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Name:Foel Cwmcerwyn
Hill number:2208
Height:536m / 1759ft
RHB Section:31C: South-West Wales
County/UA:Pembrokeshire [Sir Benfro] (CoU)
County (CoH):Pembrokeshire [Sir Benfro] (CoH)
Hill area:Preseli
Catchment:Cleddau
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Historic County Top,
Current County/UA Top, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,Dew,CoH,CoU,Cm)
Grid ref:SN 09410 31161
Summit feature:ground 2m NE of trig point
Drop:344m
Col:192m  SN254317  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 145
(1:25k) OL35E
Observations:ground 25m NE at SN 09433 31173 is c 15cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill
Notes:
  • Pembrokeshire [Sir Benfro] historic county top
  • Pembrokeshire [Sir Benfro] current county/UA top

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 275 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With E. From car park off B4329. Along paths by forest edge up to summit. Dry underfoot. An easy walk. Great views in all directions. Cloudy and a slight breeze made it ideal walking conditions. Nice to bag our last of the 13 Welsh historic county tops. Tea and cake at Caffi'r Sgwar, Maenclochog to celebrate.Beeliner18/07/2019
From roadside in village up through the field and onto the main path to the summit past the forest. Very misty with a constant drizzle which became quite the downpour at the top. No views whatsoever, but a good climb, 90mins up and down.Stuzinho29/05/2019
From large car park in Rosebush. Very good paths right to summit. 85 minutes return.Crib Goch29/04/2019
Glorious loop from the car park to the E. Walk was cut short after Maisie fell over & hurt her knee.DanMaisieBex19/04/2019
From parking to NW on a clear and breezy afternoon, good views.rhalstead09/03/2019
4:40 in the morning. Very windy but at least dry and a very starry sky tonight.Alex C09/02/2019
A disappointing top coming after the nicer ones to the east. Did as part of a traverse of the Presellies from Crymach to Newport.Alan Moore02/01/2019
From parking at SN 074321. A boggy section along the N edge of the forest can be avoided by using two stiles to access a hardcore track on the S side of the forest fence.Isbjorn13/11/2018
From the west starting at road pass. Clear day with lines of sight to Snowdon and Devon. Tried to cut through the forest on the way in, with negative consequences.Topographer5728/09/2018
From NP car park. Thick fog all the way but as a result had the place to ourselves.Poolton12314/08/2018
Solo. Went to the cairn on Foel Feddau (467m) before returning to the car park.Dangerous Dave14/08/2018
Had the summit to ourselves on a glorious clear day. Views to the Devon coast and Snowdonia.roadbiker3226/07/2018
Parked at carpark near lay-by. Nice short walk with great views of coastadriane17/07/2018
Just over 3 mile walk from car park off B4329. Dry for us but looks like it could get quite boggyJanie17/07/2018
Parked in car next to road, followed the fence then up to summit and trigjmistry8620/04/2018
With Gary and Dad. Ended at (closed) Tafarn Sincsiaias22/01/2018
From the National Park car park at the summit of the B4329. A bit of bog trotting alongside the forest, then more to follow towards the summit. A good path all the way. Foggy, so no views, sadly.Gill11/01/2018
Up and back from the carpark on the B4329. Beautiful evening walk. Fantastic views.Arbie18/09/2017
Hour and a half, three and a half mile county top walk which starts in the free car park off the B4329.Can be very boggy and the Pantmaenog forest you walk round has been cut down.WAYNE ROWLETT23/08/2017
G MyIdris06/07/2017
From big car park, 075322. Dry, sunny, warm and great views.iangalbraith04/07/2017
Parked at the bealach between Cerrig Lladron and Foel Cwmcerwyn. Bagged Cerrig Lladron first, returned to the car for some lunch and then climbed Foel Cwmcerwyn. The bridleway marked on the map seems to be patchy, but there's a well worn, if somewhat boggy, path to the summit. With Keith and baby Ross.islamidget03/07/2017
Quick blast out up to the summit as the sun was setting! Stunning views of the surrounding countryside and coastline. Lovely way to finish off a nice few days camping in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.Gerry the Ranger18/06/2017
