Circular walk of around 11 miles . 2400 feet of climbing within the first 5-6 miles.
Meet at 9:00 at
the Abbey, or 10am in Llangollen, at the East street long stay car park
£3.50 all day. LL20 8PW ;
ref SJ 213420; 3 WORDS: snitch.today.jolt. Route map as PNG file
Mix of moorland and woodland together with the
escarpment path along offa's dyke on the return leg.
From the car park a brief walk across the river dee
and up past Dinas Bran School on towards Dinas Bran Castle
On from the top of the Castle we walk briefly on a
tarmac road to Trevor
Quarry, approach is made via the steep scree slope above the layby.
We walk along
Carboniferous Limestone escarpment, the Eglwyseg Rocks before turning
inand to take in some of the cairns and disused quarry on the moorland.
Hopefully around 1 we should reach a
woodland area for lunch before dropping down onto the Offas Dyke path
below the escarpment above us and on into Llangollen via the showground