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Llyn Peninsula Walks
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

Find Llyn Peninsula walks from the list below which features the best walking routes in the area. Most are circular walks and are listed from the shortest and easiest to the longest more challenging routes.

The Llŷn Peninsula walks listed below allow you to explore this scenically varied area. Highlights include the dramatic coast with the Wales Coast Path providing excellent access in most places. Inland an extensive plateau is dominated by numerous volcanic hills and mountains. The largest of these is Yr Eifl. The rugged northern coast has steep cliffs with offshore islands and stacks. The landscape is divided into a patchwork of fields, with the traditional field boundaries. All the walks are free to download and print, and all routes have GPS files.

3381Carn Fadryn Hillfort from Garnfadryneasy1.50
2292Moel-y-Gest Porthmadogeasy/mod2.50
3382Llanbedrog Headland Circulareasy2.50
3375Mynydd Penarfynydd from Rhiweasy3.30
3374★☩Porth y Nant & Nant Gwrtheryn Circulareasy/mod3.50
2336Moel-y-Gest from Borth-y-Gesteasy/mod3.80
3383Morfa Bychan from Borth-y-Gesteasy4.00
3376Porth Dinllaen from Morfa Nefyneasy4.50
3044★☩The Rivals (Yr Eifl) from Llithfaenmoderate4.50
3339Mynydd Anelog & the Whistling Sands easy4.50
3370Criccieth & Llanstumdwy Circulareasy4.50
1796Garn Bach & Carn Fadryneasy/mod5.00
3373Foryd Bay from Dinas Dinlleeasy5.60
3377★☩Pen y Cil & Porth Meudwy from Mynydd Mawrmoderate5.70
3378★☩Gyrn Goch, Gyrn Ddu & Bwlch Mawrmod/hard6.50
3372★☩Mynydd Mawr & Porth Meudwy Circular from Aberdaronmoderate7.00
3371★☩Mynydd Cilan from Hell's Mouthmoderate7.30
1762Pwllheli, Llanbedrog & Abersocheasy/mod9.00

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Llyn Peninsula Guide

In 1956, a large part of the Llŷn Peninsula was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. It is now a National Landscape. It is one of only five such areas in Wales. The logoshows a Chough as this bird favours the peninsula's rocky coastline where there are around 60 nesting pairs. The Llŷn Peninsula AONB covers 155 square kilometres with approximately 70% of the area's population speaking Welsh.
Llyn-Peninsula Walking Guide

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