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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - Pen y Foel - The Story of a Valley


Monday 17th September
Name:  Pen y Foel – The story of a valley
Start Time: 10am
Start point: Lady Windsor Colliery, off B4273, Ynysybwl, CF37 3LY
Grid Ref: ST 061 944
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
Distance: 4 miles /6.2 km
Description : This route is a steady climb to the top of Pen y Foel (330m/1100') via locally named Rock of Allah, Roman Road and a forest plantation .   The leaders will share information about the valley as we travel the route together.   At Pen y Foel we will enjoy views to the Bristol Channel and the Brecon Beacons.   At the end of the walk a well deserved cuppa will be provided.


  • Booking essential
  • Free