Eglwyseg
Date
Sunday 5th August 2018
Information below may be incomplete or subject to change.
Start Time
9:30am
Estimated Finish Time
5:30pm
Distance
16.5 miles
Leader
Marvin Bolton
Contact Details
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Start Point and Parking
Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site. Meet outside the Tourist information Centre by the aquaduct
Postcode
LL14 3RY
Grid Location
SJ270421
General Location
40 minutes north east of Shrewsbury
Packed Lunch?
Yes
Pub/Tea Shop
At the end of the walk
Toilets
Yes.
Car Sharing
8:45am at "Dobbies" services (A5/A49 junction), south of Shrewsbury, in the Little Chef car park
Public Transport
None available or not known.
Walk Summary
Starting from the aquaduct at Pontcysyllte the route follows the Offas Dyke footpath towards Worlds End. It will head along the Panorama Walk which overlooks the Dee valley above Llangollen with the limestone cliffs above, before gently climbing through the rocks to Worlds End. The return to the start point involves following the cliff tops along the edge of Eglwyseg Mountain before descending gradually to the start.
Terrain
A mixture of quiet lanes, moorland paths and tracks, woodland and a rocky path
Ascent
An undulating walk with no major climbs but multiple small ascents
Highest Point
470 metres near to Craig Arthur
Additional Info
This is an exposed walk so bring warm clothing. Boots with ankle support are essential due to the rocky terrain