Llantysilio Mountain

This is a circular walk of 7 miles over Llantysilio Mountain.  It also includes the summits of Moel Morfydd, Moel y Gamelin, and Moel y Faen.

The route starts out on a quiet tarmac lane before following footpaths and bridleways, which can be muddy in places.  Another very brief section of quiet lane is followed by a grassy track, which climbs to meet a wide stony path to the summit of Moel Morfydd.  The route follows this stony track as it undulates over the other summits, and is quite steep in places, so requires a good level of fitness.  Finally, it drops down on stony and grassy tracks to the car park, where you can reward yourself with a cuppa and cake at the cafe.

Parking opposite the Ponderosa cafe is free but limited, and on uneven ground.

For more detail, you can view route reports (when available) here: Route Reports for Llantysilio Mountain.

Distance: 7 miles
Time: 4 hours
Ascent: 614 m
Grade: Medium *
Activity: Walking
OS Map: Explorer 256

 

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*Disclaimer: The information on this page is intended only as a guide to the route.
You should always take the relevant map and a compass with you and check weather conditions before setting out.
The grading of routes is from my experience of them and may differ to your expectations.

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