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Rhewl, Moel y Gamelin & Moel Morfydd
Introduction to Walk 3655

Photo from the walk - Rhewl, Moel y Gamelin & Moel Morfydd

Region - Clwydian Hills

County/Area - Denbighshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.4 miles / 8.8 km

Ascent - 1800 feet / 545 metres

Time - 4 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Clwydian Hills walk from Rhewl, in the Dee Valley west of Llangollen, ascends Moel y Gamelin before following the ridge west to cross Moel y Gaer and Moel Morfydd. The route then descends into the valley to return to the start. Once height is gained there are some excellent views and great walking. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

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


 

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