Cistercian Way (Wales)

A very long distance walk of 600 miles which visits the great abbeys of Wales that were attributed to the Cistercian order. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Llantarnam
Distance: 600 miles (966 km)
Grid Ref: SD412781
Climbing: 26,665 metres
Walk time: 250-300 hours
Days: 40-60

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Cistercian Way Wales is a 600 miles walk which visits the great abbeys of the Cistercian order in the country as well as including many other religious sites in Wales from larger town churches to the little churches of the Welsh hills. Stone Age burial mounds, medieval castles and picturesque landscaped gardens and the industrial heritage of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are also included in the walk which makes it a comprehensive cultural exploration of Wales.

Useful Links:
Long Distance Walkers Association

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