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Circular E, S. and W. from C/Bay.

A moderate walk (coast) in Clwyd, Wales, about 14.00km (8.70 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:15h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 71m (232ft)
Loss 75m (246ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Elevation (total) 146m (478ft)
Start & End
Colwyn Bay
Distance 14.00km
(8.7mi)
Duration ~4:15h
Difficulty  
Moderate
1Created by driver 16 on 28 Dec 2014
A cracking day weatherwise in N. Wales, too frosty for cycling, so, another foray into my surroundings (don't be afraid to do local, there is always somebody who will like and do the walks), another for clearing heads, losing a few pounds, one steep decent from Penmaen Head, which, for the faint hearted can be avoided by staying on main road to Wynne Gardens, turning right down to Promenade.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SH849790
Looking at the Station Entrance take path on right to go down to go left under railway to see ruined pier and cross road to waypoint 2.
OS Grid SH852792
After crossing road turn right down onto promenade part of Wales Coast Path and Cycle Track, where promenade ends straight ahead on Cycle Track, pass Rainbow Bridge, Quarry Jetty onto Llandulas Beach.
About 0.32 km (~0.2 miles) from
OS Grid SH915783
After toilets and bungalow (used to be RNLI Lifeboat Station) turn right under railway and A55 up to road through Llandulas, cross over to waypoint 4.
About 6.37 km (~3.96 miles) from
OS Grid SH914780
After crossing over turn right, to waypoint 5.
About 0.29 km (~0.18 miles) from
OS Grid SH905782
Keep to left onto estate road ahead, pass first footpath on right, take second footpath on right down to dual carriage, pass landfill entrance to two disused quarries, at sign end of dual, cross over.
About 0.86 km (~0.53 miles) from
OS Grid SH894782
After crossing turn left passing the only working quarry, look right over wall to see stone storepiles and jetty, carry on to Penmaenhead waypoint 7.
About 1.14 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid SH879785
Fine view over Tan Lan, Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, Rhos-on-Sea, Penrhyn Bay, Little Orme and in distance Great Orme (Llandudno) just make out the Summit Complex, see hole in wall with footpath sign.
About 1.50 km (~0.93 miles) from
OS Grid SH878784
Children MUST be supervised here, 1st. flight of 115 steps, to Y junction, go right on VERY uneven stoney path at foot of cliffs to next flight of 55 steps, follow well defined grassy path to 30 steps.
About 0.16 km (~0.1 miles) from
OS Grid SH878786
Cross and turn left onto cycle track and retrace back onto promenade and start of walk.
About 0.21 km (~0.13 miles) from
OS Grid SH850790
Once again hope you have enjoyed, check out my other walks in the area.
About 2.79 km (~1.73 miles) from

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28 Dec 2014
Today's Walk.

That was quick Tim, Happy and Prosperous New Year, Blwyddyn Newydd dda in Welsh, Pete, thanks.

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