Love Trails Festival (Wales, 4-7 July 2019)

Love Trails is the world’s first running, music and adventure festival, set in the stunning backdrop of the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.

Love Trails Festival
Love Trails Festival (c) David Altabev

What

Love Trails Festival is set in the beautiful Gower Peninsula in South Wales, and combines running and adventure sports with live music, street food and wellbeing workshops. 

This year is the Official World Beer Mile Championships and the world’s first Adventure Obstacle Course, where you get into teams of four to run around a 5km looped course with  obstacles such as axe throwing, bouldering problems and archery all set to spice things up. 

Where

The festival is located on a working farm in the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, famous for its rugged coastline and long stretches of beach. 

Full address: Weobley Castle, West Castle Farm, Llanrhidian, Swansea, SA3 1HB

When 

The festival takes place the weekend of 4-7 July 2019, and it is possible to purchase either weekend of Sunday day tickets. 

How much

Weekend tickets:

Adult (18+ years) £149.00 – discounts are available if you book in teams of 2, 4, 10 and 20
Teen (13 – 17 years) £89.00
Junior (6 – 12 years) £39.00
Child (0 – 5 years) Free
Car Parking – £13.50
Campervan Ticket – SOLD OUT
Bell Tents – SOLD OUT

Sunday day ticket: £74

CLICK HERE to book your tickets to Love Trails Festival

What’s on

Choose a small group guided trail run from 3km to 55km, or take off on a self-guided adventure with highlights including Run to Surf (run 14km and then enjoy a surf session) the Beer Mile Relay, Run to Coasteering or Run to Rock Climbing. London’s trailblazing crew Midnight Runners will host their largest ever sunset party run, with over 500 expected to participate.

Love Trails Festival coastal run
Running through stunning scenery (c) Anna Rachel Photography

Get inspired by some fantastic talks and workshops run by professional athletes, adventurers, change-makers, world record holders, community leaders and ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Topics include how to trail run, running the perfect pace and practicing sustainability and adventure. 

Music acts announced include the likes of DJ Luck, Hackney Colliery Band, Afriquoi, The Correspondents, Joel Culpepper, Prince Fatty Soundsystem and Charlie Dark.

Adventure activities at Love Trails Festival
Adventure activities at Love Trails Festival (c) Anna Rachel Photography

Festival-goers can relax and recuperate in the wellbeing area by partaking in various forms of yoga (including Reggae Yoga and Visanya Yoga) and enjoying a dip in the plunge pool and hot tubs.