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Walking in the Conwy Valley

Walking in the Conwy Valley

by: Carl Rogers
The Conwy Valley defends Snowdonia's northeast border and marks the point at which the soft contours of east Wales meet the more rugged terrain of the west. Here the walker can experience a varied landscape of hills, lakes and woodlands, along with wide panoramas of Snowdonia's highest summits. In addition, there are numerous remains from the valley's long and colourful history, such as Edwards I's medieval town and castle at Conwy, the stone coffin of Llywelyn Fawr at Llanrwst and the fine prehistoric burial chamber at Capel Garmon.

This guide contains 20 circular walks located in and around the Conwy Valley which attempt to sample as much of the valley's varied character as possible. Each chapter contains a comprehensive route description along with historical notes and other points of interest and is accompanied by a detailed sketch map.

The walk locations are:
The Great Orme - 4.75 miles
The Little Orme - 4.5 miles
Conwy Mountain - 9.25 miles
Capelulo - 5.5 or 6.25 miles
Tal-y-Fan from Rowen - 5.5 or 6.5 miles
Pen-y-gaer from Rowen - 7 miles
Caerhun - 4.25 miles
Cwm Eigiau from Dolgarrog - 5 or 7.75 miles
Maenan - 3 miles
Trefriw and Llanrwst - 6 miles
Trefriw and Llyn Geirionydd - 6.5 miles
Llyn Crafnant and Llyn Geirionydd - 4.75 miles
Creigiau Gleision from Llyn Crafnant - 7.5 miles
Gwydir Forest from Llanrwst - 8.5 miles
Llyn Elsi from Betws-y-Coed - 5 miles
Llyn-y-Parc from Betws-y-Coed - 4.5 miles
Sarn Helen and Glyn Lledr - 8 miles
Capel Garmon and Fairy Glen - 5 miles
Mynydd Garthmyn - 3.75 or 4.5 miles
Machno Falls - 5.75 miles

ISBN 9780952240976 Pages 128 (2014 reprinted 2017) 135mm x 210mm

Price: 7.99

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