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Llanddwyn Island

An easy walk in south west Anglesey, good forest tracks with stunning sea and Snowdonia views near the end, in the Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve. At just over 6 miles the walk is easy as fairly flat. Starting at the car park you follow the forest tracks going around the forest in a horseshoe, near the end you hit the beach and head out onto a peninsula called Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llanddwyn). Great Snowdonia vistas and a historic site – The church of St. Dwynwen (the Welsh patron saint of lovers), after this you head back to the forest for the last section of the walk. This is a shorter version of the walk posted as Newborough Forest in the menu under the Gwynedd walks.

Park at the forest car park N 53.144106 W -4.385195

Total distance: 6.15 Miles
Total time: 3 hrs
Moving time: 2.45 hrs
Average speed: 2.2 mi/h

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Trawsfynydd Reservoir

An easy walk around Llyn Trawsfynydd reservoir near the village of Trawsfynydd, just over 8 miles in total. The walk is on tracks and paths with a section of lanes and a little bit a pavement on the way back. A lovely walk with stunning views and the interesting old nuclear power station that looked like a Soviet building of the 70s.

Park at any car park by the reservoir 52.89514, -3.92867

Total distance: 8.4 Miles
Total time: 4.26 hrs
Moving time: 3.30 hrs
Average speed: 1.9 mi/h

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Menai Bridges

A walk along a bit of the Anglesey coastal path taking in both the Britannia and Menai bridges. Starting at any car park in Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and then following the main road to the Britannia Bridge, then following the coastal path all nicely signed through woods, coast and fields with a couple of sections of road pavements all signed to Menai Bridge. A great walk as you get to see and walk underneath both bridges with great views back to the mainland. Along the way you will see the first WI building in the world, the incredible hidden lions under the Britannia bridge, Church Island with its ancient church and massive Monterey Cypress tree, often mistaken for a Yew tree, as well as the awe inspiring suspension bridge.

Park at any car park in Llanfairpwllgwyngyl and then follow the road to the Brittania bridge.

Total distance: 6.9 Miles
Total time: 3.5 hrs
Moving time: 3 hrs
Average speed: 2.1 mi/h

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Betws GG Melin Y Wig

A really nice countryside walk in Denbighshire. Starting at the Chapel in Betws Gwerfil Goch and walking the lane to Melin Y Wig, then walking alongside the river Clwyd in the wooded valley floor, before returning to Melin Y Wig to then take the other side of the valley back to Bertws GG. Walk includes lanes, wooded paths and open fields, with great vsitas.

Park at the chapel in the layby car park by Betws Gwerfil Goch

Total distance: 7.45 Miles
Total time: 4 hrs
Moving time: 3.30 hrs
Average speed: 2.9 mi/h

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Bala South Scenic

A beautiful countryside walk south of Bala lake (Llyn Tegid), start anywhere in Bala and then going to the railway station, crossing the bridge and following OS tracks, paths and bridleways doing a loop back to town. Along the way you experience open fields, fern avenues and woodland walking, with fabulous views of Bala town and the lake.

Park anywhere in Bala and make your way to the railway station.

Total distance: 5.2 Miles
Total time: 3.18 hrs
Moving time: 2.30 hrs
Average speed: 1.60 mi/h

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