July 4th, 2018
Hands up who’s been to the beach in this absolutely stunning weather?! Isn’t it amazing? And who can resist a beach walk – especially one with a pub half way round!
Why not try this lovely walk and make the most of the Great British Summer! And it’s not too long either so it’s a great family walk for those little legs!
Where: Porthdinllaen, near Morfa Nefyn, Gwynedd.
Distance: Approx 3 miles
Start: National Trust Car park at Morfa Nefyn (take the A497 towards Nefyn from Pwllheli, then follow signs for Morfa Nefyn. Through village centre and stay ahead for beach and Lôn Golff. Turn right into car park). Postcode for sat nav LL53 6DA (approx)
Grid Ref: SH 281 408
Maps: OS Explorer 253: Lleyn Peninsula West
Note: *This walk can only be completed at low tide. Check before setting off at www.tidetimes.org.uk/porth-dinllaen
1: Walk to the bottom of the car-park (away from the entrance) to find a path in the right corner and follow this to a lane. Turn left, passing toilets to reach beach and turn left along it.
2: Continue along beach to Porthdinllaen, eventually passing the Ty Coch pub and then cottages. Follow a path above shoreline but below cliffs to pass a house and then onwards to lifeboat station.
3: Find the station’s track and walk past the flagpole and bear to the right along a cliff top path. Follow this as is passes an old tower and continue along the edge of the golf course.
4: Continue until you reach a track, turning right just before it and continue downhill on the coast path soon following the golf course boundary again.
5: Eventually pass above the cove of Borth Wen then at a junction (near a warning sign) take the sharp left turn and walk across the golf course to a way-marker. Go left here and carry on towards the building then along the track to the club. At the lane, turn right and walk along it back to the car park.
Did you know??
Porthdinllaen Lifeboat station first opened in 1864, when the seas around the Llŷn Peninsula were busy shipping routes.
**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.