You can walk for hours along its paths with only mewling gulls for company, sometimes ambushed by drizzle or a Celtic mist that drenches your hair and leaves salt on your skin, but which draws your attention to the flowers at your feet and then suddenly dissipates to reveal a peregrine soaring above a glittering sea.

Read more in the August edition of BBC Countryfile Magazine

GWBD0351 Ynys Lochtyn

With photography by the marvellous Giles W Bennett