North Wales Path Walk
Wales Walking Holidays offer walking tours along the North Wales Path. The North Wales Path, a long-distance trail extending for 60 miles (97km) from Prestatyn in North East Wales to Bangor, Gwynedd in the west. You have the option of going vice versa. Parts of the North Wales Path coincide with the Wales Coast Path, but takes more detours inland to allow trekking on higher ground. The path detours inland between Conwy and Bangor, passing Aber Falls and hills above Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan. the North Wales path is waymarked with its own logo (inset).
North Wales Path Short Break
We have created a shorter break if you don't fancy the whole trail, from Llandudno to Bangor utilising, in our view, the best parts of the path. If you want to book or discuss further please contact us.
North Wales Path Short Package Llandudno to Bangor.
4 nights, 3 days walking
PRICE: from £365 PER PERSON (based on 2 persons sharing)
DAY 1 : Arrival by car to Llandudno or by train to Llandudno Junction.
Meet and greet, handover maps and detailed route and transfer to first night’s accommodation in Llandudno on North Wales Riviera.
DAY 2: Llandudno to Conwy. 9 miles . (14 km) Moderate walking.
Follow the coast up the Great Orme, a limestone headland, now a spectacular country park full of diverse wildlife and stunning views across the North Wales Coast, Snowdonia and the Isle of Anglesey. The descending path leads to the banks of the river Conwy, ending at the medieval walled town of Conwy and its castle, a World Heritage Site.
DAY 3: Conwy to Llanfairfechan. 10 miles (16.1 km). Moderate to strenuous walking.
The path leads to Morfa Conwy, then inland up Conwy Mountain and Sychnant Pass overlooking Conwy Bay. To the south lie the foothills of the Carneddau mountain range. At the summit of Mynydd y Dref (Conwy Mountain) the remains of Neolithic hut circles and an Iron Age hillfort are still visible. Continue via the mystical Druid Stone Circle before descending to the vintage seaside resort of Llanfairfechan.
DAY 4: Llanfairfechan to city of Bangor 14.2 miles. (23.1 km) Moderate to strenuous.
Re-join the North Wales Path above Llanfairfechan, following the mountain path towards Coedydd Aber National Nature Reserve and the spectacular Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr in Welsh). Pass (and visit) Penrhyn Castle, a National Trust property. Penrhyn Castle is a 19th-century fantasy castle with interesting contents and grounds and exhibits notable paintings by artist such as Canaletto and Richard Wilson. The trail continues to Bangor pier and the university city of Bangor. Overnight in Bangor or Menai Bridge off the mainland on the beautiful island of Anglesey. This walk can be curtailed to end at Penrhyn Castle.
DAY 5: Pick up for departure to either Bangor station or back to car.
Solo Walkers: (i.e. those walking on their own), please add £40 per night.
Single Walkers: (i.e. those walking with others but prefer a single room), please add £30 per night.
Extra Night: (i.e. Rest day within this itinerary), can be organised upon request.
Llandudno Promenade and Pier
Great Orme & Tramway
Conwy Castle and historical town
Celtic stone circle above Penmaenmawr
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Menai Suspension Bridge
All tours include accommodation (bed and breakfast), luggage transfers, maps, guide books and pick ups when necessary. Packed lunches and evening meals can also be arranged.
The North Wales Path links with Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail at Prestatyn and the Anglesey Coastal Path and Wales Coast Path at Bangor.