Glyn Ceiriog
Date
Saturday 17th November 2018
Information below may be incomplete or subject to change.
Start Time
10:00am
Estimated Finish Time
5:00pm
Distance
10.5 miles
Grading
Leader
Marvin Bolton
Contact Details
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Start Point and Parking
The Glyn Valley Hotel car park. From Shrewsbury take the A5 towards Oswestry, continuing until you reach the Mile End roundabout. Take the third exit heading towards Llangollen, continuing until you reach the Gledrid roundabout. Take the second exit heading towards Chirk and following the brown Ceiriog valley sign. At the top of the hill in Chirk take the first left immediately upon entering the main street, heading towards Glyn Ceiriog on the B4500. Continue on this road into the centre of Glyn Ceiriog and park on the roadside near the roundabout.
Postcode
LL20 7EU
Grid Location
SJ205379
General Location
45 minutes north east of Shresbury
Packed Lunch?
Yes
Pub/Tea Shop
An optional visit to one of the villages pubs at the end of the walk
Toilets
Yes.
Car Sharing
9:00am at "Dobbies" services (A5/A49 junction), south of Shrewsbury, in the Little Chef car park
Public Transport
None available or not known.
Walk Summary
A visit to the Ceiriog valley near Llangollen. The route will involve heading along a section of the disused Glyn Valley Tramway passing through an area which was formerly quarried before ascending steadily onto the Ceiriog trail above the valley with potential views towards the Dee valley and the nearby Berwyns along with the surrounding area, before returning to the start along a fairly level section of the Ceiriog trail and descending steeply to the valley floor.
Terrain
A Mixture of rough tracks, fields, lanes and a short section along a quiet road
Ascent
One climb onto the top of the valley which is not too strenuous and a second easier climb totalling about 370 metres of ascent.
Highest Point
Pen Y Gwely at 444 metres