Bwlch Sych and Tynygarreg from Lake Vyrnwy

Introduction to Walk 3102

Photo from the walk - Bwlch Sych and Tynygarreg from Lake Vyrnwy

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

This Powys walk explores the hills to the northeast of Lake Vyrnwy. The route uses paths that see few walkers and a good sense of direction and the ability to use a map is essential. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 239Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer 239Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 125Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 125Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Gear & Equipment

Ordnance Survey Shop - up to £90 off GPS receivers - More Info

Other walks nearby

Walk 1086
7.4 miles / 11.9 km away
Post Gwyn and Craig-y-Mwn from Pistyll Rhaeadr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3053
7.4 miles / 11.9 km away
Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll
Grade - moderate
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 3031
9.7 miles / 15.5 km away
Cadair Berwyn from Cwm Maen Gwynedd
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15 km
Walk 1190
10.3 miles / 16.4 km away
Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3055
10.3 miles / 16.4 km away
Glasgwm from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1255
10.3 miles / 16.4 km away
The Aran Ridge from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - very hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1400
10.3 miles / 16.4 km away
The Arans from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km
Walk 3017
10.9 miles / 17.5 km away
Aran Benllyn & Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1256
11.4 miles / 18.2 km away
Cadair Bronwen from Llandrillo
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2054
11.8 miles / 19.0 km away
Moel y Garnedd from Lake Bala
Grade - easy/mod
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.

Recommended Reading

Cicerone Books

Cicerone PressCicerone Press offer a range of books and eBooks offering guides to all the popular walking areas and long-distance trails in Britain and overseas. Their illustrated guides feature walks, information and maps to help you make the most of the outdoors.
25% off all printed guides to 30th June 2017.
Explore Cicerone's Catalogue

General Information

How are the walks graded?

Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience - More Information

Please Note - These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described.

Accommodation Nearby

Penllys Bach
LLanfechain
10.2 miles / 16.3 km away
Abercelyn Country House
Bala - Llanycil
11.9 miles / 19.0 km away
** Featured Supplier **
The Cross Keys
Llanymynech
15.6 miles / 25.0 km away
Plas Isa
Dolgellau
18.0 miles / 28.9 km away
The Star Inn
Dylife
18.3 miles / 29.2 km away
LLangollen Steam Railway
Llangollen
19.0 miles / 30.5 km away
** Featured Supplier **
Borthwnog Hall
Dolgellau
20.8 miles / 33.2 km away
Lawrenny Lodge
Barmouth
24.9 miles / 39.8 km away
Fron Deg B&B
Maentwrog
24.9 miles / 39.9 km away
SUNRAY GUESTHOUSE
Barmouth
25.2 miles / 40.4 km away

Self Catering & Cottage Holidays - Properties throughout the UK & Europe

NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

Walking Britain Business Partner