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: Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)
Place type: Village
Location: Grid Ref: ST 1038 9738 • X/Y co-ords: 310381, 197383 • Lat/Long: 51.6681,-3.29727268
County/Unitary Authority: Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful)
OS Explorer map: 166: Rhondda & Merthyr Tydfil / Merthyr Tudful
RI Wales Road M
Walking route: 78km, Difficulty: Moderate
Blorenge to pontypool
Walking route: 12.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
Explorer WalkUntitled map
Walking route: 7.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
Walking route: 20.9km, Difficulty: Energetic
Bassaleg Route 1 - Medium
Walking route: 9.8km, Difficulty: Moderate
Night Hike Route 2 - Short...
Walking route: 6.4km, 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.
Tylcha Fach Farm, in TONYREFAIL
Sleeps: 8, Bedrooms: 4
Welcoming detached cottage on the owners' working livestock farm, close to the South Wales town of Tonyrefail. En-suite, woodburner, pet-friendly. Tonyrefail 0.7 miles.
Sunnyside Lodge, in CWMBACH
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
An ideal base for couples to retreat to after fabulous days out in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Patio with hot tub. Pet-friendly. All ground floor. Aberdare 2.9 miles.