Waun-y-Llyn Country Park

This is a gentle walk with fantastic views over north Wales, Cheshire and towards Liverpool.

Start GPS coordinate 53.11187990903034, -3.0688066747666642
Approximate Length 0.76 miles
Approximate Duration 37 minutes
Grade Easy
Waypoint 1 photo

Waypoint 1

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11190992950081, -3.068917940241455

The car park at the start is free, but can be quite busy at weekends, particularly when the weather is good.

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Waypoint 2

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.1118924471834, -3.068904486545469

Walk between the two stone pillars and follow the path up the hill.

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Waypoint 3

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.113324651972796, -3.070169773216762

At the viewpoint you can see the runway at Hawarden airport, Frodsham and Beeston castle.

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Waypoint 4

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11333599313264, -3.0701313436817013

Also the Flintshire bridge and Deeside power station.

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Waypoint 5

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11347104503486, -3.0702608172538013

Moel Famau can be spotted in the distance.

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Waypoint 6

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11348609010368, -3.070278142556671

Walk past the viewpoint and follow the grassy path down the slope to the right. It then curves to the left.

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Waypoint 7

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.113990679157055, -3.0702488662441265

The path becomes more defined.

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Waypoint 8

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.114460942393094, -3.070528012847233

Cross the wooden walkway over the boggy wetland area.

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Waypoint 9

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.114950386111865, -3.070428921676346

Then at the stone stile turn left.

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Waypoint 10

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11570929483591, -3.070955821017678

You will reach the lake. From here either continue on one of the many paths or re-trace your steps back up the hill to the viewpoint.

Waypoint 11 photo

Waypoint 11

Approximate GPS co-ordinate: 53.11331055373201, -3.0700845310924643

Then head back to the car park.