Walk po120 Hay Bluff, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion

Steep ascent to superb views of the Wye Valley


Route outline for walk po120:

- Hay Bluff  -   Gospel Pass  -   Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob)  -   Rhiw y Fan  -   Rhos Dirion  -   Rhiw Wen.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Rhos Dirion at 713m (2340ft). Rhos Dirion is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (80th in Wales, 196th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob), 680m (2232ft). Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (78th highest in Wales, 194th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (103rd in Wales, 257th in England & Wales).


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 OL13
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po120 Hay Bluff, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion

In no particular order . . .

Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion

Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion

Photo: Martin Mackey (2)

Twyn Talycefn summit cairn

Twyn Talycefn summit cairn

Photo: Gareth Leach (9)

On Rhos Dirion

On Rhos Dirion

Photo: Martin Mackey (4)

Black Hill trig point on the Quantocks.

Black Hill trig point on the Quantocks.

Photo: David LeHunte (5)

The waterfall at Blaen y Glyn

The waterfall at Blaen y Glyn

Photo: Alex Oldridge (2)

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Photo: Gareth Leach (8)

Wintery walk at the top of Hay Bluff in the snow

Wintery walk at the top of Hay Bluff in the snow

Photo: Phillip Gregg (1)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Photo: Alex Oldridge (1)

Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) summit cairn

Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) summit cairn

Photo: Gareth Leach (7)

Me standing on the edge near Hay Bluff during a weekend in the Black Mountains

Me standing on the edge near Hay Bluff during a weekend in the Black Mountains

Photo: David LeHunte (4)


. . . load all 12 walk photos from Walk po120 Hay Bluff, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion


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