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Castell Carndochan near Bala
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Photo from the walk - Castell Carndochan near Bala

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Ray Hind

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Gwynedd walk in Southern Snowdonia offers a circular route to the ruins of Castell Carndochan with views of Lake Bala, Aran ridge, Moel Llyfnant and Arenig Fawr. This is a short walk but it is across open and steep moorland in places.Boots are advised as the terrain is rough. 

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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.

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