Month: April 2021Page 1 of 2

Medart

The Medart is a distinct hill above Cwmcarn and Crosskeys, next to the much more popular Twmbarlwm. Due to the nature of the route up to the top…

Twmbarlwm

Situated above Crosskeys and Risca, and topped with what is suspected to be an Iron Age fort, Twmbarlwm is one of the most distinctive hills in the area….

Mynydd Dimlaith

Mynydd Dimlaith is a small 224m high hill just above Llanbradach. It can be walked from a number of different directions as the area is riddled with public…

Mynydd y Lan

This is one of my favourite local walks, the route has a nice variety of scenery, some steep parts and some gentle flat parts and the views from…

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…

Cefn Eglwysilan

Cefn Eglwysilan is a 382m hill high above Pontypridd with twin summits, one of which is crowned by a wireless transmission tower, the other a trig point. You…

Mynydd y Grug

Mynydd y Grug is officially recorded as being 355m high, however, the top has had a spoil tip added to it, taking the peak above 370m. The Rhymney…