This walk, stretching through nine miles of gorgeous Llyn Peninsula land, doubles as the last section of the fantastic Edge of Wales Walk, a 95 mile long journey that takes you through some of the finest parts of all of North Wales.
Start your journey in the village of Llanystumdwy, the childhood home of David Lloyd George (you can visit his grave which, along with the village chapel, was designed by the famous Sir Clough Williams-Ellis), and make your way to the seaside town of Criccieth.
In Criccieth, you should absolutely make time to visit the ruins of the castle, as it is a shining example of Edward I’s Welsh Conquest strongholds, and offers some spectacular views over the Tremadog Bay.
Continue to the Black Rock Sands. Crossing this long beach will bring you to the lovely village of Borth y Gest, with its charming Victorian houses, before taking the final stretch to Porthmadog. Here, you can enjoy a trip on the steam trains of the Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railways, or take in the various fascinating exhibits of the local Maritime Museum, before treating yourself to an ice cream or some fresh fish and chips.
This walk begins in Llanystumdwy a small village on the Llyn Peninsula but is often regarded to belong to the Eifionydd region. The walk ends in Porthmadog, a coastal resort.
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A World Heritage Site, Beaumaris Castle is regarded by UNESCO as one of the finest examples of late 13th century military architecture in all of Europe. It is also known as the most “technically perfect” castle in Great Britain, with almost perfect symmetry in its architecture.
This walk is particularly notable for one pretty amazing reason – if you’re lucky enough to be walking the route on a sunny day, you will be able to see four different countries from the same spot: England, Ireland, Wales and the Isle of Man.
If you are on the lovely Isle of Anglesey and fancy a walk that will get you back to nature, then look no further. This amble is perfect for dog walkers, too – the woods allow for a little off-the-lead fun, with endless hectares of land to explore, and even the beach is a dog-friendly one.
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.
Base yourself in a holiday cottage in the Porthmadog area and you can easily explore the surrounding area of Snowdonia and the Llyn Peninsula. There's plenty to do and see in every direction from beautiful scenery to famous attractions and activities including Port Meirion and the Welsh & Highland steam Railways.