Short walks in Menai, Llyn and Meirionnydd

Nefyn to Porth Dinllaen
2.75 miles / 4.5 km

From the rocky promontory of Porth Dinllaen you can admire views to the east and west along the Llŷn Peninsula’s northern coast. You have a good chance of seeing seals close to shore.

Plas yn Rhiw to Mynydd Cilan
3.3 miles / 5.3 km

From Plas yn Rhiw you will see the wide expanse of Porth Neigwl or Hell’s Mouth. When the tide is out you can follow the beach for about three miles before reaching the base of Mynydd Cilan.

Barmouth to Fairbourne
3.75 miles / 6 km

With spectacular views up the Mawddach Estuary with Cadair Idris looming in the distance, this is an unchallenging walk over the estuary. It is possible to catch the train back for an even more leisurely outing. (Train)

Porth Ysgaden to Porth Widlin
4.6 miles / 7.4 km

This path winds its way through the coves of Porth Ysgaden to Porth Colmon and on to the small cove at Porth Widlin. The cliffs above are home to rare and interesting wildlife.

Aberdesach to Trefor
5 miles / 8 km

From Aberdesach, follow the path along the foot of the Gyrn Goch and Gyrn Ddu mountains, surrounded by evidence of the importance of granite quarrying to this area in years gone by.

Aberdaron to Plas yn Rhiw
5 miles / 8 km

This route takes you away from the coast as you leave Aberdaron and returns you to the sea at Port Ysgo. Plas yn Rhiw is a 16th Century manor house bequeathed to the National Trust in 1949.