Two walkers at the gateway entry to Pensychnant Nature Reserve

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A circular walk leading from the top of the Sychnant Pass with spectacular views of the Conwy Valley, Carneddau mountain range, the Great Orme headland and the coast.

The surrounding landscape is rich in archaeological features - from stone circles to medieval hafotai (summer houses) - which can be explored along the route.

Approximate length of walk 4.5 miles (7.2km) on rough stone and grassy tracks, hill walking with some moderate to steep climbs.

Start the walk from the Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre car park. Refreshments available in Dwygyfylchi, Penmaenmawr and Conwy.


Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Provider Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • In countryside


Map & Directions

Pensychnant Upland Walk

Type:Walking Route

Sychnant Pass Road, Conwy, Conwy, LL32 8BJ

Tel: 01492 575290

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Outside of Pensychnant Nature Conservation CentrePensychnant Nature Conservation Centre, ConwyOn 150-acres of ground, you can enjoy the peace of Pensychnant. Built within the Sychnant Pass with views of the Carneddau Mountains, you can walk medieval ruins, heathland and enjoy the song of choughs and skylarks above.

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