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Wonderful walks with trees and views

This is a wonderful well maintained woodland - I know because I studied forestry at Uni. Paths are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miles P
Marin trail

What a trail! Better than llandegla, gisburn, whinlatter in my opinion, true mountain biking, no... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful well maintained woodland - I know because I studied forestry at Uni. Paths are well surfaced and the whole area well mapped to spend hours walking alone, admiring the views and the silence.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miles P
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Went for a run and decided on the longer Llyn Park Yellow Trail rather than the shorter routes. Route markings looked great until 6-7 K in when they disappeared and I couldn't figure out where to go. Saw a local who wasn't sure either but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

What a trail! Better than llandegla, gisburn, whinlatter in my opinion, true mountain biking, no braking bumps, loads of flow, tech, rocks, scenery 👌. All those that say it has alot of climbing well duh its 25k with about 6 or 7 quality descents, some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The forest has several footpaths going through it many of them passing by several small lakes within the woodland

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank walkingboots2016
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Its wonderful to share experiences with ,y little boy, its great when you are an older dad (66) and my little boy is 3 and I dont know who is the little boy.. so much fun just the two of us..

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is one of our favourite walks which takes you around Crafnant Lake and is great way of getting away from it all.. The path has been upgraded in recent years which now makes it an easy walk. The road from Trefriw is narrow in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 27 August 2018

You can view Swallow Falls on this walk and so much natural beauty. Better on a dry day ! A reasonable amount of parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Lynnie97
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We bought a booklet of walks for £3.50 in Betwys y Coed. Loads of walks for different levels. You don't need to take the trail guides with you as the paths are so well signposted. We used Mapmywalk App to log our distance and we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank andy_tracymadgwick
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Visited here to complete the Penmachno loop for mountain biking with friends, I had watched plenty of videos on You Tube and " Felt " happy with what to expect ( I am a accomplished Mountain Biker ) and was excited to see what this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank dan h
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Over 25km of great mountain bike trails. Just follow the really well marked out route but definitely not for beginners. You don’t have to do the whole route if you don’t want as there are also few car parks along the way to leave your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mark F
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