Directions If you want a gentle coastal walk with beautiful scenery then the Porthmadog to Borth-y-Gest path is hard to beat. Off season, this is a path far from the madding crowds, quiet, serene and perfect for recharging your batteries. This path is about 6.5 km long each way, but you will probably want to extend it by exploring some of the fabulous beaches as you go along.
Start point: Car park in Porthmadog near the Wilko store in Madoc Street. Distance: 6.5 km each way Difficulty: Easy - Dog friendly
Pontllyfni Beach: Pontllyfni, Caernarfon LL54 5EG OS grid ref: SH 4312 5261 - 5 miles from Ashcoast House Type of beach: Sand & pebble Lifeguard service: No Dogs friendly beach: Dogs allowed - No dog restrictions