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Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll
Introduction to Walk 3053

Photo from the walk - Berwyn Tops from Tan Y Pystyll

County/Area - Powys & Denbighshire & Wrexham

Author - James Martin

Length - 14.0 miles / 22.8 km

Ascent - 3100 feet / 939 metres

Time - 10 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This lengthy walk in the Berwyns provides the walker with the opportunity to visit the highest hill in the range together with many other peaks on the main and associated ridges. As an added bonus you can see the beautiful waterfall of Pistyll Rhaeadr and also enjoy some solitude as many of the peaks are not often walked. 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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