Epic Welsh Runs – Newborough Forest and Ynys Llanddwyn

Starting Point: Newborough National Nature Reserve and Forest Car Park, just beyond the small village of Niwbwrch. LL61 6SG Parking: Ample parking but can get busy at peak times. £2.00 for first 2 hours then 40 p for every additional 20 minutes. Type: Circular Length: Commonwealth Trail – 8.5 miles (follow red signposts) Elevation Gain: 433 feetContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Newborough Forest and Ynys Llanddwyn”

Epic Welsh Runs – Porthmadog, Borth y Gest and Morfa Bychan coastal run

Starting Point: Circular route so you can start anywhere along the route (Porthmadog, Borth y Gest or Morfa Bychan). Type: Circular Length: Long loop – 10 miles; Medium Loop 6 miles; Elevation Gain: Long loop 500 feet; Medium loop 430 feet; Terrain: Road, trail, sand but road trainers should be sufficient. Facilities on Route: ToiletsContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Porthmadog, Borth y Gest and Morfa Bychan coastal run”

Epic Welsh Runs – Wales Coastal Path (Cliff Hotel, Gwbert to Mwnt)

Starting Point: Entrance to the Cliff Hotel, Gwbert Type: Out and back Length: Just under 8 miles /12.8 km Elevation Gain: 1135 ft / 345m (less if you don’t climb Foel y Mwnt) Terrain: Trail with a small section on the road Facilities on Route: Toilets and a beach shop in Mwnt If you areContinue reading “Epic Welsh Runs – Wales Coastal Path (Cliff Hotel, Gwbert to Mwnt)”