Walk at Porthoer and the Whistling Sands

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Route Summary:

Distance
Ascent
Time
3.2 km 92 m

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

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Facilities:

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Hazards:

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Walk at Porthoer and the Whistling Sands Route Map and GPX Download

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Walk at Porthoer and the Whistling Sands Details

This is a very easy ramble above the sandy cove of Porth Oer (sometimes called Whistling Sands, though we stick to what’s labelled on the OS map). Great for getting a leg stretch in while at the beach and keep everyone happy.

The Route

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If you are going to visit, make it the off season. Compare these two images and guess which one’s the Bank Holiday!

© Copyright Colin Park and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
© Copyright Judith Mairants and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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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