4.5 of 5 (2 votes)

Xmas Day circular from Colwyn Bay

A moderate walk (countryside) in Clwyd, Wales, about 15.20km (9.44 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 46m (150ft)
Descent 58m (190ft)
Max. Elevation 150m (492ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 104m (340ft)
Start & End
Colwyn Bay
Distance 15.20km
Duration ~4:30h
Ordnance Survey Map
1Created by driver 16 on 25 Dec 2014
Straightforward low-level walk l did to build up an appetite for my Xmas dinner, but it could be done as a New Year's walk to clear your head or get rid of a few pounds! It passes farms with fields of cattle and sheep, and finishes with a nice promenade walk by the sea.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SH848789
Head West along A547 Conwy Road, follow through Mochdre and Dolwyd to Black Cat service station, waypoint 2.
OS Grid SH807772
Turn right under flyover, pass first, second and third turnings on right, take fourth turn on right over railway bridge, pass first and second turnings on right, turn right at builders merchant into Narrow Lane, follow to roundabout junction with A470, see footpath sign on left, waypoint 3.
About 4.49 km (~2.79 miles) from
OS Grid SH802784
Follow path through trees, left into housing estate, downhill to Marl Lane turn right, follow to next roundabout, waypoint 4.
About 1.26 km (~0.78 miles) from
OS Grid SH795790
From Marl Lane see footpath sign opposite, cross and enter, path through trees meets gate, turn right to kissing gate, through into and follow righthand edge of two fields to waypoint 5.
About 0.88 km (~0.55 miles) from
OS Grid SH795795
Cross A470, keep on grass verge on right to waypoint 6.
About 0.51 km (~0.32 miles) from
OS Grid SH796800
Keep on righthand grass verge to junction into Glanwydden, cross over onto tarmac path on left, follow past caravan park and school into Penrhyn Bay mini roundabout, waypoint 7.
About 0.56 km (~0.35 miles) from
OS Grid SH822811
Straight across carefully to follow straight across next junction to promenade, waypoint 8.
About 2.83 km (~1.76 miles) from
OS Grid SH826816
Cross onto promenade, turn right, easy going from here to ruin of Colwyn Bay Pier, waypoint 9.
About 0.58 km (~0.36 miles) from
OS Grid SH852792
Cross carefully under railway, turn right up to station, cross at Pelican into Station Road and up to start.
About 3.53 km (~2.19 miles) from
OS Grid SH850791
Hope you enjoyed, passes quite a few of my other walks in the area, check them out.
About 0.20 km (~0.12 miles) from

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