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This 14 mile stretch takes in some of the finest coastal sections of the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales. The main section of the walk is the beautiful (though scarily named) Hell’s Mouth, a massive beach that is best at low tide, when you can really make the most of it.

If you come at high tide, that’s still okay, as there is an inland route, but to get the best out of this journey you should plan ahead, making sure you’re here for low tide. The beach got its name due to the many ships that wrecked here, but it’s a great destination for surfers these days.

At the end of the beach, make your way up to the Cilan Headland; here you should stop for a while to take in the incredible views over the Cardigan Bay. As you continue on, you will soon be able to make out the islands of St Tudwal to the right, before you make the final stretch north to the lovely little harbour town of Abersoch with its fantastic beach.

 

Image Source: CC-by-SA-2.0 by Iain Macaulay

Image Source: CC-by-SA-2.0 by Sarah Williams

Location

Rhiw is a small village located on the south west of the Llyn Peninsula. This walk will take you aorund the coastal path or inland if the tide is high. 

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