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Druid Circle, Moelfre and Foel Lus from Penmaenmawr
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Photo from the walk - Druid Circle, Moelfre and Foel Lus from Penmaenmawr

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Eastern Carneddu

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Paul Gasson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1590 feet / 482 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Conway walk climbs the steep escarpment behind Penmaenmawr into the north-eastern end of the Carneddau range. The route takes the walker back 5000 years in time and includes a notable Druid's Stone Circle. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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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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