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The North Wales Path is a glorious thing, winding along the coast for a distance of a little more than sixty miles. The length of the North Wales Path is made up almost entirely of public footpaths, and it takes its visitors all the way from Bangor down to Prestatyn, offering up some wonderful views along the way.

These views are not solely coastal, however – there are also some fantastic views of the hills and mountains to be had. It also takes you to some of the best seaside resorts in North Wales; perfect if you feel like taking a little time out from walking to build a sand castle, go for a paddle or simply relax with an ice cream.

Along the path are plenty of wonderful places to stop and enjoy. If you want to get one of the best possible views of the mountains of Snowdonia National Park, then we would recommend one of two places: either from the top of the Little Orme at Llandudno, or from the magnificent Conwy Castle.

One particularly enjoyable section of the path is right at the end – near Prestatyn, you can follow the Dyserth Way, a disused railway that’s about three miles long.

Image Source: CC by-SA 2.0 by Jeff Buck

Image Source: CC by-SA 2.0 by Jeremy Bolwell


This walk begins in Bangor but taking the scenic route, walkers will end in Prestatyn. 

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