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A six mile hilly walk with some incredible views – that’s what awaits you here.

Start off at the car park by Nant Gwytheryn – the abandoned quarrying village of Porth y Nant – and take a moment to appreciate the memorial sculpture here. Walk south east, making sure to keep the wall to your right, until you get to the view point.

Head north east until the path becomes more distinct; this is part of the Llyn Coastal Path. Go through the gate and follow over the stile, up the granite steps and through the gap in the ramparts you’ll find here.

This is Tre’r Ceiri, one of the best preserved hill forts in the British Isles. Some of the ramparts are still their full height, giving visitors a remarkable insight into how it would have once looked.

Take a look around and appreciate the view before following the ramparts down. Turn right at the information sign, go over the marshy ground and follow the path to the summit of Garn Ganol. If you’re lucky enough to be here on a sunny day, you should be able to see right over to the Isle of Man.

From the summit, head north and follow the track down. Turn left, follow this next track, and you’ll eventually end up back at the car park.

Image Source: CC by-SA 2.0 by Eric Jones 

Image Source: CC by-SA 2.0 by Meirion (Edited by NWHC) 


This walk starts in Nany Gwytheryn situated near the small village of Llithfaen in the north of the Llyn Peninsula. You will find parking conviniently located next to Nant Gwytheryn. 

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