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Name:Moel yr Henfaes
Hill number:3410
Height:584m / 1916ft
Parent (Ma):2087  Cadair Berwyn
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
County/UA:Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych] (CoU)
Catchment:Dee (Flint)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SJ 07747 38597
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:35m
Col:549m  SJ084375  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 255
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 57 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
SoloAimless Rambler25/05/2018
From Y Drum, the previous pleasant pastures suddenly became more awkward heather, but dry. Sizeable cairn on top. Descended heathery slopes to the W to regain track back to Rhos-y-maerdy.Aye Jimmy12/05/2018
3/7 (Moel yr Henfaes(Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top)/Y Drum/Moel yr Henfaes/Pen y Lladron (Cefn Perfedd)/Pen -yr-Eryr/Bryn Du (Y Fawnen)/Mynydd Bach)Fergalh06/08/2017
10 hill circuit based around Cadiar Bronwen. Start and finish on a forestry track not far from Cynwyd. Fantastic, sunny Saturday with hardly anyone on the hills.BobHancock22/04/2017
Parked at 082398 up Welsh water gravel track after asking permission from Board men on site. Followed track to 093389 then west direct to summit. Dry but could be hard in wet weather. With Marli.bolton18/04/2017
Hmmm. My second top was supposed to be the tump north of ceriog forest. But the lane is now undriveable from the dee approach. So in a bit of a mood I drive into the forest for the tops I'm missing up here. Mood brightened when I found there was nothing to stop me driving all the way in ti the bridge over the Tristion. From here the Dewey top was easy picking. This top still required some heather battling though. Lovely top with a nice perspective of the big hills.stig_nest15/05/2016
Moel yr Henfaes, Y Drum, Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, Cadair Bronwen NE Top, Cadair Bronwen, Craig Berwyn, Cadair Berwyn North Top, Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sychkeithouk08/05/2016
Circular walk from Cynwyd passing the old mill and waterfall,then the reservoir and up through the forest to the Afon Lladron.Walking all the way to Bwlch Pen Llandrillo first,then over Y Drum to Moel yr Henfaes.We found a lovely direct path through the cut heather back to the village.8.5 miles in length with nearly 2,000 feet of ascent.mad max06/04/2016
Large parking area just before bungalow at SJ07149 40545 – East along upper track to stile & gate at edge of forest at 084404 – NNE up path/ATV track & then path alongside old fence posts to Bryn-llus – Continued to Pen Creigiau’r Barcut – Cerrig Coediog – Y Drum – Moel yr Henfaes. (S)gerrybowes11/03/2016
Climbed in enjoyable snowy conditions for my Denbighshire Tump completion.Alex C05/03/2016
From Cynwyd (River Dee in spate) up forestry track then direct climb to Moel yr Henfraes (Dewey) through rather damp heather. Onwards from there to the Hewitt and lunch at the memorial (sheep cropped slopes treacherous). Took track back to dry to dry feet and legs out. Good views all round.SS27/12/2015
Horseshoe of 4 Deweys from minor road to E of Cynwyd.RobertP02/08/2015
From single track road leading east from Cynwyd. Parking possible at junction with forest track. Pleasant horseshoe with minimal climbing. Bryn Llus, Pen Creigiau'r Barcut, Cerrig Coediog, Pen y Lladron, Moel yr Henfaes (Nuttall) Y Drm, moel yr Henfaes (Dewey). Good paths and tracks most of the way.ijpowell31/07/2014
Last Hill of 9 reached today on the First day of 6 Hillwalking from Llangollen to Machynlleth. It was a bit of a slog up through the Heather. I saw a rock with around 30 millipedes on it. This was the first hill that I really wanted to climb as I walked the N Berwyn way from Corwen to Llangollen. I found a track that zigzagged down to a fence and over that a large field with a track running alongside.Dazingdale04/05/2014
From Cynwyd, a round of Bryn-llus, Pen Creigiau'r Barcut, Moel Ffarna, Cerrig Coediog, Pen y Lladron, Moel yr Henfaes [Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top], Y Drum and Moel yr Henfaes. A nice horseshoe for this area.rhalstead07/04/2014
Parked easily at end of road to north. Followed track then grass to 7550. Hill is heather covered but plenty of wide paths where it has been cut.destaylor21/06/2013
Horseshoe from Cynwyd with Ruth.davidpettit8404/05/2013
Last one of 4 today on a 11 mile circular walk from Llandrillo.heavyhorses19/04/2013
Parked by gate at SJ 05561 39382, although there is space for a few cars higher up at end of metalled road at Rhos y maerdy. Took lane and green road up to start of access land at Nant y Cwm, then up steeply through grass and heather (one fence to cross, but barbed wire can be avoided) to cairned summit. Returned same way. Brillant sunny weather. Lost camera where I parked. If found, there will be a reward! e-mail me at marktrengove@hotmail.com.marktrengove21/10/2012
eyenose21/10/2012
Parked at SJ067406. First top on circuit of Afon Trystion. Usual Berwyn heather and bracken (:-(chriswatson15/07/2012
Up from Cynwyd. Nuttall's 7.1 to Moel yr Henfaes then back to Cynwyd via Moel yr Henfaes making it 3 Deweys for the day.clivevilla01/05/2011
start~ 077406. Walked up through Cynwyd forest and on a track to just below Pen y Lladron summit then walked S.W. to Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top, then N.E. to Y Drum and Moel yr Henfaes. Descened E. to outward track at edge of Cynwyd Forest. With Wombourne.steve hudson11/03/2008
Denbighshire Dewey bagging, walk 2/2; Cynwyd - Moel yr Henfaes (easy heather) - Pen Bwlch Llandrillo Top - Pen y Lladron - Cerrig Coediog - Moel Fferna - Vivod Mountain - Glyndyfrdwy RHW28/12/1997
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