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Moel Famau and the Clwydian Hills from Cilcain
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Photo from the walk - Moel Famau and the Clwydian Hills from Cilcain

Region - Clwydian Hills

County/Area - Flintshire & Denbighshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Grade - moderate

This excellent walk takes in the highest point on the Clwydian Hills and includes a lengthy section north along the main ridge. Offering contrasting views as far as Snowdonia, with many of the peaks easily recognised, to the west and the delights of Merseyside and beyond to the east the route has much to offer.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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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