Birdwatching on Bardsey photo by Gareth Jenkins

Traditional signpost

Detailed Guides

A detailed guide to the path is available to download as a series of individual PDF's below, or alternatively these can be bought for £1 from Tourist Information Centres on Llŷn.

Part 1: Caernarfon to Trefor

Part 2: Trefor to Aberdaron

Part 3: Aberdaron to Pwllheli

Part 4: Pwllheli to Maentwrog

Link to Wales Coastal Path


Llŷn Coastal Path

Here is an excellent opportunity to experience the intricate country and interesting coastline that is the Llŷn Peninsula.

By following the Llŷn Coastal Path you can enjoy the splendour of the area’s diverse landscape, there are small coves and wide expanses of sand, rugged cliffs, ever changeable seas, small harbours and wild heath land.

You will be walking in the footsteps of the early pilgrims and experience 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. Click here for further details.