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Mynydd Hiraethog the recreational potential of an upland area : a consultative document by Clwyd (Wales). County Planning Dept.

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Published by Clwyd County Council in Mold .
Written in English



  • Wales,
  • Clwyd.


  • Outdoor recreation -- Wales -- Clwyd.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Clwyd County Planning Department].
SeriesTourism and recreation research report, Tourism and recreation research report (Mold, Wales)
LC ClassificationsGV191.48.G7 C58 1976a
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4599874M
ISBN 100904444112
LC Control Number77362746

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Denbigh Moors (Welsh: Mynydd Hiraethog) is an upland region in Conwy and Denbighshire in north-east Wales, between Snowdonia and the Clwydian includes the large reservoirs Llyn Brenig and Llyn Alwen, and the Clocaenog Forest, which has one of Wales's last populations of red also contains the open heath Hafod Elwy Moor National Nature Reserve. Mynydd Hiraethog, a wild and bleak mountain chain in the centre of Denbighshire, extending eastward from the vicinity of Llanrwst to the vicinity of Ruthin, and separating the basin of the Dee on the S from the W branches of the basin of the Clwyii on the N. Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, Mynydd Hiraethog (Welsh: Mountain of Longing) is an extensive rolling moorland landscape comprising the central and western part of the Denbigh Moors situated between the major river valleys of the Clwyd and Conwy in North Wales. It includes several hills including Mwdwl Eithin m, Bryn Trillyn m, Craig Bron-Banog m and Cefn Du m. Mynydd Hiraethog at Mwdwl Eithin and m at Foel Goch in the south east.. Although the area lacks the wealth of large-scale glacial erosional features seen in Eryri, there are some important areas of glacial deposition. Drumlins (ice-moulded mounds of sediment) are dotted throughout the region and contribute towards the undulating 'basket.

Mynydd Hiraethog, Denbighshire Venture into a wild, magical landscape on a walk to a remote moorland lake Mynydd Hiraethog is a bleak but beautiful area of high moorland lying between the Snowdonia National Park and the Vale of Clwyd. Mae Mynydd Hiraethog yn ardal o ucheldir, gan mwyaf rhwng m a m, rhwng Afon Conwy ac Afon Clwyd, yn Sir Ddinbych a Sir Conwy.. Mynydd Hiraethog yw'r rhan fwyaf gogleddol o Fynyddoedd y Cambria.Y copa uchaf yw Mwdwl-eithin ( medr). Mae'n ardal o rostir, gyda rhai dyffrynnoedd yn torri ar ei draws. Mae rhannau o Fynydd Hiraethog yn cynnwys trwch o rostir grug, sydd yn brin iawn yng . But Mynydd Hiraethog, Denbigh Moors, still boast the Highest Inn in Wales and are home to one of the rarest birds in the UK. Read on to learn more about the mysteries of the moors On New Year’s Day my sister, husband and I decided to take a (bracing) walk at Llyn Brenig, and stopped for a hot chocolate (with a cheeky Bailey’s) at The Sportsman’s Arms.   The highest point on Mynydd Hiraethog. To my suprise, higher also than any top on Exmoor. A five min walk off the 4x4 track and you are on Moel Rhiwlug. mts with good views all around. Penbryn-Ci (right) and Foel Rhiwlug. The abandoned farm on the banks of Llyn Alwen. Not to be mistaken for Alwen Resevoir about 2 miles away.

Site Description Llyn Bran was originally a natural lake among others on the Mynydd Hiraethog that also include Llyn-y-foel-freche, Llyn Alwen and Llyn Aled. During the early twentieth century Llyn Bran was enlarged by the construction of a dam from a low embankment of earth and stone that also acts as a . Author: Thomas Eirug Davies Born at Chwibren-isaf, a farm nestling at the foot of Mynydd Hiraethog, in the parish of Llansannan, Denbighshire, 8 November , the second son of Dafydd and Ann Rees — his elder brother being Henry Rees. Walking on Mynydd Hiraethog – All the Routes and Articles The Brenig Way 3/5 (1) The Brenig Way is a mid level walk in North Wales that takes you from Corwen to the upland reservoir . Book Pause video This new easy-to-follow, waymarked, circular route around the Alwen Reservoir is approximately miles (11 Km) You will follow forestry tracks and paths along the water’s edge and up to the moorland of Mynydd Hiraethog.