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Craig y Penmaen Circular

Craig y Penmaen Circular - 1 February 2020


Craig y Penmaen Circular
Simon Roberts

Grade: Leisurely

Distance: Approx. 7km

Time: Approx. 2-3 hours

Terrain: Grass tracks, grass and tarmac roads


This lovely, leisurely circular route combines spectacular views of the Rhinogydd and Llyn Trawsfynydd with the enclosed atmosphere of Coed y Brenin. The walk starts at Penstryd chapel, and climbs gradually along the western flank of Craig y Penmaen. The route follows Sarn Helen, the old Roman road into Coed y Brenin, before crossing Afon Gain and returning along Cwm Cain to the east of Craig y Penmaen.

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Simon Roberts (Uwch Warden)