Llyn Coastal Path
Follow the Llyn Peninsula from Caernarfon to Porthmadog on this stunning coastal walk. The route is often completed in 7 sections:
Caernarfon to Trefor
Trefor to Morfa Nefyn
Morfa Nefyn to Llangwnnadl
Llangwnnadl to Aberdaron
Aberdaron to Abersoch
Abersoch to Pwllheli
Pwllheli to Porthmadog
As well as the stunning scenery you can look out for bottle-nosed dolphins and Atlantic grey seals as these are often seen off the coast. Near Trefor you can enjoy wonderful views of the three peaks of Yr Eifl and the fascinating hill fort at Tre'r Ceiri. There's also a visit to the historically significant castle in Criccieth.
The walk is waymarked with a blue, green and white logo.
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Llyn Coastal Path Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Llyn Coastal Path Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Llyn Coastal Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Llyn Coastal Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The excellent Caffi Meinir is located on the route near to Yr Eifl. The cafe is in a wonderful location, overlooking the beautiful coastline of the area. You can sit outside and enjoy your meal with wonderful views over Porth Y Nant. You can find the cafe at Nant Gwrtheyrn, Llithfaen with a postcode of LL53 6NL for your sat navs. The site also includes a Welsh language school and museum where you can find out about the fascinating history of the area.
At Porthdinllaen you could stop off at the noteworthy Tŷ Coch Inn. The excellent pub is one of the best in Wales and was named in the top ten beach bars in the world in a recent survey. It's located next to the beach where you can sit outside and look out for seals in the water. There's also wonderful views over the Irish Sea to The Rivals here. You can find the inn at postcode LL53 6DB for your sat navs.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
For more walking ideas in the area see the Llyn Peninsula Walks page.