Yr Eifl above Mynydd Nefyn from Garn Boduan.
Garn Boduan is only 280 metres high, yet offers
fantastic panoramic views of the other hills of
Llyn, Cardigan Bay to the south as well as
Caernarfon Bay to the north.
The lower slopes are wooded and there are some
good tracks suitable for pushchairs etc. However, to
get to the summit the paths are not so good and
become narrow, uneven and even rocky.
To get to the summit, follow the main track from
where you have parked, around the first sharp corner
and up to where the track turns towards the right,
where there is a smaller path leading up ahead of
your through the trees into more open ground.
Continue to follow this path as it almost turns back
on itself twice as it continues up the hill. When
you reach the rocky terrain near the top, the summit
is found by turning right and up the last little
bit. Care should be taken around the summit as the
heather can hide loose rocks in the path and the
paths are very uneven.
There are also the remains of one of Llyn's three
main hill forts around the summit - so look
carefully and you can pick out some of the walls. A
huge fire over 25 years ago burnt the trees on the
north-western slopes, the stumps of which still
If you don't want to venture to the top, then it
is still worth just walking around the wooded areas,
it is very peaceful and there are some good vantage