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Porth y Nant & Nant Gwrtheryn Circular
Introduction to Walk 3374

Photo from the walk - Porth y Nant & Nant Gwrtheryn Circular

Region - Llyn Peninsula

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This short but energetic Llŷn Peninsula walk on the north coast with excellent views. The route crosses farmland before descending to the sea. The walk continues through an area rich in industrial heritage before climbing steeply up through the secluded valley of Nant Gwrtheryn back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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