Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The finest viewpoint in Wales?


Route outline for walk po142:

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall  -  Tan-y-pistyll  -  Nant y Llyn  -  LLyn Lluncaws  -  Cadair Berwyn  -  Cadair Berwyn (North Top)  -  Moel Sych  -  Trum Felen  -  Afon Disgynfa  -  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
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
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).

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 po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr

In no particular order . . .

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

The waterfall at Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (4)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn 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 po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Llyn Lluncaws from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: Michael Owen (11)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

The view from the top of Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (22)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Craig Berwyn from Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (14)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Ladder stile giving access to Moel Sych

Ladder stile giving access to Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (12)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn

Cadair Berwyn

Photo: John Greaves (13)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Cadair Berwyn (North Top) summit trig point

Photo: John Greaves (15)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

The Berwyns from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Mark Edwards (11)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Looking back down the valley from Pistyll Rhaeadr

Photo: Michael Owen (5)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn 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 po142 Cadair Berwyn 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 po142 Cadair Berwyn 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 po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Moel Sych summit cairn

Moel Sych summit cairn

Photo: Michael Owen (13)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

The huge Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall at Tan y pistyll

Photo: Mark Edwards (10)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags from Nant y Llyn near Tan-y-pistyll

The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags from Nant y Llyn near Tan-y-pistyll

Photo: Michael Owen (6)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Heading towards Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall

Heading towards Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall

Photo: Michael Owen (3)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags (far left), Trum Fellen, Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Berwyn (North Top) (far right) from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

The Pistyll Rhaeadr crags (far left), Trum Fellen, Moel Sych, Cadair Berwyn and Cadair Berwyn (North Top) (far right) from Nant y Llyn near Llyn Lluncaws

Photo: Michael Owen (8)

Walk po142 Cadair Berwyn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - Llyn Lluncaws from Moel Sych

Llyn Lluncaws from Moel Sych

Photo: Michael Owen (15)


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