Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch

Introduction to Walk 1190

Photo from the walk - Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2635 feet / 798 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This route to the summit of Aran Fawddwy is one of the great walks of Snowdonia. Starting in dramatic Cwm Cywarch, this walk gets away from the crowds and nearly reaches 3000 ft. The scenery is superb with deep valleys and rolling hills the main characteristic of the area.  

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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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