2nd January 2022 - Breidden Hills
A walk up and down the Breidden hills of Moel y
Golfa, Rodney's Pillar, Bulthy Hill and Middletown Hill. About 8 miles
with 2,400 feet of ascent.
Meet at the Abbey at 9.30 to start the walk from
Middletown Village Hall car park at 10 am. This is located just before
the Breidden pub. Slow entry into the village the pub sign will come
into view and the village hall is on the left as soon as you see the
Grid reference: SJ 301124 Postcode: SY21 8EL Three words:
A brief bit of tarmac walking starts the walk before
crossing over the busy A458 to enter a field heading onto the lower
forested slopes of Moel Y Golfa. We drop down through the forest before
going on a short tarmac section into further woodland towards Rodney's
Pillar. Potential stop point within the woods with large table and
seating then onto the top with again great 360 degree views. Our
next destination can clearly be seen from here. Then on towards Bulthy
and Middletown hills with an easy descent from the latter back to the
There are some steep and potentially slippery
sections so if you are a pole user do bring them. The ground will be
wet so gaiters are recommended.
Great views guaranteed from all the summits if the
weather is on our side.
Walk leader: George Nutter 07532 345100