Tag: Tywyn

Gwynedd Coast Path, day 14

July 12, 2017 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 14

Bus journeys to the start of walks are always welcome.  Today we’re off, the five of us, to Tudweiliog with Bysus Nefyn.  Strangely, the bus visits Nefyn, our final destination, before rattling along to Tudweiliog, but otherwise doesn’t deviate from the road to reach remote villages on either side (there aren’t many of them), so […]

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Gwynedd Coast Path, day 13

July 11, 2017 4 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 13

Finding the way to Tywyn in our two cars isn’t easy.  Turning off the road to Tudweiliog we miss a minor road to the right.  We realise the mistake and trying to correct it, but go wrong again and end up on a narrow farm track behind an alarmed family of ducks.  Retracing our steps, […]

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Gwynedd Coast Path, day 2

May 7, 2016 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 2

Penhelig is the best hidden of railway stations.  A poorly signed flight of steps takes us to a platform high above the road, the single track line leading to a tunnel at each end.  Facing us a curving Victorian terrace blocks the sea view; it has its gardens at the front, each bisected by a […]

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Gwynedd Coast Path, day 1

May 1, 2016 0 Comments
Gwynedd Coast Path, day 1

It’s early afternoon.  The Lloyds Coaches bus from Aberdyfi lets us off in a lay-by, near a school on the outskirts of Tywyn.  We’re on Neptune Road.  Somewhere ‘over there’ is the town centre, and ‘over here’ is the sea.  We head for the latter, past the terminus of the Tal-y-llyn railway and some low, […]

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