Tag: Mynydd Moel

Wandering in Meirionnydd

September 16, 2023 1 Comment
Wandering in Meirionnydd

In 1939, just before the outbreak of war, a woman called Hope Hewett published a book about her journeys alone on foot around Merioneth.  She has a genial and charming authorial voice, recounting her travels in the company of Jack, her faithful terrier, as they criss-cross their way across the county.  Today Hope and her […]

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Be welwch chi o gopa Cader?

February 18, 2022 0 Comments
Be welwch chi o gopa Cader?

Llynedd, am y tro cyntaf ers blynyddoedd, methais i ddringo i gopa Cadair Idris.  Sa i’n gwbod pam.  Covid a’i ofidiau, siŵr o fod, neu absenoldeb meddwl, neu ohirio oherwydd pwysau eraill.  Ond, o edrych yn ôl, dwi’n teimlo rhyw fwlch bach yn fy mywyd, rhyw rwyg yn yr edafedd o lwybro rheolaidd ar y […]

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Cwm Amarch

September 18, 2020 2 Comments
Cwm Amarch

There are places in Wales – places no one would call remote – that few people, even those living here, have visited, or even knew existed.  Cwm Amarch, it would be safe to say, is one of them. I got to Minffordd early enough – before ten o’clock.  Normally, on a Monday in mid-September, you’d […]

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Richard Wilson on Cadair Idris

August 17, 2019 2 Comments
Richard Wilson on Cadair Idris

Last week I made my annual pilgrimage to Cadair Idris, which my father-in-law introduced me to as the best mountain walk in Wales, sometime in the late 1970s or early 1980s.  As usual I started from Minffordd.  After reaching Llyn Cau I circled clockwise round Craig Cau, Pen-y-gadair and Mynydd Moel.  Early cloud lifted from […]

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