Best walks in North Wales
North Wales is a treasure trove of natural wonders and captivating landscapes, offering an array of splendid walking trails that beckon guests from Haven holidays parks to explore and immerse themselves in the region's beauty.
In this article we’ll unveil some of the hidden gems of walking routes that will enrich your North Wales getaway.
Conwy Castle Walls Walk
Distance: 1 mile
Step back in time as you embark on a unique journey along the historic walls of Conwy Castle. This leisurely walk offers a glimpse into the region's rich history and architectural marvels. As you stroll atop the well-preserved medieval walls, you'll be treated to panoramic views of Conwy's charming town, the picturesque harbour, and the majestic Conwy Estuary.
Llyn Peninsula Coastal Path - Porthdinllaen to Morfa Nefyn
Distance: 2.5 miles
One of the best short walks along the Llŷn Peninsula Coastal Path is the section from Porthdinllaen to Morfa Nefyn. This scenic route offers breathtaking coastal views, charming villages, and a glimpse of the rugged beauty of the peninsula. The walk is relatively short, usually taking less than an hour to complete, making it an ideal option for a leisurely exploration of the Llŷn Peninsula.
You'll pass by the iconic Ty Coch Inn at Porthdinllaen, which has been voted one of the world's best beach pubs, and enjoy views out over the Irish Sea and the picturesque landscape. It's a perfect introduction to the natural and cultural treasures of the Llŷn Peninsula.
Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall Trail
Distance: 3 miles
Prepare to be awe-inspired by the Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall which, at 240 feet tall, is one of Wales' tallest waterfalls. This moderately challenging trail guides you through enchanting woodlands, meadows, and rocky terrain, culminating in the mesmerising sight of the cascading waterfall. The thundering waters and the lush surroundings make for a captivating and rejuvenating experience.
Great Orme Historical Trails
Distance: 4 miles
Uncover a hidden piece of history as you traverse the Great Orme. There are lots of different walks up and around the Great Orme summit in Llandudno. Our personal favourite is the Great Orme Historical Trail that offers spectacular views of Liverpool Bay, the Carneddau range, the Menai Strait and Anglesey. While you are there, make sure to enter the mines to explore the underground tunnels and chambers that were once at the heart of a bustling industry. There is a guided tour that offers insights into the lives of the miners and the significance of these mines in shaping the region's past.
Anglesey Coastal Path - South Stack Circular Walk
Distance: 1.5 miles
Embark on a memorable circular walk that introduces you to the beauty of Anglesey's coastal landscapes. The South Stack Circular Walk takes you along the rugged cliffs, offering breathtaking views of the Irish Sea and the iconic South Stack Lighthouse. Marvel at the diverse birdlife that calls this area home and relish the sense of tranquillity that envelops you.