Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains

Introduction to Walk 2048

Photo from the walk - Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains

Region - Cambrian Mountains

County/Area - Ceredigion

Author - Hillscape Walking Holidays

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

The Cambrian Mountains in Ceredigion are a forgotten part of Wales and offer some great walks. This walk explores the quiet hill country west of Plynlimon that is barely touched by roads. However this walk uses an excellent network of tracks and offers wonderful views of the Cambrian Mountains, southern Snowdonia, and Cardigan Bay.  

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Other walks nearby

Walk 1705
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Circular from Bont-goch (near Aberystwyth)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1102
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Plynlimon and Nant-y-Moch Reservoir
Grade - hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1304
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Plynlimon from Esteddfa Gurig
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3086
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away
Pen y Garn from The Arch near Devil's Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 1420
7.8 miles / 12.4 km away
Coast from Borth to Aberystwyth
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3317
10.2 miles / 16.4 km away
A short walk from Happy Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km
Walk 1365
11.7 miles / 18.7 km away
Strata Florida to Tregaron
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1363
12.3 miles / 19.7 km away
The Elephant Walk from Tregaron
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1366
13.6 miles / 21.7 km away
Pentre Bach circular (near Tregaron)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1362
13.7 miles / 21.9 km away
Cors Caron from Tregaron
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

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

Blaen-y-ddol
Pont-rhyd-y-groes
7.6 miles / 12.2 km away
The Old Stables Aberdovey
Aberdyfi
9.1 miles / 14.5 km away
Seabreeze
Aberdyfi / Aberdovey
9.9 miles / 15.8 km away
Red Kite Cottages
Ffair Rhos
10.2 miles / 16.4 km away
The Star Inn
Dylife
11.0 miles / 17.5 km away
Merton Villa B&B
Tywyn
13.3 miles / 21.3 km away
Nant yr Onnen B&B and Holiday Cottage
Tregaron
15.7 miles / 25.1 km away
Murmur Aeron Self Catering
Llangeitho nr Tregaron
16.0 miles / 25.6 km away
Coed Talon
Llwyngwril
17.9 miles / 28.7 km away
Lawrenny Lodge
Barmouth
20.6 miles / 32.9 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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