Nice easy walk up from the pub in Rosebush - great views until the mist came inBellySlster30/05/2017
quick nip up on way back from Irelandnickywood119/05/2017
On the Preseli Beast Bach fell run.liljonb06/05/2017
Easy parking at Bwlch-gwynt (SN 07521 32187). Followed bridleway west to harvested plantation corner at Pen Cisty then follow distinct path worn through boggy ground to summit. Cold and crisp at summit but lovely clear views all round. Stood on tumulus to NE as looked as high before going to trig. Returned along same route.SteveSmith24/11/2016
10.00 the sun came out and I arrived on the summit. Trig number s1574vegibagger09/11/2016
Parked on Mon Rhos Fach by the Stone commemorating WALDO GORONWY WILLIAMS 1904 to 1971 Welsh Poet - Cerrigmarchogion - Foel Feddau - Foel Cwmcerwyn - Pencisty - Foel Feddau - Carn Bica - Bedd Arthur (Stone Circle) - Carn Sian - Mon Rhos Fachbriandavies03/10/2016
From the B4329 parking spot at Bwlch-gwynt. A boggy walk - watertight boots needed, mine were on the day. Operated on VHF on summit for SOTA with Geoff MW0PYG.G4OBK (Phil)01/10/2016
From Bwlch-gwynt car park. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/09/hafod-ithel-rhos-ymryson-frenni-fawr.htmlGayle18/09/2016
Final hill of a two day South Wales Marilyn mission. From Bwlch Gwynt car park. A pretty wet climb with lots of squelchy bits. Nowhere difficult though. Summit reached in just over half an hour skirting around the felled forestry area en route. My last Welsh historic county top. Chatted with young couple at summit and confirmed route back for them. Descended direct to felled trees. A short section crossing the clear fell with care. Arrived back at car and had a nice chat with couple who had found their way back too.stig_nest16/09/2016
From SN 08538 29304 accompanied most of the way by a calling cuckoo. Track surprisingly soggy. Interesting latches on the gates. Pity the corrugated pub ar Rosebush is no more.Newton Maximus18/05/2016
From CP and col on B4329. Dry (amazingly).geralddavison30/04/2016
Rosebush Foel Cwncerwyn (County Top) Cerrig Lladron - Llanerch Newport 10mraymondwilkes22/03/2016
An easy walk up if a bit muddy on parts of the path from Bwlchygwynt. Missed out on the views when I was there.Neolith03/03/2016
Estimated datePaulineD01/09/2015
circular from rosebush fp NE side of forestry to top, raining very boggy no viewsunderhill06/08/2015
From Tafarn Sinc pub in Rosebush winding through Pantmaenog forest and eventually east at Bwich Pennant and on the the summit. South West back to Rosebush. 6 miles. With Ian&Jo and Dorothy.callumorr26/05/2015
Start ~ 073288. Followed track North East direct to Summit.steve hudson24/05/2015
From GR 073288. With SH.wombourne24/05/2015
With Val. Good large car park at Rosebush and path then track then path to summit. One short boggy section but no trouble. People at summit who had ascended from NW had had a much worse time of the bogs.mike.hoult23/05/2015
From the bwlch near Foel Eryr.mad max26/04/2015
From bwlch near Foel Eryr.ju ju26/04/2015
Walked from car park on B4329 WNW of summit and returned same way. Mostly very boggy underfoot.rlee504004/04/2015
Parked at road col to NW on the B4329, pt 404. Took good trail round north of forest and then direct line to summit, with Jenxnordicstar04/04/2015
From the car park at the pass on the B4329, out and back. Bit boggy in the middle bit but not too bad.SS14/03/2015
1/7 First of long day. Climbed from south on the main rosebush to Crymch road and proceeded up to track from rosebush and simple climb to top from thereFergalh27/01/2015
County top no. 58. There by train from Cambridge to Clunderwen (via Kings Cross, Paddington and Cardiff)and taxi to Rosebush. Walked Rosebush > Foel Cymcerwyn > Bedd Arthur > Crymych, then bus to Clunderwen and train back home. Walking distance 10.1 mls; time 4:57; climbed 1749 feet. A wonderful walk across the hauntingly beautiful Preseli Hills on a warm, sunny September days, although the views were restricted by the haze drifitng in on the easterly breeze (temp 18 deg C).alan.65to7009/09/2014
Continuation of walk from Cerrig Lladron. Took path east to B4329, then bridleway east to forest edge, and path south to summit. To descend, followed path and bridleway SSW along forest edge,then path west down into Rosebush.Man of Kernow130/07/2014