Name:Mynydd Bodafon [Yr Arwydd]
Hill number:1961
Height:177.6m / 583ft
SMC/RHB Section:30A: Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula
County/UA:Anglesey [Sir Fon]
Topographical area:IW01 Anglesey-bardsey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (100-199m), SIB, Clem
Grid ref:SH 47247 85421
Summit feature:trig point
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 114
(1:25k) 263N
Survey:obvious summit
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Early morning hike, up by a public footpath, down mainly jogging on a secundary asphalted road. Very wide view from the hilltop.Pampuco25/06/2024
Walk up from small carpark short walk to trig point summit good views all roundiannotts26/03/2024
Good parking in layby at SH475855. Tk NE for 100m then FP, SW, up soapy limestone terrainIsbjorn30/01/2024
With Mo, Parked for free in Brynrefail and did a 3.5 mile route. Approached the summit from the North, wich made for a scramble through heather and gorse. Best Approached from the South West. Great views of Snowdonia and the Llyn peninsula.gbeniston16/10/2023
Parked on grass verge SW of summit opposite track heading N. Good path to top and there is a small car park just up the track. Great views of Mon and the mountains.jacobrichmond08/10/2023
From gravel car park at SH 4703 8524, 10mins ti the summit, sat about for a while on the base ir the trig point, before returning to the car. Then headed for Holyhead Mountain.chillyman820/09/2023
Ascent with Twiggy from Brynrefail. Glorious day.desperate dan03/09/2023
Went the wrong way at first but soon found an easy path to the top, small car park at bottomTribal2er24/07/2023
12 mile circuit from free car park in Moelfre via Din Lligwy, then returned via the Coastal Path. Very pleasant circuit.JulieB06/06/2023
Misty day on way to ferry from N. With Sal.davechaffey30/04/2023
from hamlet Ty-mawr, up road and via FP then path to summit from NE. Lots of Gorse scratches on descent!IanHHill11/04/2023
With Sian. Space for a couple of cars in a small layby near the forestry access east of the footpath which leads to the summit. Wonderful 360 degree views.Peterb05/02/2023
Second ascentPeteF07/01/2023
Short run with Pauline .. Parked in small lay by at church gate 479860 up lane .. 2nd gravel track on right at 475855 there is a small trod on left that h climbs through heather and gorse to trig .. lovely viewsmilejunkie04/09/2022
Parked by lake, evening ascent up easy path to top. Good views. Then down and across to Barclodiau.PeterD12/08/2022
Parked by Ty-mawr on roadStevooo17/07/2022
Panoramic views, plenty of car parking space on road below.twg2725/06/2022
Parked quite a way downhill in a space to the SW of Barclodiau. Better parking by the pond or at the car park ! Solo.Dangerous Dave21/04/2022
from cp as othersunderhill25/03/2022
Night hike from Lligwy bunkhouse.DanHolme18/03/2022
2/3 Barclodiau then over to Mynydd Bodafon and Pen Y Castell, quick circuit close to the duck pond. Saw a fox really close up which was a treat.nickywood102/03/2022
Climbed with Lo, Will and Morwenna from Traeth Lligwy car park in a circular routeIam_JoshEdwards03/10/2021
Parked in car park (SH 47025 85234) between Mynydd Bodafon and Barclodiau followed obvious path to summit trig point.Tony Hartry29/09/2021
With C. Great views for little effort. Perfect summer evening.David Bremner17/07/2021
As others from car park to SW. Great little hill and great views.gettingonabit19/05/2021
Parked by the little lake with resident heron and coots...up past the car park closed with concrete varriers. Sunny morning short walk before getting back on route to BardseyN.Morters20/07/2020
With: hb; Parked in car park to south west then followed obvious path to summit trig point. Limited views due to low cloud and very windy on top. Returned to CP by same route. This is a lovely little hill.Ian Baines09/03/2020
With: ib; Parked in car park to south west then followed obvious path to summit Trig Point. Limited views due to low cloud and very windy on top. Returned to CP by same route. This is a lovely little hill.Helen Baines09/03/2020
second timeTownshend12/10/2019
Parked on the verge opposite the lake and did a circular walk linking Yr Arwydd, Barclodiau, and Pen y Castell. A charming rocky oasis within the gentle pastures of Anglesey.silveracorn_alan18/08/2019
From bus stop in Brynrefail via Pen y Castell NE top and Barclodiauderrymark13/08/2019
8th top of 11 climbing Penmynydd, Bron Alar, Cefncwmwd, Bryn-teg, Bryn Carmel, Pen Y Foel and Barclodiau, descending N over heather to the road then via fp from small car park to the top. Fantastic views. Descended on a fp to reach road to the West for Pen Y Castell Ne top...Dazingdale17/07/2019
From the little parking area to the SW just after the little loch.NormanW10/07/2019
Quick dash up this hill from the car park to the SW by all the family. Lovely views - not a lot of high ground on Anglesey so does stick out a bit.Ham and Skate19/04/2019
Quick evening round of the three hills here with my brother, from a layby near the lake (didn't know there was a car park was at the base of this hill, should have checked here first!). Easy and obvious path up this one, superb views across the whole island and beyond from the top. Liked this one so much we brought the rest of the family back later in the week.wheresthepath14/04/2019
Parked at SH 476 857, good path to the top, unmarked on the OS. Then onto Pen Y Castell.DanMaisieBex13/04/2019
Parked on road just outside village of Bodafon - Track to Ty Mawr then onto hill at summit and trig. Circled hill on lanes returning via Bodafon Y Glyn and Ty Mawr.briandavies22/12/2018
Parked near the small lake and walked up small paths to Mynydd Bodafon and then Barclodiau.davidpettit8407/12/2018
On way back from Holyhead Mountain. Ten minutes there and back from car park with Rosie. Super hill, not so super visibility with mist beginning to roll inLongwojo16/10/2018
From car park below - easy up and down. Very good views and rewarding for the height. Very windy day with thunder storms threatening, so we'd had to cancel a bog walk in Snowdonia.Lazylizzie28/07/2018
From car park below - easy ten minutes return. Nice little hillCrib Goch12/07/2018
Island visited as part of a week on Angleseyekm16/04/2018
Short walk from car park.rhalstead25/12/2017
From large car park which is just up track to SW. With TJBtrimarc214/12/2017
Third of the day on my A55 bagfest. This is a lovely mini mountain, with wonderful views. A nice dry path to the top from the remarkably large car park to the SW, spoilt only by incontinent dogs and owners lacking poop scoops.Gill25/11/2017
quick up and down from cp to the west.robertphillips05/08/2017
From Point Lynas, tagged onto the end of a coastal walkbardolph13/07/2017