Walk po119 Waun Rydd and Bryn from Talybont Water Treatment Works

Steady ascent to good views


Route outline for walk po119:

Talybont Water Treatment Works  -  Talybont Reservoir  -  Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)  -  Carn Pica  -  Craig Pwllfa  -  Waun Rydd  -  Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt)  -  Rhiw Bwlch y Ddwyallt  -  Gist Wen  -  Ffordd Las or Bwlch Main  -  Bryn (Waun Rydd)  -  Bryn Bair  -  The Usk Valley Walk  -  Aber Village  -  Talybont Water Treatment Works.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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 Waun Rydd at 769m (2524ft). Waun Rydd is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (44th highest in Wales, 105th highest in England & Wales). Waun Rydd is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (54th highest in Wales, 128th highest in England & Wales). Waun Rydd is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (20th highest in Wales, 452nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt) at 754m (2475ft). Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (60th highest in Wales, 143rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bryn (Waun Rydd) at 562m (1844ft). Bryn (Waun Rydd) is also known as a Welsh Dewey (66th highest in Wales, 116th in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL12
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 160 & 161
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po119 Waun Rydd and Bryn from Talybont Water Treatment Works

In no particular order . . .

Tor y Foel beyond Talybont Reservoir from the lower slopes of Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Tor y Foel beyond Talybont Reservoir from the lower slopes of Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (1)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Chris Sillett (10)

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Bwlch y Ddwyallt from Waun Rydd

Photo: Chris Sillett (11)

Waun Rydd from the lower slopes of Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Waun Rydd from the lower slopes of Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (2)

Waun Rydd summit cairn with Corn Du and Pen y Fan (The Brecon Beacons) in the background

Waun Rydd summit cairn with Corn Du and Pen y Fan (The Brecon Beacons) in the background

Photo: Jan Bowkler (4)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Talybont Reservoir from Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Chris Sillett (15)

The Black Mountains from Waun Rydd

The Black Mountains from Waun Rydd

Photo: Alex Oldridge (7)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Carn Pica above Twyn Du (Waun Rydd)

Photo: Jan Bowkler (3)

Pen y Fan from Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt)

Pen y Fan from Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion (Bwlch y Ddwyallt)

Photo: Chris Sillett (17)

A snow capped Tor Y Foel from Talybont Reservoir Dam

A snow capped Tor Y Foel from Talybont Reservoir Dam

Photo: Richard Penney (1)


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