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Tal y Fan
610m (2002ft)

The Carneddau, Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales

Tal y Fan means 'End Peak' in Welsh.

The summit of Tal y Fan is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point on the S side of the wall.


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Welsh Mountain
135th highest in Wales,
315th in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
187th highest in Wales,
437th in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
54th highest in Wales,
751st highest in Great Britain

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Tal y Fan walking UK Mountains in The Carneddau Snowdonia National Park Conwy    Wales

Tal y Fan Summit

Photo: Arwyn Jones

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Snowdonia National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Tal y Fan Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Tal y Fan

Beccy Long walked up Tal y Fan on November 16th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular route starting / ending at car park at SH 72079 71547 [with] Anna, Soph and Marley [weather] Mild

Donovan Suddell climbed Tal y Fan on July 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] Cae Coch [with] Solo [weather] Hot hot hot, but quite a wind on summit

Melfyn Parry bagged Tal y Fan on December 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] Start point Penmaenmawr Library 717762, head through housing estate towards Graiglwyd Farm, follow path up to Stone Circles. Head for saddle between Moel Lwyd & Tal y Fan. Climbed to summit of Tal y Fan keeping stone wall on right & headed down to old quarry. Follow path to circumnavigate Foel Lus which joins the Wales Coast Path. Exit at Jubilee Towers & head down Mountain Lane to pass through caravan park and fishing pond to rejoin path north of Graiglwyd to head back to car. [with] DS & CW [weather] Cold but dry day. Bright but clouded over later.

Christina Lander hiked Tal y Fan on August 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Mick's House - Caer Bach Hillfort & Hut Circle - Tal y Fan - past Craig Hafodwen - across Sychnant Pass Road - along Conwy Mountain - Mick's House [with] Dick & Michael Hobday & Libby [weather] Cloudy to start but then a lovely sunny day - During a trip to North Wales to visit Mick & Kath

Mark Davidson summited Tal y Fan on August 6th, 2002 [from/via/route] Walk cw110 Tal y Fan andDrum from Cae Coch [with] Theresa [weather] Warm with high cloud but a bit hazy - Route directions for this walk are excellent

Ginny Tyler conquered Tal y Fan on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] The Stables [with] Enzo [weather] Pleasant - Boulder descent a bit hairy

Adrian Haywood scaled Tal y Fan on January 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] From Sychnant Pass [with] Rob [weather] 1 foot of snow

Jacob Everitt walked up Tal y Fan on September 4th, 2020 [from/via/route] Tal y Fan & Foel Lwyd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen [weather] Sunny intervals & strong NW wind

Andy Buxton climbed Tal y Fan during August, 1965 [with] Dad

Chris Faulkner bagged Tal y Fan on January 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Sychnant Pass with Foel Lwyd. [weather] Clear. Freezing on top.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Tal y Fan

Foel Lwyd from the summit of Tal y Fan

Foel Lwyd from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (4)

360° view from the summit of Tal y Fan

360° view from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (7)

Panorama of Pen-y-gaer, Penygadair, Pen y Castell, Foel-fras and Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewellyn beyond from Tal y Fan

Panorama of Pen-y-gaer, Penygadair, Pen y Castell, Foel-fras and Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewellyn beyond from Tal y Fan

Photo: Brian Farrell (3)

Foel-fras and Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewellyn beyond from Tal y Fan

Foel-fras and Carnedd Gwenllian (Carnedd Uchaf) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewellyn beyond from Tal y Fan

Photo: Brian Farrell (2)

Tal y Fan from Foel Lwyd

Tal y Fan from Foel Lwyd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (9)

Mynydd y Dref (Conwy Mountain) from the summit of Tal y Fan

Mynydd y Dref (Conwy Mountain) from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (6)

Me and my two sons Neil and Andrew on Tal y Fan

Me and my two sons Neil and Andrew on Tal y Fan

Photo: Julie Graham (9)

On Tal y Fan heading towards Cae Coch with the Conwy Valley in the background
(The Llahsa Apso dog is called Tess)

On Tal y Fan heading towards Cae Coch with the Conwy Valley in the background (The Llahsa Apso dog is called Tess)

Photo: Phil Jackson (2)

Foel Luss, Penmaen-bach and Mynydd y Dref (Conwy Mountain) from the summit of Tal y Fan

Foel Luss, Penmaen-bach and Mynydd y Dref (Conwy Mountain) from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (5)

The view from the summit of Tal y Fan

The view from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (8)

Pen-y-gaer, Penygadair and Pen y Castell from Tal y Fan

Pen-y-gaer, Penygadair and Pen y Castell from Tal y Fan

Photo: Brian Farrell (1)

Conwy Bay, Great Ormes Head and Llandudno from the summit of Tal y Fan

Conwy Bay, Great Ormes Head and Llandudno from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (2)

The Carneddau from the summit of Tal y Fan

The Carneddau from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (3)


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