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Llanfairfechan Trail

This circular walk is an archaeological treat and takes you up to the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range where there is a wealth of archaeological features from the Stone Age. It will take you back along the Roman Road - see if you can spot some Arrow Stones or a Nine Men's Morris Board.

Moderate

Distance: 4.5 miles (7.5km)
Time: About 4 hours
Grade: Moderate Leisure Walk
Start / Finish: Teiryd Car Park, Llanfairfechan (SH 698 736)
Postcode: LL33 0ER
Relevant map: Ordnance Survey Explorer OL 17 (Snowdon & Conwy Valley)
Facilities: Car park

This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map (see above) when walking the route.

Standard of path:

  • Some steep sections
  • The path leads over farm land, marshy terrain, rough public footpaths, tracks and tarmac roads
  • There are some gates and stiles along the route and you will need to cross over streams on stepping stones

Special features:

  • Breathtaking views of the North Wales coast
  • Archaeological features from the Stone Age
  • Roman road
  • Waymarkers to help you on your way
  • Nant y Coed Local Nature Reserve nearby

Useful information:

  • Wear strong walking shoes and suitable clothing, and check the weather forecast
  • For further information about this walk, contact our Area Warden, Alan Pritchard on 01248 602 080 or e-mail wardenogwen@hotmail.com
  • Conwy County Borough Council has produced a comprehensive leaflet about this route with clear directions. This leaflet is available for a nominal fee from Conwy Tourist Information Centre or direct from Conwy County Borough Council. Tel 01492 575 290 or e-mail cg.cs@conwy.gov.uk
  • For information on public transport visit www.traveline-cymru.org.uk or phone 0871 200 22 33 (there is no public transport service from Llanfairfechan to the start of the walk which is approximately half a mile from the village)
  • Please keep dogs under close control.

Llanfairfechan Trail

Llanfairfechan Trail (© SNPA)

Header image - Morfa Harlech (© Crown copyright (2014) Visit Wales)