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Mid-Wales 4 Day Walking Festival

18th -21st September 2024

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Running since 1980, this 4 day long event attracts entrants from far and wide. Thesenon-competitive walks offer a great social opportunity for like minded people, some interesting and technically challenging walks and some of the finest scenery in Great Britain. There is walking available on any or all of the four days with self-guided routes of 12 or 20 miles. .gpx files are available for navigation devices, the routes are posted on the OS Maps website and app, and a printed route map is issued at


The aims of the walks are to provide a focal point for people who enjoy walking, encourage physical activity, provide a challenge and show off some of the most picturesque countryside surrounding Llanwrtyd Wells. The festival is non-competitive, and a qualifying event towards the award scheme promoted by the IVV (International Federation of Popular Sports) through the British Walking Federation (

Certificates are available for every individual completing their chosen route(s).

The routes are designed to ensure you experience for yourself the magnificent area in which we are lucky enough to live, taking in mountains, moorland, streams, forests and rivers. There are 2/3 checkpoints to monitor your progress and provide tea,

coffee, water and home-made cakes.

There is entertainment each night and the week culminates with the "Blister Ball" on the Saturday night with live music and dancing at the Neuadd Arms Hotel.

Entry to the walks is £10 per day or £35 for all four days, with online entries closing 7

days before the event. On the day entries are possible, at a surcharge of £2 per day.

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