Walk fl155 Moel Famau and Cilcain

The highest point in Flintshire


Route outline for walk fl155:

- Cilcain  -   Y Pentre  -   Crug Farm  -   Ffrith  -   Bryn Fynnon  -   Moel Famau Country Park  -   Moel Famau  -   The Offa's Dyke Path  -   Moel Dywyll  -   Moel Llys-y-coed  -   Bwlch Arthur  -   Gronfoel Farm  -   Cilcain.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Tower on top of Moel Famau was built to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of George III. It was wrecked by a storm in 1862


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

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Dewey
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Dewey
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Outlying Fells
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Marilyn
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Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Moel Famau at 555m (1821ft). Moel Famau is the highest point in the county of Flintshire. Moel Famau is also known as a Welsh Dewey (78th in Wales, 138th in England & Wales)Moel Famau is classified as a Marilyn (65th highest in Wales, 859th highest in the UK).


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 265
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 116
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk fl155 Moel Famau and Cilcain

In no particular order . . .

The larger beacon or cairn on the summit of Moel Dywyll<br> on The Offa's Dyke Path

The larger beacon or cairn on the summit of Moel Dywyll
on The Offa's Dyke Path

Photo: David OLeary (12)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Jubilee Tower and The Offa's Dyke Path on the summit of Moel Famau

Jubilee Tower and The Offa's Dyke Path on the summit of Moel Famau

Photo: David OLeary (9)

Moel Llys-y-coed summit with Moel Arthur beyond<br> just off The Offa's Dyke Path

Moel Llys-y-coed summit with Moel Arthur beyond
just off The Offa's Dyke Path

Photo: David OLeary (17)

The smaller beacon or cairn on the summit of Moel Dywyll<br> on The Offa's Dyke Path

The smaller beacon or cairn on the summit of Moel Dywyll
on The Offa's Dyke Path

Photo: David OLeary (13)

Garth the summit of Moel Llys-y-coed<br> on The Offa's Dyke Path

Garth the summit of Moel Llys-y-coed
on The Offa's Dyke Path

Photo: David OLeary (16)

Moel Famau summit from The Offa's Dyke Path

Moel Famau summit from The Offa's Dyke Path

Photo: Paul Hancock (2)

The White Horse, Cilcain

The White Horse, Cilcain

Photo: David OLeary (20)

Moel Dywyll, Moel Llys, Moel Arthur and The Offa's Dyke Path<br>from the summit of Moel Famau

Moel Dywyll, Moel Llys, Moel Arthur and The Offa's Dyke Path
from the summit of Moel Famau

Photo: David OLeary (7)

The Offa's Dyke Path approaching the summit of Moel Famau

The Offa's Dyke Path approaching the summit of Moel Famau

Photo: David OLeary (5)


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