Berwyn Mountains, Mountains Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham County - Wales where to go, what to see and where to stay in Wales


Berwyn Mountains in Glyn Ceiriog
Glyn Ceiriog Wrexham_County Wales
The Berwyn Range of mountains are located in the north east of Wales, between the Vale of the River Dee and Llangollen in the north east, Corwen in the north west, Bala in the south west, and Oswestry in the south east. It is an isolated and sparsely-populated area, much of it moorland. The main summits are Cadair Berwyn 827m, Cadair Bronwen 784m, Moel Sych 827m, Foel Cwm Sian Llwyd 648m, Foel Wen 690m, Mynydd Tarw 691m, Moel Fferna 630m, and Y Foel 522m, to the north and west, and Gyrn Moelfre 523m, Foel Rhiwlas 454m, and Pen y Gwely 444m to the south and west. The area supports a wide range of wildlife including the Hen Harrier, Merlin, and Peregrine and is a Special Protection Area. Other wildlife include Short-eared Owl, Raven, Buzzard, Polecat and Golden Plover. The area around Bala Lake, the Dee Valley and the Ceiriog Valley, including the towns of Bala, Corwen, Llangollen, Llanarman Dyffryn Ceiriog, and Glyn Ceiriog are popular with tourists for their pleasant scenery and the whole area including the Berwyn Range of hills are criss crossed with delightful country walks.
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