Walk cw283 Tal y Fan, Yr Orsedd and Drum 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  -  Pen y Castell  -  Bron-y-Gadair  -  Cae Coch.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
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 Drum at 760m (2494ft). Drum is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in Wales, 113th highest in England & Wales). Drum is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (57th highest in Wales, 136th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Carnedd y Ddelw at 688m (2258ft). Carnedd y Ddelw is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (97th highest in Wales, 243rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen y Castell at 623m (2045ft). Pen y Castell is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (168th highest in Wales, 395th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Tal y Fan at 610m (2002ft). Tal y Fan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (134th Wales, 311th Eng & Wal), a Welsh Nuttall (187th highest in Wales, 438th highest in England & Wales) ; Foel Lwyd at 603m (1979ft). Foel Lwyd is classified as a Welsh Dewey (11th highest in Wales, 19th highest in England & Wales).

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 cw283 Tal y Fan, Yr Orsedd and Drum from Cae Coch

In no particular order . . .

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)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

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)

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Photo: Stewart Bradley (2)

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)

Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Conwy Bay from the summit of Foel Dduarth

Photo: Stewart Bradley (3)

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Anglesea and Conwy Bay from the summit of Yr Orsedd

Photo: Stewart Bradley (1)


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