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Name:Moel Arthur
Hill number:5155
Height:455.8m / 1495ft
Parent (Ma):2041  Moel Famau
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Flintshire [Sir Fflint] (CoU)
Hill area:Clwydian Hills
Catchment:Clwyd, Catchment Boundaries, Dee (Flint)
Class:Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
Grid ref:SJ 14530 66034
Summit feature:cairn
Col:336m  SJ146657  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 265
Observations:ground 5m NE of cairn is 3cm lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 243 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
from the CP and back - Took the Offa's Dyke path then turned left at the Slate rockM6KIO21/09/2019
TD & CThis Dog25/08/2019
Moel Arthur and Penycloddiau from Moel Arthur car parkLongwojo12/08/2019
Skirted Hill Fort summit along Offa's Dyke Path, North to SouthPeapod2131/05/2019
On Offas Dyke walkdgresty28/05/2019
Moel Pas-yr, Penycloddiau, and Moel Arthur, on a bright day ,lots of snow, with Frank.Lou03/02/2019
With Lindsay on an enjoyable walk in the snow taking in Moel Plas-yw, Penycloddiau and returning over Moel Arthur.knarf03/02/2019
A winter walk with Izzy and Jenna to test out our new walking gear and to see Arthurís fort. It drizzled and the kit was excellent.MrHallorann02/12/2018
From Coed Llangwyfan car parkTony J26/05/2018
Parked in free car park SJ146 657.David Evans19/05/2018
Parked free in small car park at SJ 145 657 then followed obvious path to summit and returned same way. Windy cold day but sun in the valley. With LF.Skip28/01/2018
Moel y Parc, Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, Moel Llys-y-coed, Moel Dywyll, Moel Famaukeithouk21/01/2018
From car park at top of pass, steep ascent. Continued to Moel Plas-yw.Aye Jimmy01/12/2017
From car park to south having already been to Moel Dywyll, Moel Famau and Moel Llys-Y-Coed.PeterD07/09/2017
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
Breezy day, walk from car park at the bottom of the hill.Sihuws30/07/2017
With 13 members of SWOG on a fine summer's day on a long loop to Loggerheads.Phreerunner02/07/2017
Just a quick scamper up and down from the nearest car park in the middle of bagging 5 Marilyns.NormanW11/06/2017
Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur. Lovely walk!lisa90528/05/2017
Penycloddiau & Moel Arthur from Forestry Commission car park @ SJ 13920 66781. Solo.ADT19/02/2017
Up and down of Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur on Offa's Dyke from car park between them.rhalstead25/12/2016
A There and back again kind of day from the car park below Moel Arthur. Hill jogging in the damp and drizzle, but it all cleared up by 3pmShutterlag14/11/2016
From Loggerheads Country Park (SJ 19776 62606) - Moel Famau - Moel Dywyll - Moel Llys-y-coed - Moel Plas-yw - Moel Arthur. Return via Cilcain & Devil's Gorge (Leete Path) back to start.david23020113/11/2016
Worthwhile hill. Used Offa's Dyke Path and at high point turned off for easy walk to toptrimarc213/07/2016
Continuing from Moel Dywyll along Offa's Dyke path and short detour along decent track up to summit, fairly steep climb.muzza207/07/2016
Bagged whilst walking Offa's Dyke pathRamblingpaul26/06/2016
Continuation of walk from Moel Plas-yw. Returned to grassy bwlch, up to gate and then path up to summit for sunset. To descend, returned to Offa's Dyke Path and headed north down to car park at bwlch. Nordic walk. Solo.Man of Kernow109/05/2016
From the car park at the foot of Moel Arthur. Moel Arthur, Penycloddiau and Moel Y Parc. Cold, wet and generally pretty miserable!!AlunRees3129/03/2016
Aberwheeler, Moel y Parc, Moel Arthur, Moel Famau, along Afon Clwyd back to Aberwheeler!!John Eley27/03/2016
3rd and last summit of the day from famau country parkAvidSockWearer28/02/2016
3rd hill of the day. Straightforward short walk from the bwlch. Followed ODP around shoulder and out of the wind. Then up a decent path through the ramparts to the crazy as hell windy summit. Small untidy cairn.. huge views even on a drab day like today.stig_nest24/01/2016
With stig_nest. Followed the offas dyke path. Few short steep bits but enjoyable walk. Really windy at the top but good views!Laura.W24/01/2016
Done with James, Leanne, Claire and Paul while storm Frank vented its fury. (A bit wet and breezy but hardly warranted a title>)Aimless Rambler30/12/2015
From CP to the N (ample room)along OD path and back. nice to see the minging weather coming in from the West just before it smashed into us.PepandJen07/11/2015
AloneRob Pen y Garn31/10/2015
great walk from the carpark belowAristotle Chip23/09/2015
From car park at pass up to Penycloddiau by Offa's Dyke path and back, then up to Moel Arthur and over to Moel Plas-yw. Then cut back across over fields to path down. Cracking views on a perfect autumn day.SS19/09/2015
Off Offas Dyke with Wombourne.steve hudson25/08/2015
Another recorded elsewhere using the date loggedBellebow13/08/2015
From car park below summit. With Kieran and Jacob.JamesD197224/07/2015
From the CP on the pass above Coed Llangwyfan, after a walk to Penycloddiau. This was a bit of a bag, quickly deteriorating weather, but worth it- a fine summit.pwheeler08/05/2015
1/12 First of Long day quick hike up from car park below. Nice viewsFergalh18/04/2015
7 mile circular walk from Langwyfan carpark, taking in Penycloddiau on as well as Moel Arthur. Beautiful spring day, unexpectedly warm. Fantastic views for the height of the hill.Lazylizzie08/03/2015
1000 Tumps mark reached on this hill. Wonderful day for it too with views stretching out right up to Blackpool and Bowland.Alex C24/11/2014
Circular walk from Llangwyfan Forest car park via Penycloddiau and Nant Simon on grand late summer's day.Superb panorama all round.Great walk.With Bridget and Oscar.catman07/09/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge07/09/2014
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie07/09/2014
An out and back run from Foel Fenili taking in Moel Famau and Moel Arthur. Great weather, trails slightly crowded but people were friendly.Chris92009/08/2014
Bagged on first day of Offa's Dyke walk.RyParks06/06/2014
Climbed from Offas dyke trail. It sure was a steep climb up and the view of Moel Arthur from the next hill looks very impressive. It is such a dominating hill and the day i climbed it it was bathed in glorious autumnal sunshine.Dazingdale28/10/2013