Pub on the beach: The Ty Coch, or ‘Red House’, at Porth Dinllaen, near Nefyn

Bangor to Porthmadog

110 miles/180 kilometres of often remote coastal walking on the Llyn Peninsula’s ‘Land’s End of Wales’ broken down into nine easy days.

Day sections

  1. Bangor to Caernarfon
  2. Caernarfon to Trefor
  3. Trevor to Nefyn
  4. Nefyn to Porth Colmon
  5. Porth Colmon to Aberdaron
  6. Abedaron to Hell’s Mouth
  7. Hell’s Mouth to Llanbedrog
  8. Llanbedrog to Criccieth
  9. Criccieth to Porthmadog

Best bits of the Llyn Peninsula

Bangor pier, Menai Strait, Pont Britannia and Menai suspension bridge, Caernarfon Castle and walled town, St Baglan’s church in the fields, Aviation Museum, Dinas Dinlle Iron Age fort, St Beuno’s Church and holy well at Clynnog Fawr, Yr Eifl, Tre’r Ceiri hillfort, Nant Gwytheryn and the Welsh National Language Centre, Nefyn’s maritime museum, Porth Dinllaen and the Ty Coch pub on the beach, Porth Colmon, ‘Whistling Sands’ beach, Mynydd Mawr and choughs, panoramic views over Bardsey Island, Aberdaron and its National Trust Visitor Centre, Mynydd y Craig and sea views, Plas yn Rhiw National Trust house, Hell’s Mouth four-mile beach, dolphins in the sound, Mynydd Cilan heathland, Abersoch ‘surf village’, Plas Glyn y Weddw gallery at Llanbedrog, market and harbour at Pwllheli, Criccieth Castle, Lloyd George Museum at Llanystumdwy, Black Rock Sands and Porthmadog harbour and marina.

Western Britain at its best: volcanic hills, quiet coasts, wildlife and Bardsey Island

Sometimes called the ‘Land’s End of Wales’, this quiet part of Wales embodies everything that makes the