Distance: 4.5 miles (7.5km)
Time: About 4 hours
Grade: Moderate Leisure Walk
Start / Finish: Three Streams car park, Llanfairfechan (SH 698 736)
Relevant map: Ordnance Survey Explorer OL 17 (Snowdon & Conwy Valley)
Facilities: Car park
What is special about this walk?
This circular walk is an archaeological treat and takes you up to the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range where there is a wealth of archaeological features from the Stone Age. It will take you back along the Roman Road - see if you can spot some Arrow Stones or a Nine Men's Morris Board...
Standard of path:
- Some steep sections
- The path leads over farm land, marshy terrain, rough public footpaths, tracks and tarmac roads.
- There are some gates and stiles along the route and you will need to cross over streams on stepping stones.
Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map (see above) when walking the route.
- Breathtaking views of the North Wales coast
- Archaeological features from the Stone Age
- Roman road
- Waymarkers to help you on your way
- Nant y Coed Local Nature Reserve nearby
- Wear strong walking shoes and suitable clothing, and check the weather forecast.
- For further information about this walk, contact our Area Warden, Alan Pritchard on 01248 602 080 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Conwy County Borough Council has produced a comprehensive leaflet about this route with clear directions. This leaflet is available for a nominal fee from Conwy Tourist Information Centre or direct from Conwy County Borough Council. Tel 01492 575 290 or e-mail email@example.com
- For information on public transport visit www.traveline-cymru.org.uk or phone 0871 200 22 33 (there is no public transport service from Llanfairfechan to the start of the walk which is approximately half a mile from the village).
- Please keep dogs under close control.