Enjoy stunning coastal views and delightful coastal villages on this walk on the Llyn Peninsula. There are also fine sandy beaches, interesting rock pools and great views to the mountains of Yr Eifl and Snowdonia to enjoy on this bracing walk.
The walk starts from the car park at the little village of Morfa Nefyn. You then walk along the attractive headland to the fishing village of Porthdinllaen where you will find the well known Ty Coch Inn. The distinctive pub is considered one of the best in Wales with its wonderful views over the Irish Sea to The Rivals.
You continue around the headland passing the lifeboat station and heading through the local golf course before returning to the car park. The area is wonderful for wildlife. Look out for a variety of sea birds including oystercatchers, sand martins and cormorants. Grey seals can also be seen around the coast.
Porthdinllaen PostcodeLL53 6DB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Head to the Tŷ Coch Inn for some refreshments after your walk. 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. You can find the inn at postcode LL53 6DB for your sat navs.
Porthdinllaen Dog Walking
The beach and coast path are great for dog walking so you're bound to see plenty of other owners with their pets on a fine day. The Tŷ Coch Inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To continue your walking in the area you could pick up the waymarked Llyn Coastal Path and follow it a few miles north to the village of Llithfaen. Here you can enjoy a climb to the wonderful hill fort at Trer Ceiri and the substantial peak of Yr Eifl. There's wonderful views back to the coast and some fascinating history to be found in this area.