Walk 1190

Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2635 feet / 798 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This route to the summit of Aran Fawddwy is one of the great walks of Snowdonia. Starting in dramatic Cwm Cywarch, this walk gets away from the crowds and nearly reaches 3000 ft. The scenery is superb with deep valleys and rolling hills the main characteristic of the area.

Walk Description

Map showing start

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series. Note If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

- OS Explorer - Sheet OL23 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 124 BUY MAP

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Glasgwm from Cwm Cywarch
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The Arans from Cwm Cywarch
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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.

Area Information

Snowdonia NP

The Snowdonia National Park is much more than the highest mountain in England and Wales. Mainly mountainous, it encompasses a large area of beautiful and often spectacular wild landscapes ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

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Dolgellau
7.8 miles / 12.5 km away
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10.5 miles / 16.8 km away
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11.0 miles / 17.7 km away
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15.0 miles / 24.0 km away
The Star Inn
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Dinas Caravan Park & Camping
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Garth Engan
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