Walks to do in North West Wales

Snowdonia's magnificent walking country as well as the Llyn Peninsula and Anglesey make this one of the most diverse walking areas in Wales.


A beautiful cliff top walk that takes you round the very tip of the Llyn peninsula.


A coastal walk through Wales' biggest sand dune system via a nature reserve and stunning beach.

Barmouth to Penmaenpool

Pass through Barmouth, and up into the hillsides above the Mawddach Estuary.

Coed Felinrhyd

A beautiful waterfall walk taking in Cynfal Falls and the legend of sorcerer - Huw Llwyd.

Cnicht Mountain

A challenging walk up the Welsh Matterhorn through breathtaking scenery.


A Snowdonia walk near Beddgelert complete with wild mountain goats.

Cwm Idwal

A mecca for climbers and geologists - the hanging valley of the Cwm shelters a lake with a dark secret.

Cynfal falls

A magical walk along luscious river banks, taking in local waterfalls and Huw Llwyd's pulpit.


A walk through the verdant Elan valley and Snowdonian drama.

Nant Gwrtheyrn 2010

Following an old quarrying trail up to the Iron Age fort of Tre'r Ceiri.

Nant Gwrtheyrn 2003

A two hour walk using a network of paths through a beautiful valley.

Nant Gwynant to Pen y Pass

This sky high trail takes you on an alternative, more challenging route to the summit.


A stroll along the Cob at Porthmadog, starting at the Ffestiniog railway station.

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