Saturday, 20 April 2019 (Group: Eryri)
Start time 10:00
3 miles / 4.8 km
Scramble up North Ridge (route can be varied according to ability) Descend via Bwlch Tryfan
Saturday, 27 April 2019 (Group: Eryri)
11 miles / 17.7 km
Miners Track, scramble up Cribyn Ridge to Bwlch y Saethau, Lliwedd, descent to Miners Track and CP
Thursday, 2 May 2019 (Group: Eryri)
Start time 9:30
6 miles / 9.7 km
09:35 bus to Nantlle. A leisurely walk along the lower reaches of Dyffryn Nantlle to Tal Mignedd Uchaf overlooked by Garn
Monday, 6 May 2019 (Group: Eryri)
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
A walk along the Coastal Path to Morfa Bychan . Spectacular views of the estuary, Harlech castle etc, beaches , the Powder House, Black Rock Sands then back through the golf course ,the caravan park to Borth y Gest and Porthmadog. Undulating ,well worn paths along the cliff tops ,visits to beaches possible, see the powder house where gunpowder was stored for the slate mines, and then climb up to the caravan site and return to Porthmadog along the Coastal Path
4.3 miles / 6.9 km
A trip on the world famous Ffestiniog Railway narrow gauge line to Penrhyn top station. Then walk along lanes and paths to the equally world famous Portmeirion Italianate village , down the hill along paths to Boston Works where you will have the joy of a conducted tour lasting one and a half hours, of the fascinating workshops that used to manufacture armaments for the war effort, but now is the centre of the manufacturing of all the narrow gauge railway engines, carriages and anything to do with Ffestiniog Railway ,a very rare and honoured occasion for all who sign up for this walks. Return to the Ganolfan across the cob that Madog built to develop Porthmadog out of the Glaslyn estuary. The cost will be £10 each to include the train ride and visit to Boston Works-not to be missed. Narrow lanes , paths some steep and with dramatic views of the sea and the Dwyryd and Glaslyn Estuaries.
4.5 miles / 7.2 km
A stroll round Porthmadog and Tremadog towns built on reclaimed land by Madog who built the cob to achieve his dream. You will see all four stations in town, main line and narrow gauge and visit the Maritime Museum near the Ganolfan. Gentle paths and lanes around the towns.
5.3 miles / 8.5 km
A walk to inspire you. Through woods and up grassy paths to a great summit and lovely 360 degree views of the Llyn peninsula, Criccieth and Harlech castles , Snowdonia and some history with a lovely walk back to the Ganolfan ,some backtracking with alternate paths lower down. Gentle start along the Coastal Path, then up through woods, tracks and grassy paths, some mud and a scramble to the top. A traverse over rock etc to get to the gate on the way down. Bring a packed lunch , binoculars and there is a lovely café in Borth y Gest for refreshments on the way down. Toilets in Borth y Gest.
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
After a bus/coach ride to Criccieth we walk down to the promenade, and join the coastal path to Abereistedd in a westerly direction. We then leave the coast and walk up the hill along narrow lanes until we join the back lane to Llanystumdwy, turn left and walk to Lloyd Georges Grave ,after a brief visit we then walk down the path to join the Coastal path and cross the A497, carefully. Head down to the coast past Aberkin farm over the railway line until we reach the River Dwyfor ,follow the bank to your left to Ynysgain, past Cefn Castell ,a Grand Designs house featured recently on the television, back to Criccieth to catch the Bus/coach back to the Ganolfan in Porthmadog. Those that start in Criccieth can join us at the Lifeboat Station on the prom. at 10:15 approx. Gentle walks along pretty lanes , wild flowers, a visit to see the famous grave of Lloyd George then across fields to the coast ,along the much enjoyed Coastal path back to Criccieth. Bring a packed lunch.
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
View of Criccieth Castle and across to Harlech Castle The route is mostly level but includes shingle and sandy beaches.
The walk will be taken at a leisurely pace but there are some short steep sections – one involving a series of steps.
A picnic break will be taken overlooking the sea with views across the estuary towards Harlech.
Mountain and sea views
A most beautiful long sandy beach
Maritime history linked to the slate industry. The walk ends in Porthmadog with its cafes and pubs but on the route there are unlikely to be any such conveniences.
Saturday, 11 May 2019 (Group: Eryri)
Start time 10:30
9.5 miles / 15.3 km
Scenic walk around the north of Anglesey coast