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A walk to the UK’s largest landslip – Alport Castles.

15.07 km 635 m 5 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Ladybower Reservoir

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Steep ground, especially if you choose to tackle The Tower.

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Alport Castles Walk from Ladybower Details

This is a reasonably long walk from Ladybower Reservoir towards the impressive pinnacles of Alport Castles. These are a landslip feature, probably the largest in the UK, and the debris resembles castles from afar. The Tower seen below, is particularly striking.

Return via quiet, but undulating bridleways.

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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