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Walking tours

The guide

Richard Mitchley is a Welsh speaker with a knowledge and love of Welsh culture that ranges from rugby to choral singing to strict-metre poetry. His family have lived at Parc-y-gors since the 1950's.


Richard is a qualified Mountain Leader and a life-long amateur naturalist and historian. He is also an inveterate croquet addict. He has walked all over Wales and trekked in Nepal, India, New Zealand and Europe. In his spare time he earns his living as an actor and presenter.


Stay in our stunning country house, with room for  up to 12 people, great facilities and home-cooked food.

Dragon Trails - Guided walking holidays in Wales

Dragon Trails offer guided walking holidays in two areas of Wales: the Pembrokeshire & Ceredigion Coast and the Brecon Beacons. We offer 7, 6 and 4 night breaks with full board and delicious home-cooked food in a rich variety of landscapes with a Welsh speaking guide. Local history, flora and wildlife a specialty. Holidays are for 6 to 12 guests in a relaxed house-party atmosphere. Singles, couples and groups all welcome.

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Dragon Trails is accredited and inspected annually by visit wales

"The best holiday I've had in years"


"A truly remarkable holiday - thank you so much"