Tag: Wales

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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Carnedd y Filiast

This is an 8-mile out-and-back walk to the summit of Carnedd y Filiast (Arenigs), starting from the north shore of Llyn Celyn. The walk is very easy from a navigating point of view; simply follow the track almost all the way to the summit. There is one fork in the […]

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Foel Goch

This is a circular walk to the summit of Foel Goch, starting from Llangwm. Navigating to Foel Goch can be difficult as the paths are not obvious or marked; I had to cross several fences, mostly without any stiles, to reach the summit. From there, the route is slightly easier […]

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Route Report – Moel Famau Loop – 2017-07-12

Description: A Circular walk of 4 miles to the summit of Moel Famau. Parking Information: Car park at Bwlch Penbarras, the start of the walk (£1). View the map and download the GPX of this route. As it’s been a while since my last walk I decided to begin again […]

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Glasgwm summit cairn and view to Aran Fawddwy.

Route Report – Glasgwm – 2016-10-02

Description: A circular walk to the summit of Glasgwm from Cwm Cywarch. Parking Information: Donation car park and toilet at the start of the route. View the map and download the GPX of this route.   Despite its fairly short length, this is quite a strenous walk and not easy […]

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Sunset on Ynys Llanddwyn.

Route Report – Ynys Llanddwyn – 2016-09-22

Description: A short walk along Newborough beach to Ynys Llanddwyn. Parking Information: Large car park and toilets at the start of the route. £4 charge on the access road during operating hours (09:00 to 17:00). View the map and download the GPX of this route. This is a short and […]

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I guess that's why it's called Precipice Walk!

Route Report – Precipice Walk – 2016-09-21

Description: A short walk with wonderful views, but narrow path and steep drops in places. Parking Information: Free parking and toilets at the start of the route. View the map and download the GPX of this route. This is a fairly short walk, with just a little bit of climbing, […]

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Summit tower and view to the Mawddach estuary.

Route Report – Foel Offrwm – 2016-09-21

Description: A short but steep climb to bag a Marilyn. Parking Information: Free car park and toilets at the start of the route. View the map and download the GPX of this route.   While I was out here to do the Precipice Walk I thought I’d take the opportunity […]

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Looking back up the lake.

Route Report – Cwm Idwal – 2016-09-20

Description: A short easy walk around Cwm Idwal in the Ogwen Valley. Parking Information: Pay-and-display car park at the start, or numerous free car parks on the road towards Capel Curig. View the map and download the GPX of this route. I’d been itching to visit Cwm Idwal and do […]

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