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Name:Cefn Gunthly
Hill number:16973
Height:400.8m / 1315ft
Parent (Ma):2842  Heath Mynd
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:SO 33121 94838
Summit feature:no feature
Col:354.5m  SO332945  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
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Survey:Abney level/Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 60 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
3 of 7 starting at the bog car park on 15 mile hike. Straight down from black rhadley to road then over fence with private notice. Up into ferns up steep side of mountain out of view of the house across the roadThe-Z-Man25/11/2023
As part of another walk from The Bog we decided to nip up Cefn Gunthley from the track by the abandoned house. Nice to tick off as has been by itself for a while.greboicus07/10/2023
With Lesley, from col to south. Pleasant round with Heath Mynd.Nick Canute24/08/2022
Parked at road junction to N. Quick up and down the N ridge.PGCE24/12/2021
Easy ascent from col on SE side. Follow path by fence go through gate, then an easy walk to summit. Short detour on way up to Heath Mynd.CXB22/10/2021
From Heath Mynd. Straightforward pasture, no cattle today. Warm and muggy, but a nice spot. Looks like there was a small windbreak at the summit at one point, now overgrown. With Felix.RoguePulsar18/09/2021
From Heath Mynd. Steep path up to a gate fairly flat at the top with Dad.speedyclimber18/09/2021
Watch out for the cows, there are hundreds. Started from the NE probably best but lower.DARRENG17/12/2020
Drove up lane past The Hollies and through gate where there was some room for parking (but limited). Up muddy track and onto Open Access land to pleasant top with excellent views.Campbell Singer29/11/2019
5/5 pleasant and quick bash from heath mynd. Romped down to the north back to nind and the car ready for dinner at stiperstones Inn. Lost a nice compass somehow.tumpawumpa28/12/2018
From Heath Mynd in rain. Indecisive cattle.Wycombe Wanderer06/09/2018
From Heath Mynd ascending alongside fence to pass into next field as HP is to west of fence.PeterD18/08/2018
From Heath Mynd. Butterly cold on top though ok once in the lee of the hill. With KBEstig_nest07/01/2018
Following descent from Black Rhadley, along road and then through gate, over bridge and followed path past ruined house and looping round towards top.Stuzinho02/09/2017
grassy featureless windswept summit near fence with views back to a purple tinged StiperstoneDenise 19/08/2017
Ascent by N ridge to summit fence line. High point a low semi circular grassy area on S side of summit - tumulus ? Good views but cool in the moderate W wind.RichardM19/08/2017
The top is on the west side of the fence, so if coming from the north, at the cross fence, take the stile on the right. There is a gate in the fence to the south of the highest pointAlan Moore23/07/2017
Twelve Tump circuit from Mitchell's Fold stone circle. Path from col to SE. Descended north ridge to track.davidpettit8417/06/2017
Parked on the junction with the main road at SO319979 6 mile circular walk also taking in Mucklewick Hill.heavyhorses28/04/2017
from the south east then onto Heath Mynd.Alan Caine26/03/2017
Mitchell's Fold car park circular. Steeply up N ridge before heading over to Heath Mynd. Private notices in place at gates on either side of West Onny cow pasture - no evidence of the mapped ROW loop on W side of road.Smudge26/03/2017
5/8 Fifth of eight on windy wet day (Cothercut Hill/Rathlinghope Hill/Linely Hill/Heath Mynd/Cefn Gunthly/Knolls/The Paddock/Grinshill Hill)Fergalh28/01/2017
A short and straightforward addition to the Heath Mynd walk.Herbert Anchovy22/09/2016
Drove up past Heath Mynd farm its rough and the middle of the road could catch the underside of your car. Its ok if you drive down one side though. Straightforward yomp up track and fields. Nice summit and another spot worthy of a linger.stig_nest12/05/2016
With stig_nest. On the way up, heath mynd looked incredible!! Baby cows up there too :)Laura.W12/05/2016
From s where track leaves very minor road. I drove in from the s but it is very rough and would have been better from the w.clivevilla21/07/2015
Parking at a very muddy SO 32962 93820, room for one car, 4x4 ideally. En-route to Heath Mynd. Over field gate 60m N of 353m spot height, then field boundary to another field gate after which direct to summit in hill pasture.jonglew25/01/2015
S.S.CRob Pen y Garn22/02/2014
CUHWC Stiperstones day trip, linear walk with Peter and Kerrie; Fishpool - Corndon Hill - Hyssington - Heath Mynd - Cefn Gunthly - Black Rhadley Hill - Stiperstones - The Bog. Lovely countryside, views towards Mid Wales, great scrambling on Devil's Chair.Mark Jackson06/05/2012
CUHWC Day Trip. Walked in different group to MJAGWilliamson06/05/2012
attractive summit & view: pasture. tk from S to col continues W to gate on ridge; v limited parking at start RHW19/10/2003
On a couple of accasions - first in 199?summitsup01/01/1950
Martin R10/09/2022
Ben Rinnes27/09/2020
Tony J29/08/2020
andrew brown19/02/2017