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.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL17 & OL18
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 115 & 124
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gw261 Rhosydd Quarry from Croseor

In no particular order . . .

Disused incline in Rhosydd Quarry

Disused incline in Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (18)

One of the many huge chasms at Rhosydd Quarry

One of the many huge chasms at Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (7)

Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from Croesor

Cnicht - aka The Welsh Matterhorn - from Croesor

Photo: Martin Talbot (2)

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)

Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht from Croesor

Photo: Paul Emerton (1)

Cnicht from Croesor

Cnicht from Croesor

Photo: Steve Unwin (1)

Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Croesor Quarry from Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (6)

Cnicht from Croesor Quarry

Cnicht from Croesor Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (2)

Moel-yr-hydd from Rhosydd Quarry

Moel-yr-hydd from Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Steve Unwin (8)

Ruined buildings in Rhosydd Quarry

Ruined buildings in Rhosydd Quarry

Photo: Martin Talbot (16)


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