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Aran Fawddwy
905m (2970ft)

The Arans Area, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales


Record Aran Fawddwy as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered



Aran Fawddwy is the highest point in Wales south of Snowdon.


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Welsh Mountain
16th highest in Wales,
23rd in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
17th highest in Wales,
26th in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
7th highest in Wales,
228th in Great Britain

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Aran Fawddwy walking UK Mountains in The Arans Area Snowdonia National Park Gwynedd    Wales

Aran Fawddwy Summit

Photo: Tony Statham

Aran Fawddwy is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL23
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 124
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Aran Fawddwy is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

You can walk to the top of Aran Fawddwy by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:




Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Aran Fawddwy Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Aran Fawddwy

Mark Hanley walked up on July 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] Cwm Cywarch [with] alone [weather] cloudy

Bleddyn Rhys climbed on July 9th, 2011 [from/via/route] Ar hyd y ridge o Llanuwchllyn [with] Gyda Siw a Carads a Kev a Ceri a Lleucu ac hefyd Dafydd [weather] Braf iawn - dim glaw. Ddim rhy boeth - diwrnod perffaith! - Mynd yn ol 'ryn ffordd - unarddeg milltir i'r Eagles erbyn diwedd. Diwrnod bendigedig!

Mark Davidson bagged on September 17th, 2009 [with] Alone [weather] Bit grey really but the tops were clear

Mike Hind hiked on March 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Car park near Blaencywarch Farm, via Glasgwm, in Cwm Cywarch. [with] Alone [weather] Overcast with low cloud - Missed almost all the views due to low cloud. There was still some snow in the hollows near the summit. The circuit via Glasgwm and down Cwm Cywarch took five hours in total.

Christina Lander summited on September 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Cwm Cywarch - Aran Fawddwy - Erw y Ddafad-ddu - Aran Fawddwy - Dwrs Bach - Drosgl - Cwm Cywarch [with] Dick [weather] Sunny day, very windy on the tops

Trevor Williams conquered on February 19th, 2015 [weather] wet

Robert Taylor-marriott scaled on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Route 56: Waun Camddwr. Gwaun Llwyni. Gwaun Lydon. Moel y Cerrig Duon. Aran Fawddwy. [with] Vince Wetton, Adam & Robert Taylor-Marriott. [weather] Sunny.

Andrew Joss walked up on September 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Dinas Mawddwy car park [with] Barbara, Mick, Pippa and Benson [weather] Very Sunny - Fantastic views

Stephen Lewis climbed during July, 2012 [from/via/route] Bala weekend. [with] Alone. [weather] Sun and cloud. - Stayed at Bala Backpackers hostel, very good.

Vince Wetton bagged on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] GW185 less 2 Northenmost peaks [with] RTM+ ADAM [weather] Lovely sunny day

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Aran Fawddwy

View fhe summit of Aran Fawddwy looking North-East over Creiglyn Dyfi towards the Berwyns

View fhe summit of Aran Fawddwy looking North-East over Creiglyn Dyfi towards the Berwyns

Photo: Tony Statham (2)

The propeller from a crashed Mosquito aircraft on Aran Fawddwy

The propeller from a crashed Mosquito aircraft on Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Paul Johnson (26)

Esgeiriau Gwynion summit cairn with the Aran Fawddwy ridge in the distance

Esgeiriau Gwynion summit cairn with the Aran Fawddwy ridge in the distance

Photo: Dave Seymour (1)

Erw y Ddafad-ddu summit with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Erw y Ddafad-ddu summit with Aran Fawddwy beyond

Photo: Dewi Roberts (3)

Lechwedd Du summit cairn with the Aran Fawddwy ridge (Aran Fawddwy, Erw y Ddafad-ddu & Aran Benllyn) in the background

Lechwedd Du summit cairn with the Aran Fawddwy ridge (Aran Fawddwy, Erw y Ddafad-ddu & Aran Benllyn) in the background

Photo: Colin White (12)

Foel Hafod-fynydd summit cairn with Aran Fawddwy looming beyond

Foel Hafod-fynydd summit cairn with Aran Fawddwy looming beyond

Photo: Colin White (14)

On Aran Fawddwy

On Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Simon Dean (1)

Aran Fawddwy and Creiglyn Dyfi from Drws Bach

Aran Fawddwy and Creiglyn Dyfi from Drws Bach

Photo: Dewi Roberts (5)

Glasgwm from Aran Fawddwy

Glasgwm from Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Dewi Roberts (4)

360 degree panorama from the summit of Aran Fawddwy

360 degree panorama from the summit of Aran Fawddwy

Photo: Tony Statham (3)


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