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Mynydd Cilan from Hell's Mouth
Introduction to Walk 3371

Photo from the walk - Mynydd Cilan from Hell's Mouth

Region - Llyn Peninsula

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.3 miles / 11.9 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A spectacular coastal Llŷn Peninsula walk from near Llanengan (west of Abersoch) which follows the Wales Coast Path around the Mynydd Cilan headland. The route offers some great views along the coast following the rugged cliff tops for most of the way. The headland is home to nesting sea birds in season and is also a habitat of special interest. The final sectioon of the walk crosses the headland to rejoin the coast path back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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