Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path
Length: 125 miles/200km
The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a developing long distance route that follows much of the island's coastline. The path primarily caters for walkers however cyclists and horse riders can also enjoy certain sections.
The path falls within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which covers 95% of the Islands coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, cliffs, a few small pockets of woodland and a National Nature Reserve.
For further information please visit www.angleseycoastalpath.com
Llŷn Coastal Path
Length: 84 miles/146km
Follow the Llŷn Coastal Path and enjoy the splendor of the area.s diverse landscape, there are small coves and wide expanses of sand, rugged cliffs, ever changeable seas, small harbors and wild heath land.
You will be walking in the footsteps of the early pilgrims and experiencing an area that has history and culture deep in the soil, you will also experience countryside rich in wildlife.
In its entirety the Llŷn Coastal Path is 146 km or 84 miles long, extending from Caernarfon along the north Llŷn coast to Uwchmynydd and then along the southern coast to Porthmadog.
The majority of the route follows public footpaths with sections on quiet lanes, permissive paths and beaches. Whilst, most of the route is coastal, in places it moves inland and on to higher ground enabling you to see stunning views across the whole of the Peninsula.
For further information please visit www.gwynedd.gov.uk
The Alwen Trail
Length: 7½ miles/11km
The Alwen Trail, a new easy-to-follow route around the Alwen Reservoir, near Cerrigydrudion on the border of Conwy & Denbighshire was officially opened on Friday 21st July by the Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport.
The way-marked circular trail follows forestry tracks and paths along the water's edge and up onto the moorland at Mynydd Hiraethog (Denbigh Moors). Links have also been created to the nearby Brenig Trail, providing over 20 miles of continuous walking & cycling.
Six illustrated panels are located along the route describing the wildlife, culture and folk tales associated with the area, including the story of the ’Freckled Fairy Cow’, a magical pink freckled fairy cow with an endless supply of milk.
There.s plenty too for nature lovers - look out for moorland birds and rare species such as the Black Grouse, Large Heath butterfly and Red Squirrel.
For further information please visit www.conwy.gov.uk
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