Short Walks in North Wales

We have a range of walks to inspire you; family fun at Plas Newydd, discover nature at Penrhyn and a look at industrial heritage and rich wildlife at Trwyn Cemlyn on Anglesey, and there's so much more . . .

Gelert's stone monument at Beddgelert

Gelert's grave walk

This walk leads you along an even path from the village centre, along the banks of the River Glaslyn to the site of Gelert's grave. You'll also discover the legend of Gelert and Prince Llywelyn which has given this village its name.

Views over ruins at the Cefn Coch goldmines

Dolmelynllyn Estate walk

See the spectacular Rhaeadr Ddu Falls and the fascinating remains of the Cefn Coch gold mine.

A couple taking photographs amongst the bluebells at Penrhyn Castle

Discover nature walk at Penrhyn

Discover the habitats, animals and plants around our special place as you follow our walk.

Plas Newydd with the Menai Strait and Snowdonia in the background

Walk the hidden corners of Plas Newydd

Enjoy the stunning views over the Menai Strait, the Faenol and Snowdonia as you walk around the beautiful grounds of Plas Newydd.

Visitors walking in front of Plas Newydd, Anglesey

A gentle walk at Plas Newydd

You'll find plenty to keep everyone happy on this gentle walk around Plas Newydd's stunning garden.

Two small rounded islands, Dinas Fawr and Dinas Bach

Porthor and the Whistling Sands walk

The views are spectacular along this rugged coastline on the northern side of the Llŷn Peninsula. This is a great walk to absorb some of the history and heritage of the area.

Edrychwch i lawr ar Borthor, Penrhyn Llyn, Cymru
Walking trail

Taith gerdded Porthor 

Mae'r golygfeydd yn ysblennydd ar hyd y arfordir garw ar ochr ogleddol Penrhyn Llŷn. Mae hon yn daith wych i amsugno peth o'r hanes a threftadaeth yr ardal.

Visitor walking at Cemlyn Bay, Anglesey

Cemlyn shingle ridge walk

Step out of the Bryn Aber car park onto a fantastic shingle ridge, where you can watch a host of water birds on the lagoon and walk back along the lane past the home of Captain Vivian Hewitt, who created the lagoon.

View from Glan Faenol across to Plas Newydd

Glan Faenol wildlife and woodland walk

Explore varied native woodland and ancient parkland on a short walk with views across the Menai Strait towards Plas Newydd and the hills of Snowdonia.

A vsitor taking a walk along the bay at Cemlyn, Anglesey

Cemlyn and Llanrhwydrus circular walk

Take a truly atmospheric three-mile walk from Bryn Aber with ancient pre-history and memories of more recent human achievement and memorials of loss.

Cemlyn video

The Trwyn Cemlyn walk on Anglesey

This walk around the coastal headland celebrates some of Anglesey’s industrial heritage as well as its rich wildlife and a pioneering aviator.

Dinas Oleu headland with Barmouth town and coastline in the foreground

Dinas Oleu walk, Barmouth

Wander through the winding old town up to the gorse-covered Dinas Oleu, donated by Victorian Fanny Talbot to the people of Barmouth.