Tag: South Wales

Penhow

A short woodland walk up to the top of 194m high Penhow hill near Rudry. Parking is in a dedicated carpark complete with picnic benches and footpaths /…

Craig Llysfaen

Craig Llysfaen is a 264m high hill in South Wales, just above Cardiff. This walk takes you from a quiet woodland carpark up through wide tracks and forestry…

Pen Castell y Van

The smallest hill on the list for Caerphilly at just 140m in height. Whilst the map indicates that the top is on private land, I was surprised to…

Pen-rhiw Tip

I walked Pen-rhiw Tip along with Mynydd Machen as they are so close together it made no sense to do them in two separate walks. Starting out from…

Mynydd Machen

Mynydd Machen, at 362m, is one of the most Southern hills in South Wales above 350m – with most hills below Mynydd Machen not reaching 300m. This walk…

Mynydd Pen-y-Fan

Mynydd Pen-y-Fan is 407m high and sits above the popular Pen-y-Fan pond near Blackwood and Newbridge. As you can see from the above route, I walked from Pen-y-Fan…

Mynydd Eglwysilan

Mynydd Eglwysilan is a 355m high hill above Ystrad Mynach and Senghenydd. You can park in several different laybys upon the ridgeway, or you can walk it from…

Rhymney Hill

At 457m high Rhymney Hill is the 4th highest point in Caerphilly and sits above Bryn Bach Park. I took a circular route up from Bryn Bach Park…

Garth Hill

Garth Hill sits just north of Cardiff and can be walked from many different directions and the hill itself is riddled with circular paths offering various views across…