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: Moel y Waun, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Place type: Hill Or Mountain
Location: Grid Ref: SJ 1683 5342 • X/Y co-ords: 316837, 353428 • Lat/Long: 53.0716,-3.24270281
County/Unitary Authority: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
OS Explorer map: 256: Wrexham / Wrecsam & Llangollen
Erdigg Route | Erddig
Walking route: 12.9km, Difficulty: Moderate
WA Chk 1 575
Walking route: 9.2km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Walking route: 8.9km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Walking route: 21.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
Open to Offas South
Walking route: 36.5km, Difficulty: Moderate
Graianrhyd and Nercwys Forest...
Walking route: 18.6km, Difficulty: Energetic
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Scotch Hall Cottage, in LLANGOLLEN
Sleeps: 6, Bedrooms: 3
Grade II listed, 200-year old detached cottage in idyllic canalside position close to historic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Lovingly renovated, original beams. Llangollen 4 miles.
Llwyn Onn, in NERCWYS
Sleeps: 4, Bedrooms: 2
Detached, 1920s, timber-clad chalet bungalow on edge of Nercwys village, near Mold. Cosy accommodation with open fire. Excellent walking and cycling. Chester 15 miles.
Glan Clwyd Isa - Cae Caled Cottage, in BODFARI
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
Superb and most charming cottage on a 30 acre award-winnng farm 1.5 miles from Bodfari. Galleried bedroom, WiFi, swimming pool and private fishing. Denbigh 5 miles.