Moel Gyw from Llanarmon-yn-ial

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Route Summary:

Walk in the southern end of the Clwydian Range to the summit of Moel Gyw and a section of Offa’s Dyke National Trail.

8.8 km344 m3 hours

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

Start and Finish: Llanarmon-yn-ial


The Raven Inn is located in the village for post walk refreshments.


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Moel Gyw from Llanarmon-yn-ial Details

This is a short walk in the Clwydain Range up Moel Gyw from Llanarmon-yn-ial.  The walk follows the Offa’s Dyke National Trail for much of the route.

The walk starts from the village, heading initially for the small picturesque lake at Llyn Gweryd. It then heads uphill to join the Offa’s Dyke National Trail which takes you initially uphill before contouring around Moel y Plas and Moel Llanfair to the bwlch at Garreg Lwyd. Ther’s finally a short climb to the summit of  Moel Gyw which is a fine viewpoint, and one of the rare summits that still has it’s trig point. Llanarmon-yn-ial is now only a short descent away.

The Route

You can download an excellent leaflet and map at the link below for full details of this walk.

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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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