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Gorllwyn circuit, Elan Valley
Introduction to Walk 2498

Photo from the walk - Gorllwyn circuit, Elan Valley

Region - Cambrian Mountains

County/Area - Powys

Author - Paul Gasson

Length - 6.8 miles / 11 km

Ascent - 1430 feet / 433 metres

Time - 4 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Powys walk explores the wild and remote plateau above the Elan Valley in Mid Wales. It is a walk for the lover of solitude and huge skies, and demands good navigational skills, being virtually devoid of paths in what has been referred to as the Green Desert of Wales, with considerable justification. 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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