12 . 09 . 2019

Parys Mountain Anglesey Walk

Earlier this week on the Oakeley blog we explored the fascinating history of our industrial coastline, and today we’re heading out on a local walk to delve deeper in the history that shaped our nation’s coastline. Explore Anglesey’s industrial heritage at Parys Mountain.   Where:              Amlwch, Anglesey Distance:          Approx 5 miles Difficulty:         …

08 . 09 . 2019

Beddgelert Sunrise Walk

Earlier in the week on the Oakeley blog we featured a post all about the glorious Snowdonia Sunrise. Well here’s your chance to see it in all it’s glory, with this beautiful Beddgelert Sunrise Walk. You’ll need to leave the village about 90 minutes before sunrise to catch the dawn at the top of the…

30 . 08 . 2019

Aberystwyth Starling Walk

Earlier this week we discovered more about the spectacular starling murmuration. One of the best places to see this in Wales is the coastal resort town of Aberystwyth in mid Wales. It’s about an hour’s drive from us here at the Oakeley Arms but it’s well worth the trip. Why not try this lovely short…

23 . 08 . 2019

North Wales Walk from Penrhyn Castle, Bangor

Combine history, heritage and a countryside stroll, with this lovely National Trust Walk, and discover the secrets of the Pennant family at Penrhyn Castle – one of North Wales’ finest country houses. Where:              Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd Distance:          Approx 10 miles Difficulty:          Moderate Start:                Penrhyn Castle car park from the A5122 at Llandygai. Postcode for…

05 . 08 . 2019

South Snowdonia Trawsfynydd Walk

This circular walk will lead you along public footpaths to the archaeological site of Tomen y Mur and down to the shores of Trawsfynydd lake and there are stunning panoramic views of the mountains of Snowdonia. Some parts of the walk can be wet. Please wear suitable shoes or boots and take care. Distance: 6…

24 . 07 . 2019

Beautiful Portmeirion Walk

If you’re staying in North Wales this summer then a visit to the Italianate village of Portmeirion is a must-see day out. So why not enjoy this easy walk to explore the beautiful surroundings of Portmeirion. Distance/Time:                          7.5km / 5 miles. Allow 3 hours (longer for a visit to village) Start:                                        P&D Car Park in Porthmadog…

21 . 07 . 2019

Welsh Coast Path Walk in Rhyl

Earlier this week on the blog we explored some long walks on the Welsh Coast Path. Here’s your chance to explore the bustling coastline of North Wales with our linear walk from Rhos-on-Sea to Rhyl with an 11 mile stroll. Where:              Rhos-on-Sea Distance:          Approx 11.5 miles Difficulty:          Hard Start:                Rhos-on-Sea Tourist Information Centre, Promenade,…

20 . 07 . 2019

Long Walks on the Welsh Coast Path

Since it opened in 2012 the Wales Coast Path has become one of the best known tourist attractions in Wales and there are over 800 miles of glorious coastal footpaths to choose from. When the Wales Coast Path first opened its stiles to walkers in 2012 it was a world first. Wales became the only…

07 . 07 . 2019

Beautiful Borth-y-Gest Beach Walk

This is a favourite walk of ours here at the Oakeley Arms, an oldie but most definitely a goodie! And well worth re-visiting during these beautiful summer months! Join us on a lovely walk to discover the pretty coves and hidden bays of Borth-y-Gest. Where:              Borth-y-Gest, near Porthmadog, Gwynedd. Distance:          Approx 4 miles…

27 . 06 . 2019

Anglesey Moelfre Walk

There’s plenty to explore on this lovely walk on the island of Anglesey, including a visit to the famous RNLI Lifeboat Station and explore Moelfre’s fascinating maritime history. Where:              Moelfre, Anglesey Distance:          Approx 3 miles Difficulty:          Easy Start:                Car park in Moelfre (take the A5025 between Benllech and Amlwch, at roundabout follow signs for…

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