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Walk 1190 - Aran Fawddwy from Cwm Cywarch

Nat Park   Snowdonia
County/Area   Gwynedd
AuthorLou Johnson
Length7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Ascent2635 feet / 798 metres
Grademoderate/hard

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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.


 

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.

OS ExplorerSheet OL23
OS LandrangerSheet 124

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.

Walks from the same start

Walk 3055
Glasgwm from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - moderate
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Walk 1255
The Aran Ridge from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - very hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 1400
The Arans from Cwm Cywarch
Grade - hard
Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

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Walk 1107 - 3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Waun Oer and Maesglase
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 2551 - 4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Rhobell Fawr from near Rhydymain
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km

Walk 2811 - 4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Rhobell Fawr and Ddualt from near Rhydymain
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 1499 - 4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Rhobell Fawr and Dduallt from Llanfachreth
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Walk 3017 - 7.2 miles / 11.6 km away
Aran Benllyn & Aran Fawddwy from Llanuwchllyn
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 2059 - 7.8 miles / 12.4 km away
Castell Carndochan near Bala
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Walk 1204 - 8.7 miles / 13.9 km away
Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 2100 - 8.7 miles / 13.9 km away
A Circuit of Cadair Idris from Minffordd
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 1172 - 10.0 miles / 15.9 km away
Cadair Idris by the Pony Path
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 2668 - 10.0 miles / 15.9 km away
Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Path
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
 


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