Llyn Coast Path

Follow the Wales Coast Path around the beautiful Llyn Peninsula, from Bangor to Porthmadog.

10 to 13 nights
111 miles
Moderate to Demanding

From £860 per person

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About this route

The full Llyn Coast Path walking holiday journeys 111 miles around the spectacular Llyn Peninsula from Bangor to Porthmadog. The trail follows in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims on the trek out to Bardsey Island as it skirts around the shoreline of the peninsula on winding trails through wild and remote scenery.

This quiet corner of Wales features ancient woodlands, rugged clifftops and sandy beaches, as well as several intriguing historic sites and plenty of wonderful towns and villages, all surrounded by fantastic views, making this section of the Wales Coast Path a truly memorable walking adventure.

 

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Llyn Coast Path map
Bangor to Porthmadog
111 miles (178 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Holiday Highlights

Visiting proud Caernarfon Castle and its more battle-worn counterpart, Criccieth Castle.

Walking into the lime-washed fishing village of Aberdaron, where pilgrims once rested before crossing the treacherous waters of the Bardse Sound to the Isle of 20,000 Saints.

Seeking out St Mary’s Well, which is covered twice daily by the sea but emerges, brimming with crystal clear water, from the ebbing tide.

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
LPP1 From Bangor to Porthmadog 10 nights, 9 days walking Demanding£860
LPP2 From Bangor to Porthmadog 13 nights, 12 days walking Moderate£1115

Llyn Coastal Path 10 nights, 9 days walking

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  • Itinerary
  • What's included?
  • Extra nights?
  • Tour facts
  • Travel info
  • Weather
Start

Travel to Bangor where your first night's accommodation has been booked

Day 1

Bangor to Caernarfon. 11.5 miles (18.5km)

Day 2

Caernarfon to Clynnog Fawr. 14 miles (22km)

Day 3

Clynnog Fawr to Nefyn/Morfa Nefyn. 13 miles (20.5km)

Day 4

Nefyn/Morfa Nefyn to Tudweiliog. 8.5 miles (13.5km)

Day 5

Tudweiliog to Aberdaron. 18 miles (28.5km)

Day 6

Aberdaron to Llanengan(T). 10 miles (16km)

Day 7

Llanengan(T) to Llanbedrog. 14.5 miles (23km)

Day 8

Llanbedrog to Llanystumdwy(T). 13 miles (21km)

Day 9

Llanystumdwy(T) to Porthmadog. 9.5 miles (15km)

Finish

Depart from Porthmadog after breakfast

Your Itinerary

This itinerary lists our preferred overnight stops for this tour. Sometimes there may be a shortage of available accommodation in a preferred location, in which case we will transfer you from the trail to your accommodation and back again at no extra charge. Overnight stops marked with a (T) will always require transfers as standard.

The daily mileages quoted are average trail miles only and do not include the distance from the trail to your accommodation. We do not expect you to have to walk more than a mile from the trail to your accommodation; should your accommodation be further than this, transfers will be provided as standard.

Below are the additional costs that may apply depending on your requirements. Dog friendly tours are subject to a Daily Dog Charge, which will be listed below if applicable. Our standard prices per person are based upon two people sharing a room; if you are walking on your own, or are part of a group but require a room of your own, then the Solo Walker or Single Supplements apply respectively:

A note about transfers
Solo Walker Supplement
£35.00 per person / per night
Single Supplement
£25.00 per person / per night

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night
Extra night (Aberdaron)
£55.00 per person / per night

What's included?

  • 10 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms (where available) in selected B&B’s, hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail, or a short distance away via taxi provided at our expense.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook or route notes describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.

Extra Nights & Rest Days

Consider booking an extra night in Caernarfon if you wish to explore the town and its formidable late 13th - century castle that was built to pacify the Welsh. Nefyn is a good choice if you want to enjoy some of wonderful beaches that this delightful corner of Wales is famous for. If you want to visit the 'Isle of 20,000 Saints', book an extra night in the lovely little village of Aberdaron.

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night
Extra night (Aberdaron)
£55.00 per person / per night

Tour Facts

Total distance: 111 miles (178 km)
Duration: 10 nights, 9 days walking
Minimum daily distance: 8.5 miles (13.5 km)
Maximum daily distance: 18 miles (28.5 km)
Code: LPP1 Grade: Demanding
Season: 2nd January - 24th December
Start of holiday: Bangor
End of holiday: Porthmadog

Travel Information

Detailed instructions on how to get to the start of the holiday and back from the end, are sent with your full holiday pack. A summary is given below:

By Air - The most convenient major city and international airports are Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester.

By Rail - There is a station at the start of the trail (Bangor) and also at the end of the trail (Porthmadog).

By Bus - Various bus services run to Bangor and from Porthmadog.

From London - Trains run from London Euston station to Bangor.

Return To The Start - The easiest way to return to the start of the trail, is to take the bus from Porthmadog to Bangor.

Weather Information

To find out more about the weather forecast for your chosen holiday's general location, please see the following websites:

  • MetCheck - This website allows you to look up detailed weather information for specific locations as far as six months in advance.
  • Met Office - This website shows regional area forecasts a few days in advance, with a general UK forecast description of up to 30 days in advance.
  • Mountain Forecast - This website shows what the forecast is like up on specific hills and fells, and offers forecasts a few days in advance.

Routes on this trail

6 to 8 nights
65 miles
Moderate+
From £515 per person
A walking holiday around the Llyn Peninsula along the Wales Coast Path, from Bangor to Aberdaron.Find Out More
5 to 6 nights
47 miles
Moderate+
From £430 per person
A self-guided walk around the southern half of the Llyn Peninsula, from Aberdaron to Porthmadog.Find Out More

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