Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll

Introduction to Walk 3053

Photo from the walk - Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll

County/Area - Powys & Denbighshire & Wrexham

Author - James Martin

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 3100 feet / 939 metres

Grade - moderate

This lengthy walk in the Berwyns provides the walker with the opportunity to visit the highest hill in the range together with many other peaks on the main and associated ridges. As an added bonus you can see the beautiful waterfall of Pistyll Rhaeadr and also enjoy some solitude as many of the peaks are not often walked.

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Walk Description

Map showing start

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Walk 1086
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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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