Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen

Magnificent views


Route outline for walk cw172:

Bwlch y Ddeufaen Car Park  -  Cae Coch  -  Tal y Fan  -  Foel Lwyd  -  Bwlch y Ddeufaen  -  Foel Dduarth  -  Foel-ganol  -  Yr Orsedd  -  Pen Bryn-du  -  Bwlch y Ddeufaen Car Park




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
Dewey
2
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Tal y Fan at 610m (2002ft). Tal y Fan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (133rd highest in Wales, 311th highest in England & Wales) Tal y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (185th highest in Wales, 435th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (54th highest in Wales, 751st highest in the UK). 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.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Foel Lwyd at 603m (1979ft). Foel Lwyd is also known as a Welsh Dewey (11th highest in Wales, 19th in England & Wales) Foel Lwyd means 'Rocky Bare Hill' in Welsh. The summit of Foel Lwyd is marked by a cairn.

You will also reach the summit of Yr Orsedd at 559m (1835ft). Yr Orsedd is also known as a Welsh Dewey (70th highest in Wales, 124th in England & Wales) Yr Orsedd means 'Rossett' in Welsh.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL17
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen

In no particular order . . .

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Photo: Stewart Bradley (1)

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Photo: Stewart Bradley (2)

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - 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)

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - Afon Anafon with Drum beyond from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Afon Anafon with Drum beyond from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Photo: Stewart Bradley (4)

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Photo: Stewart Bradley (3)

Walk cw172 Tal y Fan and Yr Orsedd from Bwlch y Ddeufaen - 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)


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