Plynlimon from Esteddfa Gurig

Introduction to Walk 1304

Photo from the walk - Plynlimon from Esteddfa Gurig

Region - Cambrian Mountains

County/Area - Ceredigion

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - moderate

This ascent of Plynlimon, the highest point in mid-Wales, offers superb views and quiet approach paths. 

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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.

Area Information

Cambrian Mountains

The Cambrian Mountains are a wild and empty plateau lying between the Snowdonia and Brecon Beacons National Parks. They are Wales' fourth national park in-waiting; designated in 1972 ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

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7.5 miles / 11.9 km away
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8.3 miles / 13.3 km away
Red Kite Cottages
Ffair Rhos
10.7 miles / 17.2 km away
The Old Stables Aberdovey
Aberdyfi
12.2 miles / 19.5 km away
Seabreeze
Aberdyfi / Aberdovey
13.8 miles / 22.1 km away
Merton Villa B&B
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17.0 miles / 27.2 km away
Nant yr Onnen B&B and Holiday Cottage
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Murmur Aeron Self Catering
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Coed Talon
Llwyngwril
20.7 miles / 33.1 km away
Plas Isa
Dolgellau
21.6 miles / 34.5 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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