Easy walk at Plas Yn Rhiw

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Route Summary:

Distance
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Time
3.64 km 154 m

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Easy walk at Plas Yn Rhiw Details

The evocatively named “Hell’s Mouth” or Porth Neigwl in Welsh is a wide expanse of sandy beach that earned it’s name from sailors in times gone by. This is a walk at the western end of the bay, which rises to over 300m at Mynydd Rhiw, with spectacular views along it’s length.

From the NT website:

From a Neolithic burial chamber to newly planted saplings and a recently made pond, this walk offers a look at the old and the new in the countryside around thesmall manor house Plas yn Rhiw.

The Route

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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