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Conwy Walks

Hiking isn't just fun, it's good for you too!

Snowdonia and Conwy has an amazing 142 miles of coastal walks and 90 different mountains including the highest one in England and Wales.

As safety is the number one priority when out on your walks, please check out our walking top tips page.

Conwy Town Walls

Conwy's walls circuit the town for three quarters of a mile in length with 21 towers in routine intervals. Starting from the castle all the way to the quayside, the walls in Conwy are one of the best preserved in Europe and judged the finest in Britain. You can walk along a great part of the walls although some parts are closed to the public due to safety reasons. The climb to the highest point of the walls is a little steep but the views are brilliant and you can view the whole town. The last section of the walls is towards the quayside and on the way down you can glimpse over to Deganwy and Llandudno. On your way to the Quay, why not visit the smallest house in Britain?

Pensychnant Upland Walk

Pensychnant Upland Walk is a circular route leading from the top of Sychnant Pass with amazing views of Conwy and the Conwy Valley. The walk is approximatley 4.5 miles long and consists of rough stone and grassy tracks with some steep climbs

Pwllycrochan Woods

Pwllycrochan Woods is a 21 acre woodland situated at the tops of Colwyn Bay. You can choose from 4 circular trails that range from 0.75 miles to 1.25 miles long. The trail is in woodland so decent footwear is required as you will come to rough surfaces and water

The Great Orme Nature Trail

The Great Orme Nature Trail is a circular walk starting and finishing at the summit. The 3.5 mile walk around the headland will give you amazing views of Liverpool Bay,
The Carneddau Mountains, The Menai Straights and Anglesey. The trail is around 2.5 hours and it allows you to see and learn about some of the species that makes the Great Orme their home. You may see a few goats along the way.

Hiraethlyn Walk

Hiraethlyn Walk is an easy circular walk of 3.5 miles around the small village of Eglwysbach. As you will you take the trail you will be on grassy paths, b-roads on going through fields

Caerhun Walk

Caerhun Walk is a gentle 4 mile long route along the river Conwy from Tal-Y-Cafn and takes you to the Kanovium Roman Fort and through the villages of Pontwgan and Tyn-Y-Groes. There is also a 6.2 mile route that will take approximately 2 hours to complete

Conwy Mountain Walk

This circular walk starts at the Conwy Marina crossing Conwy Mountain into Dwgyfylchi and returning to the Marina via Penmaenmawr Beach and Conwy Golf Club. The walk is a hefty 7.6 miles and will approximately take around 4 hours to complete


Snowdon isn't for the faint hearted but If you decide to take a walk up the mountain, there are various tracks to follow.

The Miner's Track

The track begins at Pen-Y-Pass car park and is the most popular and easier route for people to walk up. On the way up to the summit you will walk past Lly Teryn and Lake Llydaw. This track is best for beginners.
It takes around 6 hours to get to the summit and back and is 8 miles in length.

The Pyg Track

The pyg track is a more difficult track. No one really knows why it is called the Pyg Track but some believe it was because miners used to carry pyg (black tar) up the mountain.The track begins at Pen-Y-Pass
car park. It takes around 6 hours to get to the summit and back and is 7 miles in length.

Crib Goch

Crib Goch, meaning Knife Edge is a very hard mountain climb to Snowdon's tremendous summit. Crib Goch has been named one of Britain's finest ridge walks but is not a mountain for the inexperienced. If you dare to tackle Crib Goch, it is approximately 7.1 miles long and will take around 5-6 hours to reach the summit and climb back down.

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