Walk po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin

High moorland walk with fine views


Route outline for walk po148:

- Capel-y-ffin  -   Chwarel y Fan  -   Blacksmith's Anvil (stone) Twyn Talycefn  -   Rhos Dirion  -   Rhiw y Fan  -   Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob)  -   Darren Lwyd  -   Capel-y-ffin.




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
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).

You will also reach the summit of Chwarel y Fan, 670m (2199ft). Chwarel y Fan is the highest point in the county of Monmouthshire. Chwarel y Fan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (88th highest in Wales, 216th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Chwarel y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (116th in Wales, 286th 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 po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin

In no particular order . . .

Darren Lwyd from Blacksmith's Anvil

Darren Lwyd from Blacksmith's Anvil

Photo: Gareth Leach (11)

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Photo: Gareth Leach (8)

Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the  railway bridge at Cefn

Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the railway bridge at Cefn

Photo: David Neale (2)

Twyn Talycefn summit cairn

Twyn Talycefn summit cairn

Photo: Gareth Leach (9)

On the Roman Road near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas

On the Roman Road near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas

Photo: Sue Lupton (3)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)

Photo: Alex Oldridge (1)

Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the  railway bridge at Cefn

Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the railway bridge at Cefn

Photo: David Neale (3)

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)

Capel-y-ffin Chapel

Capel-y-ffin Chapel

Photo: Gareth Leach (1)

On Rhos Dirion

On Rhos Dirion

Photo: Martin Mackey (4)


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