4.3 of 5 (3 votes)

Bryn Euryn and Rhos Heritage

A leisurely walk (coast) in Clwyd, Wales, about 6.60km (4.10 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:00h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 58m (190ft)
Descent 59m (193ft)
Max. Elevation 70m (229ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 117m (383ft)
Start & End
Colwyn Bay
Distance 6.60km
Duration ~2:00h
Ordnance Survey Map
1Created by driver 16 on 31 Dec 2012
Too much wind, too much rain, no walking for weeks, no cycling for weeks, not much else for weeks either! I was suffering from cabin fever and had to get out, so went for a short walk to this local attraction near Colwyn Bay. 

Walk Functions


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OS Grid SH841794
Accessible by bus from east and west i.e. Rhyl, Llandudno, Conwy. Head west to mini roundabout, exit first left downhill, past garage, through traffic lights and on to footbridge.
OS Grid SH834794
Cross into Tan-y-Bryn Road, don't turn off, but go straight on to see road sign for Bryn Euryn.
About 0.64 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SH833801
Turn left to wooden sign for Bryn Euryn nature reserve. Turn right, up steps, and follow path to ruins of Euryn Hall and history board.
About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from
OS Grid SH832801
Exit to left, at waypost marked 'summit walk / woodland walk'. Go left on the summit walk, then semi-circular right. At summit, go downhill to path on right. Follow this to meet woodland path and turn left, downhill past rear of houses to exit onto Dinerth Road.
About 0.12 km (~0.07 miles) from
OS Grid SH827801
Turn right, continue on to garage, see Saint Trillo's Church. Cross road, admire church and graveyard.
About 0.44 km (~0.27 miles) from
OS Grid SH831806
Go on to see Hickorys Smokehouse Pub / Restaurant, a great asset to the area, recently opened, checkout hickorys.co.uk for online menus and booking.
About 0.59 km (~0.37 miles) from
OS Grid SH832805
Turn left downhill. Don't turn off, but go straight on to promenade.
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid SH836812
Turn right, go down path on left to lower level. You will pass probably the smallest church in UK. (seating 6), kiddies' play area, Rhos Point shops for fishing sundries, boat trips, kayak and boarding instruction, etc. On the right is Rhos Fynach (old priory) pub / restaurant. Stay on promenade past Cayley Embankment to pelican crossing at Toad Hall.
About 0.78 km (~0.48 miles) from
OS Grid SH846794
Cross the road, then uphill under railway bridge to Prince's Drive.
About 2.03 km (~1.26 miles) from
OS Grid SH845792
Turn right and follow the road to the traffic lights at West End.
About 0.17 km (~0.11 miles) from
OS Grid SH841794
Hope you enjoyed it, tell your friends!
About 0.44 km (~0.27 miles) from

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