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Name:Barclodiau
Hill number:14772
Height:168.6m / 553ft
Parent (Ma):1961  Mynydd Bodafon [Yr Arwydd]
RHB Section:30A: Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula
County/UA:Anglesey [Sir Fon] (CoU)
Island:Anglesey
Maritime area:North Wales - Anglesey
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SH 46677 84811
Summit feature:outcrop 10m S of ruined wind shelter
Drop:31.5m
Col:137.1m  SH 4658 8500  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 114 115
(1:25k) 263N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 42 users)ByDate of Ascent
From bus stop in Brynrefail via Pen y Castell NE topderrymark13/08/2019
7th top of 11 today, climbing Penmynydd, Bron Alar, Cefncwmcwd, Bryn-teg, Bryn Carmel and Pen Y Foel, continuing to Maenaddwyn where i turned N up the lane to park just South of the lake. I used the lane to the houses Sw of the top before scrambling up a few metres then up to the obvious outcrop. All 3 tops look great as the Bell Heather is in bloom. I headed N iver rough terrain to reach the road and onwards to Mynydd Bodafon...Dazingdale17/07/2019
Path to top (indistinct in parts) from bench by pond.chrisbien16/04/2019
Quick evening round of the three hills here with my brother, from a layby near the lake. Thin path up from opposite the layby. Possibly the best views of the three hills.wheresthepath14/04/2019
Easy ascent along paths from the small lake to the N. Parking by the lake.DanMaisieBex13/04/2019
Parked near the small lake and walked up small paths to Mynydd Bodafon and then Barclodiau.davidpettit8407/12/2018
Had done Bodafan 4 years ago, but came back to pick up the other 2 tops in this lovely little spot- from the path opposite the bench on the road by the lake.Mark Sims14/11/2018
Path up almost opposite layby with bench @ SH468851. No shorts!carole engel03/12/2017
Up from Point Lynasbardolph14/07/2017
From road to the north. Surprisingly hard work deep heather laced with gorse. Welcome my wellies but our decision to leave the shorts onvegibagger13/06/2017
Obvious path to the top leads from the roadside opposite the seat overlooking the lake.milimana01/03/2017
All 3 summits of Mynydd BadafonJamesD197217/02/2017
Walked up on a track of sorts from the road to the NNE just after the sunset and back to car for 17:00.Dugswell225/01/2017
From roed due N of top. Waded over fern and gorse to rock, then an easy walk up. Remnants of a stone-built shelter cairn at HP.jonglew18/09/2015
Parked by track south east of lake (GR468853)to Mynydd Bodafon, Pen y Castell NE Top and back to car. A few metres west a good but narrow path leaves the road and leads right to the summit of Barclodiau.ijpowell12/06/2015
Very pleasant circular walk from wonderful Traeth Lligwy-Pilot Boat Inn(!)-Barclodiau-Mynydd Bodafon-Traeth Lligwy.With Bridget and Oscar.catman11/06/2015
With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge11/06/2015
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie11/06/2015
As RHW: Track starts at E end of lake: Nice top.GordonAdshead22/04/2015
Parked roadside by small lake, easy short walk up path to top.Craig6712/02/2015
From NW, track then faint path thru bracken, then nice rocky going, avoiding ankle-nipping gorse.RHW07/09/2014
heather clad hill.Adrian07/08/2014
On a tour of Sir Ynys Mon bumps. From SH467850.summitsup16/06/2014
After Yr Arwydd, already wet so bagged the other two ThUMPs. Be better when you could look up and see a view!nordicstar14/12/2013
Brynrefail circular. Still rough going but not quite so awkward as Pen y Castell.Smudge29/11/2013
Small car park just off the road at SH 47026 85235. Barclodiau (easy) - Pen y Castell (nightmare). Already done the Marilyn Mynydd Bodafon twice so didn't bother today.David Gradwell10/07/2010
walk over Mynydd BodafonJohnIvor28/02/1993
doneoutlawcatcherblank
malcorbett03/05/2019
Richard Gunn20/08/2018
Alan Caine23/07/2018
MM22/07/2018
ngthack04/04/2017
andrew brown02/04/2017
jimbloomer13/01/2017
TK02/12/2016
chalky195319/07/2016
Rob5007/07/2015
Tony J20/04/2015
Tammy7212/02/2015
Alex C15/11/2013
Dusty28/07/2012