4.3 of 5 (3 votes)

East Llanrwst

A moderate walk (countryside) in national park Snowdonia in Clwyd, Wales, about 10.70km (6.65 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 209m (685ft)
Loss 205m (672ft)
Max. Elevation 230m (754ft)
Elevation (total) 414m (1357ft)
Start & End
Llanrwst
Distance 10.70km
(6.65mi)
Duration ~3:30h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Ordnance Survey Map
1Created by driver 16 on 17 Apr 2014
Another lovely day in the outstanding Conway Valley, served by Arriva Buses Wales Service 19, try to get the one that goes via Conway, Rowen, Tyn-y-Groes, Tal-y-Bont and Trefriw, just after you pass Gorse Hill the road bears right, look left into the valley for one of the best views of the river as it meanders down to the sea, you will also pass Trefriw Woolen Mill, Trefriw Spa, one of the biggest mazes in the country-look for two very large white painted urns at entrance, also served by Express Motors Service X1 and Arriva Trains Wales Conway Valley Line, on the walk you once again get spectacular views of the mountains and valley, all farm animals, easier to say except pigs, as witnessed in my other walks Llanrwst and Trefriw, Tal-y-Cafn and Eglwysbach, enjoy.  

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Waypoints

OS Grid SH795617
Exit parking area to rear by steps / ramp down to River Conway, wheelchairs can be taken down ramp to boardwalk on left with picnic tables to enjoy river views, but, with caution, guide said some parts need attention, for this walk turn right and follow river to Gower Suspension Bridge to / from Trefriw waypoint 2.
OS Grid SH792621
Turn right, pass Llanrwst North railway station, bear right to main road, waypoint 3.
About 0.58 km (~0.36 miles) from
OS Grid SH795621
S bend bridge with limited view, CAUTION very busy road, cross to waypoint 4.
About 0.34 km (~0.21 miles) from
OS Grid SH796619
Enter and follow bearing left at Ffordd Llandogedd to junction of Cae Felin and Cae Tyddyn, waypoint 5.
About 0.16 km (~0.1 miles) from
OS Grid SH799622
Left into Cae Tyddyn, follow to wooden bridge over stream, follow stream at rear of houses to waypoint 6.
About 0.38 km (~0.24 miles) from
OS Grid SH801624
Stream on left, follow to ruin of old mill, turn right uphill to road, waypoint 7.
About 0.33 km (~0.21 miles) from
OS Grid SH811624
Turn left, stay on road for about 3/4 mile, single file on right, see large group of farm buildings, waypoint 8.
About 0.97 km (~0.6 miles) from
OS Grid SH818632
Turn right, head for Henblas, waypoint 9.
About 1.04 km (~0.65 miles) from
OS Grid SH821628
Tae path to left of new house to waypoint 10.
About 0.42 km (~0.26 miles) from
OS Grid SH822625
Great views over valley, refreshed, on to waypoint 11.
About 0.33 km (~0.21 miles) from
OS Grid SH824617
Turn right, see North American Redwood Trees, on to waypoint 12.
About 0.88 km (~0.55 miles) from
OS Grid SH815603
Turn left, after about 200 yds. waypoint on right path to waypoint 13 passing country house restaurant and art gallery (free viewing).
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
OS Grid SH807598
Cross and turn right to follow back into Llanrwst.
About 0.91 km (~0.57 miles) from
OS Grid SH798616
Find way back to Glasdir Centre or go exploring, hope you enjoyed.
About 2.03 km (~1.26 miles) from

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