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Name:Penycloddiau
Hill number:2047
Height:439.5m / 1442ft
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Flintshire [Sir Fflint] (CoU)
Hill area:Clwydian Hills
Catchment:Clwyd
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 12717 67892
Summit feature:cairn on centre of walled mound
Drop:156.7m
Col:282.8m  SJ 1395 6674  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 265
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 355 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Rob Rees04/03/2020
With OtisGlenford03/01/2020
otis.laws03/01/2020
From car park to aS, along Offa’s Dyke path. S.CJM17/12/2019
From free carpark below Moel Arthur at SJ146657. Followed Offa's Dyke ascending east flank of Moel Arthur then descended to col and the small Coed Llangwyfan carpark. From here continued on Offa's Dyke path skirting woodland to the summit. Reconstructed tumulus, impressive hill fort ramparts, fine views to south. Returned same way, late lunch stop at carpark. Breezy, squally rain, but mild. Walked for two hours, back to car just before dusk. With Lindsey the day after Llandudno gig.Skip06/12/2019
Offa's Dyke Walk with HarryTarkus13/08/2019
Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau from Moel Arthur car parkLongwojo12/08/2019
Emma and Simon09/08/2019
clique22/07/2019
Summitted along Offa's Dyke Path, North to SouthPeapod2131/05/2019
Nick Canute26/02/2019
Penycloddiau from the Coed Llangwyfan car park and then on to Moel y Parc. Return back over Penycloddiau.knarf09/02/2019
Moel Pas-yr, Penycloddiau, and Moel Arthur, on a bright day ,lots of snow, with FrankLou03/02/2019
With Lindsay on an enjoyable walk in the snow taking in Moel Plas-yw, Penycloddiau and returning over Moel Arthur.knarf03/02/2019
belly01/01/2019
Tony Wilson30/08/2018
From car park to the SE thenalong Offa's Dyke path.Winterfloodian24/07/2018
Clach Liath22/07/2018
Andy West19/07/2018
PhilB23/06/2018
Easy walk from Coed Llangwyfan car parkTony J26/05/2018
Parked at free car park to South East.David Evans19/05/2018
john342121/04/2018
SteveSmith14/03/2018
Robert Kemp14/03/2018
GinaSmith14/03/2018
marraneth10/03/2018
A Peckish02/02/2018
beckybags02/02/2018
Moel y Parc, Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, Moel Llys-y-coed, Moel Dywyll, Moel Famaukeithouk21/01/2018
Parked at the Coed Llangwyfan car park. No charge. Headed up and enjoyed the views. Cloudy but no rain. Company: Solo Marilyn 3/6.iandesbottes01/01/2018
JulieB01/01/2018
2/7 Marilyn. From car park to SE, up the Offas Dyke pathN.Morters24/12/2017
Andy_E25/10/2017
Clachaig07/10/2017
From car park to SEPeterD07/09/2017
Cat081221/08/2017
Walk from Moel Arthur car park across the offas dyke path, took about 1 hr 30 to get to the top and back.Sihuws15/08/2017
Moel Famau, Moel Dywyll, Moel Llys-Y-Coed, Moel Arthur, Penycloddiau and Mynydd Y Parc. Nice day after the rain showers stopped!!Alunrees3331/07/2017
On a windy day from the car park to SE.NormanW11/06/2017
Martyn106/06/2017
Glenysj2106/06/2017
Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur. Lovely walk!lisa90528/05/2017
Cumbriancyclist30/04/2017
With TJB from car park to the south easttrimarc224/03/2017
With Val. Parked at car park SE of summit and followed the Offa's Dyke path to the summit.mike.hoult09/03/2017
Penycloddiau & Moel Arthur from Forestry Commission car park @ SJ 13920 66781. With Gill, Debbie & Richard.ADT19/02/2017
daddybond17/02/2017
Up and down of Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur on Offa's Dyke from car park between them.rhalstead25/12/2016
Final day of a 140 mile across Wales for Christian Aid. Walked along the ridge from Bwlch Penbaras, finishing at Aifft (Egypt) to the SE of Aberwheeler (having started in Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire)huwthomas15/12/2016