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Porthmadog

Gwynedd


Slow Ways linking Porthmadog and Beddgelert, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Criccieth, Harlech, Trawsfynydd

Wales / Gwynedd / Porthmadog

Porthmadog’s five Slow Ways are 45% checked

Drawn: 5/5
reviewed: 4/5
verified: 0/5
and surveyed: 0/5

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Slow Way Route To do
Criccieth—Porthmadog
Cripor one

Review me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 165m Descent 182m
Criccieth—Porthmadog
Cripor two Review me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent - Descent -
Porthmadog—Beddgelert
Porbed one Review me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 603m Descent 640m
Porthmadog—Blaenau Ffestiniog
Porbla one

Double check Distance 20km/12mi Ascent 435m Descent 649m
Porthmadog—Blaenau Ffestiniog
Porbla two Review me Distance 20km/12mi Ascent - Descent -
Porthmadog—Harlech
Porhar one

Double check Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 171m Descent 172m
Porthmadog—Harlech
Porhar two Review me Distance 17km/10mi Ascent - Descent -
Porthmadog—Harlech
Porhar three Review me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent - Descent -
Porthmadog—Trawsfynydd
Portra one Pioneer me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 452m Descent 677m

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Collective progress

50% of Porthmadog’s five route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

9/9

drawn

8/9

reviewed

1/9

surveyed

0/9

verified

7 people have contributed to Porthmadog’s Slow Ways

2 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Porthmadog

127km out of 146km have been walked and reviewed

136km of reviews have been shared in Porthmadog

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It is fairly level most of the way, although there are a few short climbs, and the going is generally good....

mgabgt

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Criccieth—Porthmadog

mgabgt added Cripor two, a new walk from Criccieth to Porthmadog

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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....

Petr Sadilek

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Porthmadog—Blaenau Ffestiniog

Petr Sadilek added Porbla two, a new walk from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog

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Walkers should turn right then left towards a bus stop as shown on the first attached photo and follow paved roads. The route seems very inaccurate in this section because it suggests that walkers should not cross a railway line until after the Tanygrisiau reservoir. I believe the route should follow a marked footpath, cross the railway line and walk alongside the reservoir....

Petr Sadilek

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Tom Gough surveyed Porhar three

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Depending on whether you follow the cycle path or the footpath beside the railway across the Cob, there may be an awkward road crossing at the end (following the cycle path avoids this)....

Tom Gough

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The walk from Porthmadog to Criccieth forms part of the Wales Coastal Path and is an attractive walk with 2 beach sections....

Neil Ward

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Porthmadog—Harlech

danravenellison added Porhar three, a new walk from Porthmadog to Harlech

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Porthmadog—Harlech

danravenellison added Porhar two, a new walk from Porthmadog to Harlech

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I'm sharing an alternative route that I've checked that follows a path beside the A497. Otherwise, I am sure the Wales Coast Path route will be better if you are not in a rush!...

danravenellison

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This is a good walk that in many places deserves 5 stars. You can expect some fabulous views across Snowdonia and lots of variation. It's missed out on the 5th star for me because of the walking beside the A497 - but that is all on paths and is safe....

danravenellison

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Proven navigation skills required to navigate were the path is unclear, too soft in wet weather or locally redirected. Has a section of very steep ground....

Ross

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Really great walk, the coastal path between Morfa Bychan and Porthmadog is great with some superb coves and beaches. The route is 90% accurate. The only section which isn't quite right is from Criccieth to Black Rock....

Luke Williams

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Porthmadog

SamLloyd surveyed Porthmadog

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Criccieth—Porthmadog

Slow Ways added Cripor one, a new walk from Criccieth to Porthmadog

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Porthmadog—Beddgelert

Slow Ways added Porbed one, a new walk from Porthmadog to Beddgelert

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Porthmadog—Blaenau Ffestiniog

Slow Ways added Porbla one, a new walk from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog

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Porthmadog—Harlech

Slow Ways added Porhar one, a new walk from Porthmadog to Harlech

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Porthmadog—Trawsfynydd

Slow Ways added Portra one, a new walk from Porthmadog to Trawsfynydd

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Porthmadog, Sat 2 March

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Porthmadog’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SH5694738587

Lat / Lon

52.92560° / -4.12947°

Easting / Northing

256,947E / 338,587N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Porthmadog's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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