Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch

Quiet lonely hills with fine views


Route outline for walk cw283:

Cae Coch  -  Tal y Fan  -  Foel Lwyd  -  Bwlch y Ddeufaen  -  Foel Dduarth  -  Foel-ganol  -  Yr Orsedd  -  Pen Bryn-du  -  Carnedd y Ddelw  -  Drum (Carneddau)  -  Pen y Castell  -  Bron-y-Gadair  -  Cae Coch




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Drum (Carneddau) at 771m (2530ft). Drum (Carneddau) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (42nd highest in Wales, 102nd highest in England & Wales) Drum (Carneddau) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (53rd highest in Wales, 126th highest in England & Wales). Drum (Carneddau) means 'Ridge' in Welsh. The summit of Drum (Carneddau) is marked by a large cairn/shelter.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Carnedd y Ddelw at 688m (2258ft). Carnedd y Ddelw is known as a Welsh Bridget. Carnedd y Ddelw means 'Cairn of the Idol' in Welsh. The summit of Carnedd y Ddelw is marked by a large cairn / shelter.

You will also reach the summit of Pen y Castell at 623m (2045ft). Pen y Castell is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (166th highest in Wales, 392nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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OL17 Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa and Conwy Valley/Dyffryn Conwy


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115 Snowdon & Caernarfon


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch

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Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Sign Post on Bwlch y Ddeufaen

Sign Post on Bwlch y Ddeufaen

Photo: Arwyn Jones (11)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Tal y Fan from Foel Lwyd

Tal y Fan from Foel Lwyd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (9)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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 cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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 cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - The trig point on the summit of Tal y Fan

The trig point on the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (1)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Foel-ganol from Foel Dduarth

Foel-ganol from Foel Dduarth

Photo: Arwyn Jones (18)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Two wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Two wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (17)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 360° view from the summit of Tal y Fan

360° view from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (7)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Foel-fras (midground) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewelyn  beyond from Bwlch y Ddeufaen

Foel-fras (midground) with Yr Elen and Carnedd Llewelyn beyond from Bwlch y Ddeufaen

Photo: Arwyn Jones (19)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Sheepfold in the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Sheepfold in the Afon Anafon valley from Foel-ganol

Photo: Arwyn Jones (13)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Photo: Stewart Bradley (3)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Foel Lwyd from the summit of Tal y Fan

Foel Lwyd from the summit of Tal y Fan

Photo: Arwyn Jones (4)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - Wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Wild horses with a young foal on Yr Orsedd

Photo: Arwyn Jones (15)

Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd and Drum (Carneddau) from Cae Coch - 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)


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