Name:Carnedd y Ddelw
Hill number:2011
Height:686m / 2251ft
Parent (Ma):1965  Carnedd Llewelyn
RHB Section:30B: Snowdonia
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Carneddau
County/UA:Conwy, Gwynedd
Catchment:Conwy, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Bridge, Deleted Nuttall
(Bg,xN)
Grid ref:SH 70814 70535
Summit feature:knoll 30m SE of large windshelter
Drop:14m
Col:672m  SH 7087 7032  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 115
(1:25k) OL17E
Observations:windshelter is at SH 70786 70556
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Carnedd y Ddelw.pdf
Comments:Deleted from Nuttalls May 2017. Height measured as 686.0m, col height measured as 672.0
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Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum and Pen Y Castell from Bwlch Y Ddeufan.Alunrees4120/04/2024
with KFabioski26/09/2023
Myself and Hitman9956 had a walk up Foel-fras (944m) from Llanfairfechan, taking in Carnedd y Ddelw (686m) and Drum (771m) along the way. It was a clear day, dull but occasional breaks of sun, and some dramatic views. /Dmeltdiceburg10/09/2023
Day one of Dragons Back Raceemily04/09/2023
From Bwlch Y Deeufan. Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum and Pen Y Castell. 12.88km with 523m ascent in 1hr44m22s.alunrees198330/08/2023
Climbed on a circular route with Yr Orsedd and Drum. Very windy!sconnolly0128/07/2023
https://strava.app.link/Ra3Ww3MORAbJohn22/06/2023
After returning over Drum on route back to Bwlch y Ddeufaen 15.8 kmByPathsLessTravelled06/06/2023
Solo loop from bwlch-y-ddeufaenIam_JoshEdwards18/05/2023
Solo; 1. Drum 2. Foel-Fras 3. Llwytmor 4. Pen y Castellpaulh7903/04/2023
Tal Y Fan, Foel Lwyd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadairalunrees4027/11/2022
From the Aber falls car park on a circuit of the northern Carneddau. The path that traverses above the Aber falls is a splendid route, winding through outcrops spectacularly, and the falls were in full flow. From a ruined sheepfold in the valley above straight up to Llywtymor Bach, then Llwtymor, contoured below the summit of Foel-fras, Drum, Carnedd y Ddelw, down to Bwlch y Ddeufaen, Foel Leyden, Tal y fan then a return to the car park along the track tha5 follows the pylons. 21 km in good timeRockdoctor01/10/2022
Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Dafydd, Carnedd Llewelyn, Foel Grach, Garnedd Uchaf, Foel-fras, Drum, Carnedd y Ddelw, Foel Lwyd, Tal y Fan, Mynydd y Drefkeithouk29/08/2022
Parked at top car park and nice round of fells starting with Foel-ganol and finishing on Llwytmor.Alan Caine06/08/2022
Parked at road end to NE. Followed track then up path beside boundary. Quick up and down.PGCE22/07/2022
From Bwlch y Dduefaen. Followed wall out and back to Foel Lwyd and Tal y Fan then circular route Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadair. Perfect conditions.muzza212/06/2022
Bob & Duke.DukeNukem28/04/2022
From Foel Lwyd down to the Roman Road. Followed wall and fence to summit. Solo.Dangerous Dave20/04/2022
Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadair. From Bwlch Y Ddeufan.alunrees3918/04/2022
Following on from Tal Y Fan, went over Carnedd Y Ddelw onto Drum peak bagging with JessBuckleymon27/01/2022
O Abergwyngregyn - Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell a Pen y Cydgoed.sionbrit04/09/2021
A beautiful circular walk from Bryn Llys accommodation. Noel Faban, Gyrn, Moel Wnion, Drosgl, Bera Mawr, Bera Fach, Gyrn Wigan. Very quiet. Good views into higher tops. With B and R.jenx09/05/2021
Following Nuttalls route solocolinfielding13/04/2021
Tal Y Fan, Foel Lwyd, Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadair. First full mountain day in 4 months post lockdown :)WelshMountainGoat3822/03/2021
