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Abergynolwyn, Llanfihangel-y-pennant & Castell y Bere
Introduction to Walk 1643

Photo from the walk - Abergynolwyn, Llanfihangel-y-pennant & Castell y Bere

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Cadair Idris

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Snowdonia circular walk is full of interest with a section across the hills, an historic chapel and a ruined castle. The final section is through a gorge. This is a surprisingly beautiful part of Wales. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3582
Castell y Bere & Llanfihangel-y-pennant from Abergynolwyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.7 miles / 9.3 km

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Walk 1309
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Tarren y Gesail from Abergynolwyn
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Tarrenhendre from Abergynolwyn
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Walk 2570
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2707
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Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 1204
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Cadair Idris from Minffordd
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2100
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A Circuit of Cadair Idris from Minffordd
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1172
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Cadair Idris by the Pony Path
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Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2668
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Cadair Idris, Craig Cau and Cyfrwy by the Pony Path
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Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 3229
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Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km
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Grade - easy
Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 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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