Carneddau's Valleys


Discovering grim secrets from the 19th century, high in one of the Carneddau's loneliest valleys.

Conwy LL32 8SH, Wales 6.5 Miles 3.5 HoursEasy

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Essential Information

Paths: Country lanes and tracks with 4 stiles
Landscape: Moor, pasture and crag
Dog Friendliness: Yes but preferably on the lead
Parking: Car park at the end of the road
Public toilets: None on route

Interactive Walk Map

Detailed walking instructions

Walk Progress

Instruction 1

From the car park, go right following the track heading to the jaws of Eigiau. This turns left below the main dam and goes over a bridge across the reservoir's outflow stream.


Instruction 2

Go left along the greener track that traces the river's south east banks, ignoring the path on the right beneath Eilio. The gated track passes Coedty Reservoir and leads to a country lane by the dam.


Instruction 3

Continue along the lane as it descends to cross the river, then climbs out on to the hillside high above the Conwy Valley.

Follow the path

Instruction 4

Turn left at the T-junction to Rowlyn Isaf farm. Follow the quiet country lane back to the car park.

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