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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 253 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Rob Rees04/03/2020
Second visit. Walked with Lindsey from the carpark at SJ 145 657 to Moel Plas-yw then up Moel Arthur. Descended then walked up Moel Llys-y-coed on a cloudy afternoon.Skip19/12/2019
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
Offa's Dyke Walk with HarryTarkus13/08/2019
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
Nick Canute26/02/2019
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 Peckish02/02/2019
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
Clach Liath22/07/2018
From Coed Llangwyfan car parkTony J26/05/2018
Parked in free car park SJ146 657.David Evans19/05/2018
Robert Kemp14/03/2018
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