December 12th, 2018
If you’re heading to the coastal town of Llandudno this festive season, then why not try our lovely town walk – with stunning views across the North Wales coast.
Distance: 3.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate – mostly flat but with some steep ascent; all on well defined tracks and paths.
Start: Llandudno Promenade (plenty of parking along the road at the promenade)
Grid Ref: SH 799 822
OS Explorer 17 Snowdon
1: From promenade walk east, away from Great Orme. Continue past houses, going slightly uphill. As path flattens go through kissing gate on left.
2: Follow North Wales Path (NWP) to right, past information board. Stay to right and go through gate after approx 400 metres.
3: Follow path to open land and NWP sign ahead, then take path to left climbing to summit. At a post, turn left towards trig point.
4: Re-trace steps back to open land, turning left to re-join NWP. Follow grassy path, with fence to right (don’t follow sheep track to left).
5: At corner of fence-line, look below to see gate ahead. To reach it, turn right following path along fence-line. Continue downhill and to left. Go through gate and down grassy hill.
6: At bottom of hill, turn left to visit Angel Bay, then re-trace steps. Continue ahead, with fence on left and quarry on right.
7: Pass NWP post on left, and board on right. At junction continue ahead and through kissing gate, emerging on lane. Walk long lane, but shortly look for turning and another kissing gate on right (can be hidden).
8: Through gate, follow wooded path staying to left. Continue through gate and past house, following drive to main road.
9: Turn right along promenade to return to start.
Did you know……?
1: Llandudno’s peninsula is called the Creuddyn Peninsula
2: Famous people from Llandudno include cricketer Geoffrey Ellis, artists Sylvia Sleigh and Ben Johnson, and footballers Neville Southall and Joey Jones.
**These directions are for guidance only. The Oakeley Arms can accept no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use of this information. The information quoted is correct at the time of writing. Always take a map with you and be prepared for the weather for turn. Do not venture out in bad weather.