Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The finest viewpoint in Wales?


Route outline for walk po117:

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall  -  Tan-y-pistyll  -  Nant y Llyn  -  LLyn Lluncaws  -  Cadair Berwyn  -  Cadair Berwyn (North Top)  -  Moel Sych  -  Ceulan Myheryn  -  Post Gwyn  -  Y Clogydd  -  Glan Hafon (Y Garn)  -  Afon Yr Ast  -  Pistyll Rhaeadr  -  Tan-y-pistyll.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Cadair Berwyn is the highest point in the Welsh county of Denbighshire.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
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 Cadair Berwyn at 832m (2730ft). Cadair Berwyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (27th highest in Wales, 57th highest in England & Wales) Cadair Berwyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (31st highest in Wales, 67th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (13th highest in Wales, 341st highest in the UK). Cadair Berwyn is the highest point in the county of Denbighshire.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Cadair Berwyn (North Top) at 827m (2714ft). Cadair Berwyn (North Top) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (33rd highest in Wales, 71st highest in England & Wales). The summit of Cadair Berwyn (North Top) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Moel Sych at 827m (2712ft). Moel Sych is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (29th highest in Wales, 61st highest in England & Wales) Moel Sych is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (34th highest in Wales, 72nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

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Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (5)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Photo: John Greaves (15)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn (North Top), Tomle, Foel Wen, Foel Wen (South Top), Mynydd Tarw, Cwm Maen Gwynedd, Tyn-y-ffridd, Mynydd Mawr, Godor, Godor (West Top) and Moel yr Ewig from Cadair Berwyn

Cadair Berwyn (North Top), Tomle, Foel Wen, Foel Wen (South Top), Mynydd Tarw, Cwm Maen Gwynedd, Tyn-y-ffridd, Mynydd Mawr, Godor, Godor (West Top) and Moel yr Ewig from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (16)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn (North Top) & Cadair Berwyn from Moel Sych

Cadair Berwyn (North Top) & Cadair Berwyn from Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (14)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (17)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The large cairn on the summit of Moel Sych

The large cairn on the summit of Moel Sych

Photo: Alun Lawrence (4)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Moel Sych summit cairn

Moel Sych summit cairn

Photo: Michael Owen (13)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Ladder stile giving access to Moel Sych

Ladder stile giving access to Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (12)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn

Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (13)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (4)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Cadair Berwyn from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (10)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (14)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The viewpoint into Pistyll Rhaeadr & the Nant y Llyn valley from Afonyr Ast

The viewpoint into Pistyll Rhaeadr & the Nant y Llyn valley from Afonyr Ast

Photo: Michael Owen (20)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Trig point & cairn on the summit of Glan Hafon (Y Garn)

Trig point & cairn on the summit of Glan Hafon (Y Garn)

Photo: Michael Owen (19)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Mark Edwards (11)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: Michael Owen (11)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Llyn Lluncaws from the lower slopes of Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (9)

Walk po117 Cadair Berwyn and Post Gwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The large cairn on the summit of Post Gwyn

The large cairn on the summit of Post Gwyn

Photo: Michael Owen (17)


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