The Glasdir Copper Trail
|1.82 km||123 m|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
Start and Finish:
Check out our Best Mountain Weather Forecast?
The Glasdir Copper Trail Route Map and GPX Download
Summits and Places on this Route
The Glasdir Copper Trail Details
Very easy woodland ramble in the Coed y Brenin forest park.
From the FC Website:
“The walk takes you through the old copper mine of Glasdir where copper was mined from 1852 to 1914. It was here that the owner Alexander Elmore patented a method of extracting copper from the ore using oil flotation. This method is still used World wide today. There are a number of flights of steps on this walk. Please take care not to stray from the paths as the old works are dangerous.”
There’s a Free MP3 available via the link as well.
Click here for a printable map and guide from the Forestry Commission website.