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Ruabon Mountain & The Limestone Edges of Llangollen

County/Area - Denbighshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SJ234432
Lat 52.980648 // Long -3.142328
Postcode LL20 7UH (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This a grand circuit despite some road walking at the beginning of the route. "Full of contrasts" is how the route is best described with a section of open moorland contrasting with the dramatic limestone edge that overlooks the River Dee and the town of Llangollen.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

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. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 256Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 256Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 117Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 117Digital Map1:50kBUY

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

Other walks nearby

Walk 1845 Castell Dinas Bran from Llangollen - easy/mod - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 2598 Ruabon Mountain, World's End & Panorama Circular - moderate - 12.5 miles/20.3 km

Walk 3655 Rhewl, Moel y Gamelin & Moel Morfydd - moderate - 5.4 miles/8.8 km

Walk 3031 Cadair Berwyn from Cwm Maen Gwynedd - moderate - 9.3 miles/15 km

Walk 1528 Moel Famau from Bwlch Penbarra - easy/mod - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

Walk 2905 The Llangollen Canal from Ellesmere - easy/mod - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1259 Foel Fenli & Moel Famau from Loggerheads - moderate - 9.5 miles/15.4 km

Walk 1256 Cadair Bronwen from Llandrillo - moderate - 9.5 miles/15.4 km

Walk 1086 Post Gwyn and Craig-y-Mwn from Pistyll Rhaeadr - moderate - 6.5 miles/10.6 km

Walk 3053 Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll - moderate - 14.0 miles/22.8 km

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