Wales Coast Path Circular Walks Gwynedd – Rhiw  1/5 (1)

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Route Summary:

3.09 km 146 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish:


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Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

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Wales Coast Path Circular Walks Gwynedd – Rhiw Route Map and GPX Download

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Wales Coast Path Circular Walks Gwynedd – Rhiw Details

Although Mynydd Rhiw rises steeply from Porth Neigwl (also known as Hell’s Mouth), this isn’t a mountain path, but rather an enjoyable circular walk on the south-easterly hillside. It offers spectacular views of Porth Neigwl and the bay and the Snowdonia Mountains in the distance, and follows an assortment of paths through small fields and roads sheltered by the woods of Plas yn Rhiw – an old manor house now owned by the National Trust – and located in the Llŷn Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Approx. distance: 4.3 km/2.7 miles.
  • Approx. time: 2hrs.
  • OS Map: 1:25 000 scale Explorer Map 253.
  • Start/finish: Plas yn Rhiw car park, SH237 283.

You can visit the Gwynedd Wales Coast Path Circular Walk homepage, or download the route leaflet here.

Featured Image with kind permission – Cyngor Gwynedd Council.

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