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Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2022

Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL is the British Army’s premier patrolling event.  It is held in Wales and hosted by Headquarters 160th (Welsh) Brigade.

The dates for Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL 2022 are 7 – 16 October. The DIN has been published and is now available by registering on this website or by contacting

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Cambrian 2022 Results (Amended)

Thu 8 Dec 2022

These are the updated results for CP22.

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JIs Now Published

Wed 31 Aug 2022

Joining Instructions for the Cambrian Patrol 2022 are now available via this website in the team manager's log on area.

Patrol Participants entry now open

Tue 16 Aug 2022

Can all units start to complete the patrol participants in the patrol manager's area.

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New Applications

Tue 12 Jul 2022

Applications may still be accepted but availability of places is limited and therefore it is likely that patrols applying after 1 July will be allocated the spaces available and not the space they wish to have.

Applications not confirmed

Wed 11 May 2022

If you have registered your team but not paid, your place is not confirmed.

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Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL is delivered by Headquarters 160th (Welsh) Brigade on behalf of Commander Field Army.  The Exercise has been running for over 60 years and is the British Army’s principal All Arms Patrol Exercise and is open to all three Services (Regular and Reserve) and international participants are encouraged to take part.

Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL is a mission focused and scenario-based exercise. The Exercise is not a competition, although patrol performance is assessed throughout based on Battlecraft Syllabus (BCS) and Individual Training Requirement (ITR), in addition to robustness and leadership.

The Exercise is currently made up of eight phases, each of 48 hrs, over 10 days. Each patrol will cover approximately 60 kms (average climb and descent is over 1000m) carrying no more than 32 kgs per person. The Exercise is designed to be arduous and all participants must be prepared both mentally and physically for the challenge ahead.

CP 2021