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Name:Banc y Llyn
Hill number:5267
Height:280m / 919ft
Parent (Ma):2283  Mynydd Sylen
RHB Section:32B: Carmarthen to Vale of Neath
County/UA:Carmarthenshire [Sir Gaerfyrddin] (CoU)
Catchment:Loughor, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
(Hu,Tu,2,Cm)
Grid ref:SN 57966 15789
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:129m
Col:151m  SN559132  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 159
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 47 users)ByDate of Ascent
from ben lay by path very overgrown preferably dont do in summer then on to TPunderhill17/08/2019
From the layby to the west. Faint path through the bracken which petered out half way up. Not too bad but would be easier in Winter.clivevilla17/10/2018
From lay- by on B Road... Blowyvegibagger03/01/2018
Easy walk from layby on B4297, afterwards continued to trig.Tony J26/02/2017
Pleasant hill and nice path from pull in to SW Bitingly cold wind so didn't linger.Mark Sims26/01/2017
Trust the path; it seems to go beyond and below the top but a faint branch curves back round to reach the cairnColin Crawford30/06/2015
Rough path from road.rhalstead05/04/2015
2/9 Parked at bend on road and followed track to top like the others fine viewsFergalh29/01/2015
Parking roadside at SN 58505 15945. Visited trig pillar first, then onto hill summit via small path (starting at SN 58265 15692) through fern/bramble etc. No path for final 75m or so; up steepish rocky, heather covered slope to summit.jonglew23/06/2014
park on bend on 4297. signed narrow path through chest high bracken to tumulus now made into two windbreaks.arranc07/10/2013
Drive by tump. Did while visiting mum on route to do 8 Tumps in an hour. Watch out for the horses on top!steverd30/07/2013
From SN 578 156 - winter vegetation an advantage.summitsup19/02/2013
Easily parked on bend to SSW. Good narrow signposted path through heather. Easy stroll.destaylor02/09/2011
Pretty little top - shame about the brackenMartin R26/07/2011
From B road to SW via overgrown path on sunny afternoon. Large ancient cairn + nearby rocks.Dugswell201/07/2011
From road to SW.chrisbien10/05/2011
Short stroll from the B roadtim74730/04/2011
Easy stroll in drizzle at dusk. Large ancient cairn on summit. Felt much higher than adjacent 273m spots at trig and to SW. There is a 280m spot height on large scale map.chriswatson08/11/2010
Visited on return from triangulation point. Parked on minor road by track to mast.Dusty10/10/2007
rough heathery summit; W summit 2-3m higher than trig. prob best from road to W: bad gorse from E RHW16/08/2003
Alex C20/09/2019
abbo000101/08/2019
ianwatson03/06/2019
thenomad28/09/2018
Robert Kemp17/06/2018
softsquare13/06/2018
GaryJones15/09/2017
MM18/04/2017
KM18/04/2017
Adrian17/03/2016
Chris Peart30/06/2015
dicky12/03/2015
Campbell Singer31/01/2015
Alan Whatley06/09/2014
GordonAdshead21/08/2013
Anton04/08/2013
carole engel04/08/2013
Rob Pen y Garn23/04/2013
RobertP27/11/2012
mae04/02/2012
andrew brown28/08/2011
AndyS10/06/2011
iaindbrown27/10/2010
DARRENG14/07/2009
chalky195329/04/2008
stevent080917/12/2007
andrew.allum01/01/2000