PorthmadogBlaenau Ffestiniog

Porbla two
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By Petr Sadilek on 20 Jun 2023







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This route is practically the same as Porbla one but with more waypoints and hopefully a more accurate version

This route is practically the same as Porbla one but with more waypoints and hopefully a more accurate version


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Grid Ref SH5694738587
Lat / Lon 52.92560° / -4.12947°
Easting / Northing 256,947E / 338,587N
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Blaenau Ffestiniog
Grid Ref SH7007845911
Lat / Lon 52.99474° / -3.93721°
Easting / Northing 270,078E / 345,911N
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Petr Sadilek

30 Aug 2023 Summer

A mostly very pleasant walk that never strays far from the narrow-guage railway line between Porthmadog and Ffestiniog. You will be walking along the lower reservoir of Ffestiniog power station, then via Dduallt station down to Llyn Mair lake where there is a short detour to Coedydd Maentwrog nature reserve.

The next couple of km is along a paved road which has no wide verge but the traffic is not too heavy. When you reach Rhyd, you'll need to turn to a public footpath down to a forest path and continue further down towards the sea.

The last stretch of the route is on paved quiet roads and it ends with a long walk along the seafront at Porthmadog, where the sea is actually not visible because the pavement is blocked by a road.

Slopes are never too steep on this route and the surface is ok for an average walker.

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