Total steps: 12
Total steps: 12
Plas yn Rhiw car park - grid ref: SH237282
Turn right out of the car park and follow the road. Once you have passed the cottage on your right, look out for the blue Coast Path sign. Leave the road at this point and follow the old Rhiw road to your right.
Stop at the steps to Sarn y Plas cottage, where R.S. Thomas lived with his wife Elsi Eldridge from 1978 to 1996.
Continue along the old road through Treheli caravan site until you reach the road. Head straight across and follow the track to Ty’n y Parc.
Follow the track past the National Trust holiday cottages at Ty’n y Parc, keeping right at the fork until you reach a wooden gate. Head through the gate and carry on along the track.
You will reach a clearing at the end of the track. In front of you, you will see a white cottage. Follow the path behind this cottage, keeping left at the fork.
Towards the end of this section of track, you will see a sharp turn to the left with a path through the woodland. Follow this path through the trees until you come to the end of the tree-lined path.
At the yellow waymarker, follow the path to the right, heading over a small stone stile.
After a short while, you will come to another fork in the path. Take the path on the right and follow it behind the house until you reach a small metal gate.
Head through the gate and follow the track until you reach the road.
Turn left and follow the road until you reach Saint Aelrhiw’s Church.
Turn left at the post box and follow the road down to Plas yn Rhiw. Here you can visit Plas yn Rhiw and stop for refreshments at the tearoom.
Follow the path from Plas yn Rhiw back to the car park.
Plas yn Rhiw car park.