QMD 1 from Bwlch Y Ddeufan. Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castel, Penygadair, Tal Y Fan and Foel Lwyd. Mostly great views apart from Drum!!angelfon3711/10/2020
From the car park near Abergwyngregyn at SH 662 770. A lengthy mountain walk, combining 5 Deweys with a high level traverse of the Carnedds visiting Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd, Foel Lwyd, Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, Foel-fras, Garnedd Uchaf, Foel Grach , Carnedd Llewelyn, and Gyrn and Moel Wnion on the way down. A stunning day: warm and sunny with wispy mist over the highest peaks. 32km with 1800m ascent in 9.5h. (S)silveracorn_alan21/09/2020
Followed the wall from Foel Lwyd, then back to Llanfairfechan via Yr OrseddGeoff Briggs02/08/2020
From Bwlch Y Ddeufan. Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadair.alunrees3715/06/2020
From Bwlch Y Ddeufaen. Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell and Penygadair. Very Windy, very claggy and at the end very wet!alunrees050423/12/2019
Climbed with Peter Thirkettlepsburgess23/11/2019
Climbed with Paul BurgessP.Thirkettle23/11/2019
From home in Llanfairfechan via Drum summit firstderrymark15/05/2019
Time: 9.00 - 12.30 (3.5hrs) Weather: Misty Ascent from: SH67581 71621 (Hafod Garth Farm Carpark) Hills Bagged: Foel Dduarth, Foel Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Delw, Drum and Llwytmor.char4chocs11/05/2019
Traverse of the Carneddau from Conwy to Ogwen ValleyClaireb 05/05/2019
Carneddau traverse, Llandudno Jt to Ogwen CottageS4m49805/05/2019
From Bwlch Y Ddeufan. Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell, Tal Y Fan and Foel Lwyd. Lovely DayAngelfon8319/03/2019
From AberDan Baddeley15/03/2019
Parked at top car park, then Pen y Cydgoed, Foel Dduarth, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd, and Carnedd y Ddelw.Wheelsy19/01/2019
Llanfairfechan, Garreg Fawr, Drum; Family walks on the North Wales coast - Route 12; Up and down the same way.WaggaWagg01/09/2018
While doing Welsh 3000s.PeakyPete27/06/2018
On our Trans Cambrian TrekBannor08/04/2018
From the car park west of Cae Coch Farm (SH721715). Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum and Pen y Castell. Very windy on the tops, otherwise a good day with nice views.Lazylizzie23/03/2018
From good carpark at SH721716 to Bwlch Y Ddeufaen and up N ridge to Carnedd y Ddelw, then Drum and Foel Fras. Returned same way as long drive home afterwards.milimana17/09/2017
From Bwlch Y Ddeufaen. Pen Y Cydgoed, Foel-Ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum, Pen Y Castell, Penygadair and Pen Y Gaer. Lovely day, warm and windy!!Alunrees3322/05/2017
Walked with the Walking for Pleasure group.SteveClay08/04/2017
On way to Foel FrasDampandDusty02/04/2017
4 of 14. Pen y Cydgoed, Foel-ganol, Yr Orsedd, Carnedd y Ddelw, Drum, Foel-fras (repeat visit), Llwytmor, Carnedd Uchaf (repeat visit), Bera Mawr, Bera Bach, Drosgl, Gyrn Wigau, Gyrn and Moel Wnion. Start / finish at the carpack at the end of the Aber Falls road. With Jon Collingwood. Repeated 12/04/2017BobHancock24/07/2016
Attempt on Welsh 3000sJohn Eley29/05/2016
Nuttall Walk WN 1.3 The Northern Carneddau from the car park at the end of the tarmac road near Bwlch y Ddeufaen, visiting Tal y Fan, Foel-fras, Carnedd Y Ddelw, Drum and Pen y Castell. 16km with 860m ascent in 5h20m. (S)silveracorn_alan15/05/2016
Parked by bridge at Aber falls.£2 all day. Walked up road to top car park then straight up Foel Dduarth. Steep going on scree & through gorse but great view of whole valley and snow covered tops on gaining the ridge.Then stroll down to col and upto summit of Foel-ganol. On to Yr Orsedd,Carnedd y Ddelw.Drum, out & back to Pen y Castell,Foel-Fras,Carnedd Gwenllian,over Yr Aryg,Bera Mawr & Bera Bach then descending to Aber falls. Great views all daymart079716/04/2016