Category: Routes

Craig Bron Banog from Boncyn Foel Bach

** Access to part of the forest is currently closed ** Access to Craig Bron Banog is currently not possible, due to the construction of Clocaenog Wind Farm.  A notice board says construction will run until October 2019, after which I will re-check the route. This is an out-and-back walk […]

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Tal y Fan

This is a circular walk of about 9 miles to the summit of Tal y Fan from the small car park on the Sychnant Pass road. Distance: 9.00 miles Time: 4.00 hours Grade: Medium * Activity: Walking OS Map: OL17 (right-click the Download button to save the GPX). You can view route reports (when available) here: Route […]

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Buckley Heritage Trail

This is a circular walk of about 3 miles following the Buckley Heritage Trail. There are information boards along the route, which provide information about the town’s brick making history.  Free parking can be found at Etna Country Park, off Globe Way. Distance: 3.00 miles Time: 2.00 hours Grade: Easy * Activity: Walking OS Map: Explorer […]

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Craig Bron Banog

** Access to part of the forest is currently closed ** Access to Craig Bron Banog is currently not possible, due to the construction of Clocaenog Wind Farm.  A notice board says construction will run until October 2019, after which I will re-check the route.  The section of the route […]

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Arenig Fawr

This is a circular walk of about 7.5 miles to the summit of Arenig Fawr. There is a free parking area on the minor road just off the A4212.  Please use this route as a guide only – I need to re-walk it to check some of the sections, particularly […]

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Cadair Bronwen

This is a circular walk of about 10 miles to Cadair Bronwen in the Berwyn mountains, from the small village of Llandrillo. Distance: 10.00 miles Time: 5.50 hours Grade: Medium * Activity: Walking OS Map: Explorer 255 (right-click the Download button to save the GPX). You can view route reports (when available) here: Route Reports for […]

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Snowdon on the Watkin Path

This is an out-and-back walk of about 8 miles to the summit of Snowdon along the Watkin path, starting from the small car park at Nantgwynant. Distance: 8.00 miles Time: 6.00 hours Grade: Hard * Activity: Walking OS Map: OL17 (right-click the Download button to save the GPX). You can view route reports (when available) […]

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Wat’s Dyke Way

This is a linear walk of 61 miles from Llanymynech in Shropshire to Holywell in Flintshire along the Wat’s Dyke Way. Distance: 61.00 miles Time: 32.00 hours Grade: Hard * Activity: Walking OS Map: (right-click the Download button to save the GPX). You can view route reports (when available) here: Route Reports for Wat’s Dyke […]

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Around the Alwen

This is a circular walk of about 7 miles around the Alwen reservoir, starting from the small car park at the Alwen dam. The walk is very easy from a navigating point of view, as the track is clear and waymarked all the way round. The walk isn’t too strenuous […]

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Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy

This is an out-and-back walk along the Aran ridge to the summit of Aran Fawddwy, starting from the small car park in Llanwchllyn at the south end of Bala Lake. The walk is fairly easy from a navigating point of view, but can be tricky in poor visibility. The walk […]

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