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


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.

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

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