Trefin

Short Walks

TREFIN, TRWYN LLWYD

DISTANCE: 1.3 miles (2.0 km)
CHARACTER: Rugged coast, fields and livestock. No stiles or steps, uneven surfaces.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Service bus Trefin 413, *Strumble Shuttle 404 (*seasonal, hail & ride)

From bus stop, walk towards post office and follow main road out of village. From car park, turn right on to road, follow road round to left, and follow main road out of village.

Once out of village, look for waymark post on right and follow path down. Turn right on to road, then straight ahead on to tarmaced path.

Turn right near ruin of Trefin Mill and follow the Coast Path.  At fingerpost bear right, away from Coast Path (signed YHA), keeping fence on right.

Go through gate and follow fenced path. On reaching tarmac street, go straight ahead and, at end, turn left (bus stop is here), bearing right on to road to Abercastle for car park.

TREFIN, PWLL OLFA

DISTANCE: 2.2 miles (3.5 km).
CHARACTER: Cliff edge, fields and livestock, country lane, some minor road walking. 4 stiles.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Service bus Trefin 413, *Strumble Shuttle 404 (*seasonal, hail & ride).

From bus stop: Walk up road to centre of village and take the road towards Abercastle (look for road sign).  From car park: turn right on to road out of car park, right again and again on to Ffordd Abercastell.

Follow road until reaching fingerpost on left.  Cross stile and follow path to stile opposite (path is not on field edge, but more or less straight between the stiles).

Cross stile and turn left to nearby stile, cross and follow field edge path, keeping fence on left. Turn right at fingerpost, cross stile on to Coast Path and turn left.

At fingerpost turn left (signed YHA), keeping fence on right (for a while it looks like doubling back, but the path turns to right soon).

Go through gate and follow fenced path.  On reaching tarmac street, go straight ahead and, at end, turn left (bus stop is here), bearing right on to road to Abercastle for car park.

TREFIN QUARRIES

DISTANCE: 1.0 miles (1.6 km).
CHARACTER: Fields and llivestock, village walk, minor road walking. 2 stiles, steps.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Service bus Trefin 413, *Strumble Shuttle 404 (*seasonal, hail & ride).

From bus stop walk up road to Croesgoch (road sign visible from bus shelter on left).  From car park turn left on to road. After passing house called Cwrt-yCwm, look for metal footpath sign on right.

Turn right, follow track straight ahead, and keep going straight on to surfaced path, as main track turns into garden.

At T-junction, turn left up step and follow path to steps, cross stile and turn right, keeping to field edge path, with fence on right.

Cross stile, follow track down and, after crossing stream, follow it to the left up to road. Turn right up road back to Trefin.

Find these walks

Grid ref: SM832327

SAFETY FIRST!

  • Take great care when on the Coast Path
  • Stay on the path and away from cliff edges
  • Wear boots and warm, waterproof clothing
  • Take extra care in windy and/or wet conditions
  • Always supervise children and dogs
  • Leave gates and property as you find them