Walk dn116 Moel Fferna, Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top and Cadair Bronwen from Cynwyd

Fine long mountain walk


Route outline for walk dn116:

- Cynwyd  -   Afon Trystion  -   Cynwyd Forest  -   Pen Creigiau'r Barcut  -   Bwlch Cynwyd  -   Moel Fferna  -   Cerrig Coediog  -   Pan y Ladron  -   Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top  -   Bwlch Llandrillo Wayfarer Memorial  -   Blaen Llynor  -   Cadair Bronwen (North Top)  -   Cadair Bronwen  -   Bwlch Llandrillo Wayfarer Memorial  -   Nant Gwyn  -   Nat y Cwm  -   Rhos-y-maerdy  -   Cynwyd.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
Welsh
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Cadair Bronwen at 780m (2559ft). Cadair Bronwen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (42nd highest in Wales, 96th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Cadair Bronwen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (52nd in Wales, 116th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Moel Fferna, 630m (2067ft). Moel Fferna is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (114th highest in Wales, 275th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Moel Fferna is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (159th in Wales, 377th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, 621m (2038ft). Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (123rd highest in Wales, 290th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (170th in Wales, 402nd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Cerrig Coediog, 593m (1946ft) - a Welsh Dewey (25th in Wal, 41st Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 255
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 125
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk dn116 Moel Fferna, Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top and Cadair Bronwen from Cynwyd

In no particular order . . .

Moel Ferna from the summit of Pen Creigiau'r

Moel Ferna from the summit of Pen Creigiau'r

Photo: Gary Bell (9)

Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen from Cadair Bronwen (North Top) summit

Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen from Cadair Bronwen (North Top) summit

Photo: Gary Bell (17)

Pantre and Nant Cwm-llawerrog from Cadair Bronwen

Pantre and Nant Cwm-llawerrog from Cadair Bronwen

Photo: Gary Bell (18)

Moel Fferna summit cairn

Moel Fferna summit cairn

Photo: Gary Bell (10)

Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen from the summit of Pan y Ladron

Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Bronwen from the summit of Pan y Ladron

Photo: Gary Bell (14)

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top with Cadair Bronwen in the background

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top with Cadair Bronwen in the background

Photo: Gary Bell (15)

Moel Fferna (right) from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Moel Fferna (right) from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Photo: Gary Bell (25)

The Berwyns with Cadair Berwyn (centre left) and Cadair Bronwen (centre right) prominent from Moel Fferna

The Berwyns with Cadair Berwyn (centre left) and Cadair Bronwen (centre right) prominent from Moel Fferna

Photo: Gary Bell (12)

Cadair Bronwen summit cairn with Cadair Berwyn and Moel Sych in the background

Cadair Bronwen summit cairn with Cadair Berwyn and Moel Sych in the background

Photo: Gary Bell (19)

Cadair Bronwen from Pen Creigiau'r

Cadair Bronwen from Pen Creigiau'r

Photo: Gary Bell (8)

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Photo: Gary Bell (23)

Wayfarer Memorial on the summit of the Pen Bwlch Llandrillo pass

Wayfarer Memorial on the summit of the Pen Bwlch Llandrillo pass

Photo: Gary Bell (16)

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, Nant Croes-y-wernen, Pen Creigau'r, and Moel Fferna from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, Nant Croes-y-wernen, Pen Creigau'r, and Moel Fferna from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Photo: Gary Bell (13)

Pen Creigau'r from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Pen Creigau'r from the summit of Cerrig Coediog

Photo: Gary Bell (24)

Nant y Pandy from the summit of Moel Fferna

Nant y Pandy from the summit of Moel Fferna

Photo: Gary Bell (11)

Cadair Berwyn and Moel Sych from Bwlch Maen Gwynedd

Cadair Berwyn and Moel Sych from Bwlch Maen Gwynedd

Photo: Gary Bell (20)


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