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

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Arans Lake Bala

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Ray Hind

Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 1 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Snowdonia walk in the southern part of the National Park 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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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