Month: May 2021Page 1 of 4

Cadair Fawr

Cadair Fawr is a 485m hill above Llwyn-onn Reservoir and Garwnant Visitor Centre. It offers great views across the Brecon Beacons and in every direction and is very quiet. I…

Blorenge

One of most accessible hills in the Brecon Beacons, with a car park offering a near-level pathway to the summit, the Blorenge is a very popular hill between…

Pen-rhiw-Ifor

Pen-rhiw-Ifor is a disused tip that is now one of the higher hills in Torfaen, and close to the much more famous Blorenge.  Like most disused tips it…

Yes Tor & High Willhays

Although I now live in South Wales I was born and raised in Okehampton, a smallish town on the edge of Dartmoor. I’d been up to the moors…

Pen March & Merthyr Common

Pen March (535m) and Merthyr Common (531m) are boundary high points for Caerphilly, with Merthryr Common also being a boundary high point for Merthyr Tydfil as well. That…

Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion [Craig Cwareli]

Gwaun Cerrig Llwydion [Craig Cwareli] is a deleted 730m Nuttall and now exists only as a hill on the Pen y Fan horseshoe walk. It offers great views…

Pen Coed Parciau

Parking nearer the hill is not really possible without possibly / probably annoying people. I therefore parked next to the cattle grid where there is room to park…

Blaen-y-cwm

Blaen-y-cwm is a 416m forested hill in Torfaen. There are no views due to the heavy forestation, but the walk to it is pleasant enough – and you…

Cefn Merthyr

If you drive North on the A4054 from Edwardsville you’ll be able to track a track on your right that takes you diagonally through the forest and up…