Foel Fenlli and Moel Famau Walk From Bwlch Pen Barras  5/5 (2)

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Route Summary:

Walk to Foel Fenlli and Moel Famau in the Clwydian Hills

7.85 km 431 m 2 hours

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

Start and Finish: Bwlch Pen Barra


The Hut at Bwlch Pen Barras serves hot drink and food. Open every day in the season, weekends only in winter.


Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

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Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): CH7 5SH

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Foel Fenlli and Moel Famau Walk From Bwlch Pen Barras Details

This circular walk up Moel Famau and Foel Fenlli in the Clwydian Range, starts off high up at Bwlch Penbarras so you’re on the summit of Foel Fenlli in no time. Foel Fenlli is yet another example of a hill fort in the Clwydian Range along with Moel Arthur and the nearby Penycloddiau.

The walk also follows the Offa’s Dyke National Trail for much of it’s duration, including the approach to Moel Famau from Foel Fenlli. That mans those sections are waymarked and reasonably easy to follow, though most of the route is along clear paths and shouldn’t be difficult to follow.

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