Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor

A walk into yesteryear.


Route outline for walk gw261:

Croesor  -  Rhosydd Quarry  -  Bwlch y Rhosydd  -  Clogwyn Brith  -  Croesor Quarry  -  Cwm Croesor  -  Croesor



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Rhosydd Quarry opened in 1840 and employed some 200 men. Since closing in 1930, the ruined buildings have become dangerous and unstable. Whilst a fascinating place to wander and imagine, best stay out of the buildings and tunnels.


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor

In no particular order . . .

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht from Croesor

Photo: Paul Emerton (1)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - One of 2 Large holes at Rhosydd Quarry

One of 2 Large holes at Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Gerald Murphy (43)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Rhosydd Quarry ruins with Cnicht (left) and Cnicht (North Top) beyond

Rhosydd Quarry ruins with Cnicht (left) and Cnicht (North Top) beyond

Photo: Martin Talbot (19)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Croesor Quarry

Croesor Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (3)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Cnicht from Croesor Quarry

Cnicht from Croesor Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (2)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from Croesor

Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from Croesor

Photo: Martin Talbot (2)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Croesor Quarry

Croesor Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (4)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht from Croesor

Photo: Steve Unwin (1)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Old mine incline near Rhosydd Quarry

Old mine incline near Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (15)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Moel-yr-hydd from Rhosydd Quarry

Moel-yr-hydd from Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (8)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (5)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Disused incline in Rhosydd Quarry

Disused incline in Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (18)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Ruined buildings in Rhosydd Quarry

Ruined buildings in Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (16)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (6)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Ruined buildings and machinery in Rhosydd Quarry

Ruined buildings and machinery in Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (17)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - One of the many huge chasms at Rhosydd Quarry

One of the many huge chasms at Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (7)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from the lane out of Croesor

Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from the lane out of Croesor

Photo: Martin Talbot (3)

Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor - Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from near Rhosydd Quarry

Moelwyn Bach, Bwlch Stwlan, Craigysgafn and Moelwyn Mawr from near Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Gerald Murphy (41)


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