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Name:Morlais Hill
Hill number:15661
Height:381m / 1250ft
Parent (Ma):2260  Cefn yr Ystrad
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Merthyr Tydfil (UA)
Catchment:Taff
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SO 05150 09569
Summit feature:rocks in grass
Drop:38m
Col:343m  SO059097  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12E
Observations:Morlais Castle mound at SO 04963 09566 c 5m higher but man-made
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 17 users)ByDate of Ascent
from gates right side of quarry over fairway no one playing very wet high point stones in trash then on to castle that is on top of iron age fort very interesting history some gone by lime workings return same wayunderhill12/08/2018
From club house.arranc23/04/2018
A filthy Easter Monday. Consequently, not a golfer in sight. Parked at the Brecon Railway cp and walked over the empty course to both summits. Agree with jonglew that the castle remains are the more worthy top.Campbell Singer02/04/2018
Parked at rd junc S edge of disused quarry. Over field gate into quarry, followed a track up the side to obvious HP... which turned out to be the crypt of Morlais Castle. Morlais Hil HP is 190m due W, across one of the fairways of Morlais Castle GC. The castle remains, overlooking the quary, is a far finer HP!jonglew08/09/2016
Entered quarry by gate and then followed path immediately right above the quarry and followed edge to the castle top. A couple of stiles gave access to the golf course and the extensive rough between two fairways.PeterD31/07/2016
Up through golf course at weekend and middle of the day. Few golfers around so no difficulties.Jemma Singer22/05/2016
Walked up through golf course. Nobody about at 07.00 apart from one employee.Dusty10/05/2015
From SSW, up thru quarry keeping R of main cliff (can make a circuit). Natural HP in rough mid golf course, overtopped by Morlais Castle mound (fine vaulted crypt). Caught by a snow squall at summit.RHW31/01/2015
walked from trefechan, a hill that's been extensively quarried, the high point is rough pasture in the middle of a golf course, also visited the highest point which is above a vault on the remains of the castle.hodder03/09/2014
Alex C22/06/2018
Adrian20/03/2018
Richie Towey17/09/2017
ngthack24/07/2017
Tony J07/08/2016
Ramblingpaul20/03/2015
Hetty27/07/2014
andrew.allum01/01/2000