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.

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