Plan Your Stay on Cardigan Bay

Walk Penbryn to Llangrannog

Cardigan and New Quay, Aberaeron - OS Explorer Map Sheet 198

Walk information

Map:: Explorer 198

Distance 2 miles2

Approximate Time 1 hour 10 mins one way

Description A favourite walk climbing by gorse hedges to beautiful views across Cardigan Bay often to the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales. Look out for choughs, Peregrine falcons and in winter Merlin and Red-throated Divers.

Start The walk starts 2 miles from the A487 at Sarnau at the National Trust car park and cafe of Penbryn Beach.

Walk Penbryn to Llangrannog
Morfa Isaf FarmMaes Glas Caravan ParkMorfa Isaf Farm CottagesDol LlanMill ViewBrynawelon Touring and Camping Park

Refreshments are available at both Penbryn car park and Llangrannog

  1. Immediately after leaving the National Trust car park at Penbryn Beach, turn up the farm track on your right. The footpath is signposted from the top of the track, and will take you down into a steep gully leading to the small sickle- shaped beach Traeth Bach, and up past the Iron Age fortified settlement Castell Bach, before finally dropping down into Llangrannog where you can find lots of cafes and restaurants.
  2. NOTES: The great little Cardi Bach bus runs along this route Cardi Bach and even has provision for carrying bikes!
Cardigan and Mynydd Preseli - OS Landranger Map Sheet 145
Walking, hiking and trekling gear

The wild life, flora and fauna of Cardiganshire Coast and Country are truly remarkable. Red Kites and Buzzards soar above whilst Dolphins and seals swim in the bay. Otters rare orchids and hundreds of other plants, birds and animals are all here of you to experience and enjoy.