166: Rhondda & Merthyr Tydfil / Merthyr Tudful
RI Wales Road M
Walking route: 78km, Difficulty: Moderate
Explorer WalkUntitled map
Walking route: 7.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 20.9km, Difficulty: Energetic
Cwmtaf Forest Walk 4
Walking route: 7.2km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Caerphilly y Caerdydd
route: 27.1km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Walking route: 10.8km, Difficulty: Leisurely
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La Cala, in PENDERYN
Sleeps: 10, Bedrooms: 5
Luxury, detached Brecon Beacons cottage in National Park. Five bedrooms, perfect for families and walkers. Aberdare 6 miles.
The Old School, in PONTNEDDFECHAN
Sleeps: 6, Bedrooms: 2
Lovely mid-terrace holiday home in small village of Pontneddfechan. Comfortable accommodation. Ideal for walkers and cyclists. Set in pretty 'Waterfall Country'. Swansea 21 miles.
Ty Maen, in BRYNCETHIN
Sleeps: 3, Bedrooms: 1
A delightful annexe, attached to the owner’s home in Bryncethin near Bridgend, South Wales. Lawned garden with furniture. Walk-in dressing room. Close to pub. Great base for exploring South Wales. Bridgend 3.5 miles.