Name:Little Orme [Creigiau Rhiwledyn]
Hill number:5168
Height:141m / 463ft
Parent (Ma):2052  Great Orme [Y Gogarth]
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Clem
Grid ref:SH 81318 82386
Summit feature:grass mound 17m east of trig point
Col:6m  SH782825  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) OL17E
Observations:trig point is at SH 81302 82386
Survey:obvious summit
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From Colwyn Road, went off piste towards the top, nice little route.jacobrichmond06/10/2023
With the pooch. From Penrhyn Bay, up to the summit via Angel Bay to see the seals.alunrees198320/09/2023
Parked in Bryn y Bia Road, along main road to start of path to summit.Minto21/07/2023
Walking from Pensarn to Llandudno as part of coastal pathLancylass05/04/2023
local dog walk.alunrees4016/01/2023
Bryn Euryn, Little Orme, Great Ormekeithouk08/01/2023
Walked up from main road at east end of Llandudno beach, followed by exploration of quarries and seal-watching in Angel Bay.SteveK07/09/2022
Parked near road junction and did Mynydd Pant first. Along road to FP and easily up to trig and HP. Good view to Great Orme and Llandudno on a hot day. Also went to lower NW top.PeterD12/08/2022
From Premier Inn Car Park. Up Road to Footpath then follow your nose to the summit mound and trig. Much better Summit than Great Orme. Returned the same route finishing off with Sunday Dinner at the Premier InnJephcote8329/05/2022
Parked in the Bewers Fair carpark, walked up via the footpath. by a very fast and busy road, very quick and easy but quite steep.Skarletk08/04/2022
With CreakingHiker.tim74717/01/2022
Short detour whilst on North Wales Coast Pathnickywood102/11/2021
Parked in the Prmeier Inn car car park. Much quieter than Great Orme, has better views, is unspoilt and is more picturesque. Would be very easy to head up there and not see another soul. Had a good explore before heading down.Gareth188625/08/2021
Parked in Penrynside. Joined coastal path before branching off to summit. Visited summit and trig.PGCE15/08/2021
With R+J, saw seals in the bay on the way up.Dan Baddeley14/08/2021
From parking near Penrynside. A cold mist blowing in from the sea spoilt the views.milimana24/06/2021
Swam in Angel Bay at high tide with grey seals appearing close by. Visibility in water very poor!! Then ambled with Mart up to the summit. Enjoyed great views of Llandudno and Great Orme.John Eley20/06/2021
Solo after being dropped at the Premier Inn to S. Lower gate was padlocked but could still enter access land further up. Enjoyable walk using paths and a little optional rock climbing. Great views across to Conwy and Snowdonia. About 95m ascent.RoguePulsar15/05/2021
Another mini adventure during lockdown exploring local nature reserves. Some great views of Llandudno Bay and the Great Orme as well as the coast of Rhos on Seaangelfon3726/10/2020
Dropped off at the Premier Inn on the Colwyn Rd. Crossed the road and walked approx. 200m to the first style (Swing Gate). Followed the path which in places descends before reclimbing. When near to the sea cliffs just before it descends turn left thru the bracken and gorse. Follow the path between two small trees and cairn will meet you at the summit. Great views and approx. 35 mins up and 20 mins down.Symon1p23/09/2020
20 mile run around the Ormes - great views eastwards from here.Claireb 03/07/2020
Walking the North Wales coast path from Penrhyn Bay to West Shore. Made a diversion to bag the summit of both the Little Orme and the Great Orme before re-joining the path. Beautiful day with great views!!alunrees3730/05/2020
As a detour off the coastal path from Colwyn Bay to Llandudnoangelfon050414/09/2019
With Minnie from roadside parking by LB station, up busy road to gate then easy to follow paths to Top/Trig, great views, cloudy- some sunshine- dry. same way down, then to Llandudno pier for ice cream.apricorum07/05/2019
lovely day with some scrambling and angel baydeb.thompson21/04/2019
With S and C. Brilliant viewpoint. Better than Great Orme and it's good.David Bremner29/10/2018
From large car park at Premier Inn SH88160 82154 - Up road for 200yd & then followed Wales Coast Path to gate & information board - From gate, a short climb to grass mound by trig point. (S)gerrybowes11/08/2018
Good parking spot at top end of Bodafon Rd. Walked NW along main road till f/p appeared. Visited cairned summit as well.Aye Jimmy18/07/2018
Parked at Premier Inn. A 25 minute return walk in very dry conditions. Great coastline views. Solo.bolton04/07/2018
Slight diversion off the Wales Coast Path on a very windy and cloudy day. Great views across to the Carneddau from the summit.thesweetcheat23/04/2018
Trigpoint log ...Parked in Colwyn Bay and walked in. Very cool but lovely blue skiesDeego25/02/2018
Start from Penrhyn Bay with Rebeca, Caden and Traceyderrymark16/02/2018
A lovely small hill. Came from the North Wales Path from the SE and left by going down west, then over a locked gate, then SW and then following the fence by the road SE to the gate opposite the Premier Inn. The gate was padlocked and awkward to climb (not recommended).Alan Moore26/01/2018
From roadside parking at top of Bodafon road.rhalstead25/12/2017
Climbed twice during a family holiday nearby. A wonderful airy summit and very impressive sea cliffs. Came a few times just to watch the seal colony at Porth Dinaewaid.Jake99422/10/2017
Quite a walk from Llandudno. But well worth it. Great views over to Merseyside/Lancashire.summitter30/07/2017
With Jenx and Bryher from Premier Inn. Nice limestone walking, rare flowers. New gate in old iron fence running south from summit helpful for access. Worth going out to the cairn to NE for viewsnordicstar16/06/2017
From Premier Inn car park, with Alex C & Maria.Tony J11/06/2017
Before lunch at the Premier Inn.NormanW10/06/2017
Parked on road near by. Short circuit of Mynydd Pant and Little Orme.Alunrees3329/05/2017
With Chrisi, Katie, Emmaianwatson19/04/2017
Short windy walk from the hotel with Xan while the female half of the family were shopping. Splendid little hill.Herbert Anchovy12/02/2017
Parking: Premier Inn carpark SH 81167 82161David Evans06/02/2017
From Premier Inn as others. As you walk along the path there is a cairn up ahead of you but you double back in the dip before the actual summit and trig.clivevilla30/01/2017
On Craig-y-don -Little Orme -Bryn Pydew -Bryn Euryn -Rhos Promenade day walk with brother, Pete. Once off the busy B5115, this was a hill of great charm and interest with dramatic views down its W facing cliff from below the summit. Clear, sunny daypwheeler11/09/2016
gorgeous windy sunny afternoon with superb views. We thought the HP was a grassy mound 15 m s of TrigDenise 08/08/2016
Pleasently quiet compared to Great Orme. Wildlife Trust land - I think, good path from coastal path.RichardM08/08/2016
With K. Lovely hill. Saw Carmine thistle. Parking problematic.Ashley14/07/2016
Up from Premier Inn.Chris Peart08/03/2016
2/12 Second of peak bagging day (Great Orme/Little Orme (Creigiau Rhiwledyn)/Bryn Euryn/Bryn Pyden/Mynydd Marian/Mynydd Ellian/Bwrdd Arthur/Moel Rhiwen/Clip Y Orsedd/Foel Lwyd/Tal Y Fan/Moel y Gaer)Fergalh28/02/2016