This walk makes up a total distance of around 8 miles, and apart from the occasional trial of walking over soft sand, is not particularly challenging at all. There is a bit of a climb, but nothing that should give you any cause for concern.
Start off in the lovely harbour town of Abersoch. Make sure you spend some time on its fantastic beach before setting off, as well as perhaps treating yourself to an ice cream.
Head to the north, along the golden sands of the Warren, before starting on the only climb of the walk, up to the top of Mynydd Llanbedrog. At the summit, you should see the famous Iron Man sculpture, before descending into the village of Llanbedrog proper.
If you feel like exploring the area before moving on, we would recommend the popular Plas Glyn y Weddw art gallery. Finish up your walk by taking a stroll along another beach, Crugan Beach this time, before reaching the town of Pwllheli, which is the largest here on the peninsula.
In Pwllheli, you will find the much-loved open air market on Wednesdays and Sundays, as well as a whole host of independent shops and boutiques. And if you like to sail, it is home to one of the best marinas in the country.
This walks starts from the coastal resort of Abersoch, walk along the sands to Mynydd Llandbedrog then into the Llanbedrog village along the Llyn Peninsula.
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We are not simply being poetic with our title here – “The Edge of Wales” is the name given to one of the more recently opened coastal walks in North Wales. The Edge of Wales Walk will take you along the gorgeous Llyn Peninsula, allowing you to see some of the finest parts of the Wales Coast Path.
The best adventure tour company in the area. Hang on tight for a trip around Anglesey, a tour of the Menai Strait or look for seals and birds on Puffin Island. The knowledgeable guides bring the area to life with information about the history and nature around Anglesey. You can also join a Bear Grylls adventure rib ride to the North of Anglesey or book the whole boat for your own personalised tour.
The Llŷn (Lleyn) Peninsula, in Gwynedd, is found a little south west from the Isle of Anglesey. It stretches out for about 30 miles from North West Wales into the Irish Sea. It is another of Wales’ Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), meaning it is protected in terms of conservation due to its beautiful, unspoilt coastline.
Explore the most Westerly part of North Wales with its many beaches and green rolling countryside. A cottage in the Lleyn Peninsula is the perfect way to explore the area - visit Whistling Sands Beach, the spectacular golf course in Nefyn with its picturesque fishing village, a boat trip to Bardsey Island or spend time in one of the local towns such as Abardaron, Abersoch, Pwllehli or Criccieth.
A popular area for holiday makers this has something for everyone - beaches, scenery and plenty of things to do.
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