Walks In North Wales


Conwy Walks

The Alwen Reservoir Trail

Posted before, but now with an accurate GPX file from a Garmin Etrex30. This is a really nice walk just under 7 miles, great views of the Reservoir, moor land, forests, grass land. Nothing too hard, mainly flat on well defined tracks, one ‘hill’ – good keep fit training walk.

Grid Ref: SH 955 530 – 53.3.841’N 3.33.558’W (where we parked)

Total distance: 6.88 Miles
Total time: 2.56 hrs
Moving time: 2.30 hrs
Average speed: 2.34 mi/h
Max elevation: 1464 ft
Min elevation: 1018 ft

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Dolwyddelan Cwm Penamnen

A short walk from the village of Dolwyddelan, taking in both sides of Cwm Penamnen. A fairly steep ascent on good tracks before a long downhill, affording great views, streams, rivers, mini waterfalls, with Moel Siabod as a backdrop overlooking the village.

Grid Ref: SH 736 520 (station car park)

Total distance: 8.68 km (5.4 mi)
Total time: 3:07:48
Moving time: 2:19:33
Average speed: 2.77 km/h (1.7 mi/h)
Average moving speed: 3.73 km/h (2.3 mi/h)
Max elevation: 428 m (1404 ft)
Min elevation: 184 m (604 ft)
Elevation gain: 333 m (1091 ft)

Weather: Cold with poor visibility and snow

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