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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - Railway Ramble (Domen Fawr, Man Moel and Pen y Fan)

About

Railway Ramble (Domen Fawr, Man Moel and Pen y Fan)

Grade: Strenuous
Date: Saturday, September 9th
Time: 9.30am (to catch 10.20 train) – 4.00pm
Cost: Free (train fare needed)
Starting/Finishing Point: Llanhilleth Railway Station, Commercial Road, Llanhilleth,
Abertillery, NP13 2HT (SO 2166 0076)
Distance: 8 miles/13km
Leader: Frank Olding 07971 081647
Booking: 01495 742333

This linear walk will allow railway enthusiasts to catch the train from Llanhilleth to Ebbw and enjoy the stunning walk back to Llanhilleth. 

The walk will take in the breathtaking Dark Age and Medieval landscapes of Domen Fawr and Cefn Man Moel. We will then pass through the picturesque village of Man Moel before crossing Mynydd Pen y Fan via the Ebbw Valley Walk to return to the valley bottom at Llanhilleth and back to the cars!

Walking boots, waterproofs and packed lunch essential.

Facilities

  • Welsh spoken
  • Parking (free)

Public Transport Directions

X4 Service cardiff, Pontypridd, Ebbw vale, Abergavenny, Hereford

from Ebbw Vale a small Taxi journey or the number 22 bus to the park hotel in walking distance of the Railway Station which stops at LLanhilleth Railway station.