The Vale of Ffestiniog Way
|27.18 km||840 m|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
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The Vale of Ffestiniog Way Details
This is a short local route that joins onto the Wales Coastal Path in Maentwrog and offers an inland extension to that walk.
The walk starts off in Maentwrog in the Vale of Ffestiniog, continuing via wooded gorges to the village of Ffestiniog. From there, the route takes up the ancient Sarn Helen Roman road across remote and seldom visited hillsides, though barely a slate’s throw from civilisation as the quarries prove.
Finally returning, via Blaenau Ffestiniog along the Tanygrisiau Reservoir and the woodland parallel to the Ffestiniog Railway.
There’s a detailed route description in three parts on this page – Vale of Ffestiniog Way which is currently divided over three pages:
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