There are spectacular walks in and around Llanbedrog be they paths which weave their way across the headland, sandy coves and endless beaches. Also don't forget the maps that are available of the 100 or so miles of coastal paths around the Llyn - click this link to print out your own maps Coastal Paths Maps for digital maps you can download onto your phone - Llyn‘s New Digital Walks Don't forget you can also use the Bws Arfordir Llyn Coastal Bus if you don't fancy a long walk - see our Taxis and Buses Page - you can even print out a timetable.
There are numerous good books around that will not only guide you on your walk but also give you the history of some of the places that you are passing through.
Another useful book that is updated regularly by Carl and Ruth Rogers (pictured above) - is Walks on the Lleyn Peninsula - Sixteen circular walks exploring the coast and hills of the Lleyn Peninsula - published by Mara Books. Clear maps and directions. Excellent colour and black and white photographs. 104 pages. Paperback. £4.99. ISBN 1-902512-00-6
For all enquiries regarding sales telephone: +44 (0) 1928 - 723744 - priced at £4.99 of course from Amazon at www.amazon.co.uk click left to link to their site.
Other popular books:
Walks on the Lleyn Peninsula Part 1 - South and West (covers the Llanbedrog area)
Walks on the Lleyn Peninsula Part 2 - North and East
Lleyn Peninsula Coastal Walks
These are priced at £8.00 approx each and are available from Londis (Llanbedrog), Plas Glyn-y-Weddw and from bookshops in Pwllheli. There are some other walking books on the area available from Bestwalks.com via mail order and of course from Amazon at www.amazon.co.uk click left to link to their site - type in "llyn peninsula" and search for books. You may also wish to buy an Ordinance Survey map of the Llanbedrog area, which is Explorer 12 - Lleyn Peninsula West ISBN 0-319-21712-4. Cheapest place for OS maps from £6.00 free delivery - Ordinance Survey Maps - dash4it
In any event you should look after yourself by following this advice:
Wear strong waterproof footwear and appropriate clothing
Take waterproof (not just showerproof) outer clothing
Wear strong trousers to protect your legs against brambles and other vegetation
A simple first aid kit to deal with minor injuries
Take a whistle and torch in case of emergency
Always tell someone where you are going and what time you expect to be back
Always take an OS map with you and maybe a compass
Listen to local weather forecast before starting so you can prepare for any changes
If walking along the seashore, check the times of the tides so that you are not cut off by rising water
Guard against all risks of fire
Keep to public footpaths across farmland
Obey the countryside code, for example don't leave litter, keep dogs under control and away from animals, shut gates behind you, be a good visitor
Above all - enjoy yourselves.