GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Trefin To Porthgain Coastal Path

2 miles (3.8 km)

This coastal village is located in NorthPembrokeshire on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Trefin includes a small low-tide sand and shingle beach below the historic mill. Some of Trefin's old village cottages and the old mill's remains date back to the 15th century
This walk takes you along the coast path to Porthgain. The route runs for about 2.5 miles along an undulating cliff top path with splendid rock formations and caves. You'll pass the stunning cliffs at Aber Draw and the waterfall at Pwll Crochan before coming to Porthgain. Here you will find a picturesque harbour, galleries, old quarries and fine pubs for rest and refreshment.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Trefin. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Trefin OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Trefin Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Trefin

  • Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Brace yourself for some spectacular coastal scenery on this magnificent 186 mile trail that passes through the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
  • Porthgain - This pretty village sits in a lovely location on the Pembrokershire coast
  • Ramsey Island - Explore this beautiful island and RSPB Nature Reserve on this circular walk off the Pembrokeshire Coast
  • Solva to St Davids Coastal Walk - A popular coastal walk from Solva to St David's along a section of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • St David's Head - Widely considered to be the most spectacular coastal headlandon the Pembrokeshire Coast, this stunning area is a must see when visiting the National Park
  • Strumble Head - This circular walk takes you to this wonderful rocky headland on the Pembrokeshire coast
  • Garn Fawr - This walk climbs to the excellent Garn Fawr viewpoint on the Pembrokeshire coast.

Photos

Aber Draw, near Trefin - geograph.org.uk - 1861462

Aber Draw, near Trefin. The village is well known as the home village of Cerys Matthews, former lead singer with Catatonia.

Cottages and Bridge, Trefin - geograph.org.uk - 478131

Cottages and Bridge, Trefin. The cottages in the background have a feature common in this area, which is a cement skim over the slate roof tiles, hence the light colour of the roof. These cottages were built in the 19th century to house the workers in the nearby slate quarry (the same firm as the quarries at Porthgain and Abereiddy).

Footpath to the beach, Aber Draw - geograph.org.uk - 1517068

Footpath to the beach, Aber Draw

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Pwll Crochan - geograph.org.uk - 5437864

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Pwll Crochan

Standing stone above Trefin bay - geograph.org.uk - 1861370

Standing stone above Trefin bay

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Gribinau - geograph.org.uk - 5437858

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Gribinau

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Porthgain - geograph.org.uk - 5437842

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path near Porthgain

Porthgain harbour from above west quay - geograph.org.uk - 5422859

Porthgain harbour from above west quay

GPS Files

GPX File

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