Ruabon Mountain & The Limestone Edges of Llangollen

Introduction to Walk 1067

Photo from the walk - Ruabon Mountain & The Limestone Edges of Llangollen

County/Area - Denbighshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

Ruabon Mountain is the main objective of this walk with the limestone edges of Llangollen also featured. The walk includes a section of the Offa's Dyke National Trail. Scenery and views are excellent throughout this walk.  

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2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Ruabon Mountain, World's End & Panorama Circular
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km
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Cadair Berwyn from Cwm Maen Gwynedd
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Length - 9.3 miles / 15 km
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Moel Famau from Bwlch Penbarra
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2905
12.0 miles / 19.3 km away
The Llangollen Canal from Ellesmere
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1259
12.3 miles / 19.7 km away
Foel Fenli & Moel Famau from Loggerheads
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1256
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Cadair Bronwen from Llandrillo
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1086
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Post Gwyn and Craig-y-Mwn from Pistyll Rhaeadr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3053
13.2 miles / 21.1 km away
Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll
Grade - moderate
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 2509
14.0 miles / 22.4 km away
Moel Arthur & Moel Famau from Cilcain
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2550
14.0 miles / 22.4 km away
Cilcain, Moel Arthur & Moel Famau
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 13.0 miles / 21.1 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Accommodation Nearby

LLangollen Steam Railway
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
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Plas Blaenddol
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The Cross Keys
14.0 miles / 22.4 km away
Penllys Bach
14.2 miles / 22.8 km away
Abercelyn Country House
Bala - Llanycil
20.6 miles / 33.0 km away
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Lyth Hill House
Lyth Hill, Shrewsbury
26.9 miles / 43.1 km away
Afon Gwyn Country House
Betws y Coed
28.2 miles / 45.1 km away
Bryn Bella Guest House
28.4 miles / 45.4 km away
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