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Dragon's Back Race

Dragon's Back Race

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  • Cadw Welsh Government

Sporting Event, Mon 22 - Fri 26 May 2017



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Mon 22 - Fri 26 May Dragon's Back Race


The legendary Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race™ follows the mountainous spine of Wales from Conwy Castle to Carreg Cennen Castle. This incredible 5-day journey is approximately 300 kilometres long with 16,000 metres of ascent across wild, trackless, remote and mountainous terrain. It is not a trail race.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 22 - Fri 26 May 2017



See location of Conwy Castle on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SH 782775  Lat: 53.28116 Long: -3.82793

The castle is situated on the A547 but it is within 1 mile of Junction 17 and 18 of the A55 expressway. The A470 heading south is 3 miles away.

The town is situated on the North Wales coast railway line with connections to Holyhead and England.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Conwy station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

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