Combine beautiful countryside with a forage for wild garlic in the Brecon Beacons, Shropshire and Denbighshire
A sure sign that spring is here is the sight – and smell – of wild garlic. Common in deciduous woodlands, often alongside bluebells, this is
a plant that has a lot going for it.
The leaves are edible and can be used in salads, as a herb, in soup, or as an ingredient in pesto sauce, so if you’re walking in wild garlic country, take along a bag to collect your dinner. The flowers can be eaten too.
The best place to find wild garlic is in a damp woodland or copse that has a thin canopy. And the following three fantastic walks all come recommended by foragers as being great locations to search, as well as having fine scenery and views. Just click on the following route numbers for print-ready PDFs...
Route 1 - Head out towards the Black Mountains and Pwll-y-Wrach waterfall, taking in classic Brecon Beacons scenery
Route 2 - A delightful walk along Wenlock Edge, with fine views and an interesting folly along the way
Route 3 - An easy, level, out-and-back walk in Denbighshire that takes in the lovely Horseshoe Falls, before following the bank of the canal to Llangollen
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