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.
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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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.
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.
This short 2 walks – measuring just a couple of miles – won’t take you all day, but it will leave you with some lasting memories. It mostly consists of walking around the village of Aberdaron, taking in the sights such as the church that dates back to the 12th century, before taking a boat to explore the Holy Isle of Bardsey for a while.
A popular area for holiday makers this has something for everyone - beaches, scenery and plenty of things to do.
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.
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.