This is a favourite route of ours and only a 5 minute drive from Tan Meredydd. The 700 hectare forest is a treasure trove of walking and cycling routes, photographic opportunities and wildlife.

Take in the stunning views across to Snowdon, picnic by the secluded Llyn Llywelyn and listen out for the sound of the Old Welsh Highland railway trains, which run through the forest on route from Caernarfon to Porthmadog. 

LLYN LLYWELYN WALK: Follow the red way marker symbol. 

DESCRIPTION: Starting out from the car park, follow the trail and forest roads until you reach the beautiful and secluded Llyn Llywelyn. 

TIME: 2½ hours 

DISTANCE: 2¾ miles/4.4km 

GRADE: Moderate, climbing a total of 530ft/162m 

HIGHLIGHTS: A circular route with views across Beddgelert Forest to Snowdon. 

ADDRESS: Beddgelert Forest, Caernarfon LL55 4UU

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