Walks From The Rock

The Vale of Ffestiniog boasts a huge range of walks within stunning sceneray, often away from the crouds of tourists that flock to other, perhaps, well know areas of Snowdonia. The truth is Ffestiniog has the best footpaths in Snowonia, select a route from the list below, we have something that will suite everyone.

 

This letterbox serves as the 'host' geocache for the Cwmorthin & Rhosydd Earthcache and Letterbox Trails. It contains all the details you need for the trails - click here for more

Llechwedd/Antur Stiniog Centre to Town Centre walk - At the end of Church Street, we proceed to the right past the roundabout, with the rugby field to our left and Llwyn y Gell (Cell Grove) terrace to our right - click here for more

Poetry Trail – Follow the poetry trail around town & learn about the areas history and culture as you go around. An easy walk, informative and different - click here for more

Cwm Bowydd Trail, Circular Walk A short walk of approximately 2 km taking in some of the important buildings in the history of the town, broadleaved woodlands and views of the Moelwyni and Manod mountain ranges and Cwmbowydd valley.*

 

 

View Taith Drefol - Blaenau Ffestiniog - Urban Walk (Cwm Bowydd) in a larger map 

 

* Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map when walking the route.

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog – Urban Walk - a circular walk that starts and finishes at the town centre.*

Town Walk; with a bit of local history and architechture of note thrown in, not to mention pin ponting where present day outdoor activities take place ...for you to enjoy them during, or after the walk.

Length : 2.5 miles, or it is possible to shorten it to 1.5 miles.
Suitability :: The walk is on pavements, roads or slate waste tracks. Suitable for wheelchairs and prams. 

 

 

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* Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map when walking the route.

Moelwynion, Manod & Cwm Bywydd - Walk - Circular walk following minor tarmac roads and paths.


A walk with spectacular views of the Moelwynion, Manod and Cwmbywydd valley, passing historic and new structures.

 

 


View Taith Moelwynion, Manod & Cwm Bowyddw - Walk in a larger map 

 

* Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map when walking the route.

The Vale of Ffestiniog Way – The Vale of Ffestiniog Way is an eighteen mile walk that goes up one side of the vale then on to the highlands behind Manod dropping into Blaenau and down along the other side of the vale to rejoin the coast path. You will be amazed at what you will see in such a short time.

Cynfal Waterfall Walk *

 

* Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map when walking the route.

Dyffryn Maentwrog and Llyn Mair walks*

 

* Note: This map is intended as a rough guide only. You should use the most recent version of the relevant Ordnance Survey map when walking the route.

Route Summary: Tanygrisiau - Cwmorthin - Rhosydd Quarry - Moel yr-hydd - West Twll - Moelwyn Mawr North Top - Moelwyn Mawr - Craigysgafan - Moelwyn Bach - Llyn Stwlan - Tanygrisiau.

 

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