Name:Mynydd y Cwm [Coed Cwm]
Hill number:2051
Height:304.8m / 1000ft
RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Denbighshire [Sir Ddinbych]
Hill area:Clwydian Hills
Catchment:Clwyd
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Cm)
Grid ref:SJ 07306 76735
Summit feature:ground 6m E of cairn
Drop:150m
Col:154.8m  SJ 1743 6778  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 264N 265
Observations:ground 12cm higher than cairn
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey of Mynydd y Cwm Final.doc
Comments:new Marilyn April 2009
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With Sal doing Offa's from Prestatyn en route to Denbigh Forest widely used by mountain bikers and walkers. Dry 😎 ☀️davechaffey06/04/2024
Dyserth, Gop Hill bike tracks up to summit, on over Marian Ffrith and Y-Foel.Flatfield11/03/2024
Parking area to the east of the hill. Footpath then numerous options of tracks to the summit. Popular with dog walkers and mountain bikers. No access issues. Solo.Dangerous Dave01/02/2024
Starting point was the beginning of the Prestatyn - Dyserth Way. In hindsight I would have made the journey a lot shorter as there was a lot of farmland to cover. Mynydd y Cwm itself was full of mountain bikers and entirely tedious. In hindsight I'd have bagged this at pace rather than making a day of it.flynn07/01/2024
Plenty of parking at SJ080768 where the track leads off the road. This seems to be a popular are for dog walkers. Easy paths to the top through the woodland. Very enjoyable easy hill. The memorial cairn near the summit is a beautiful spot. First of 4 Marilyns today.KevPalmer28/09/2023
park to east near mynydd y cwm plantation entrance track then numerous paths to memorial cairn return OFD path via cwm marian to marian ffrith then OFD and row to Y foel return same way 3 hr with Winnie the cockerpoounderhill19/05/2023
Walking out of Dyserth on Clwydian way, Offa's Dyke Path over Marian Ffrith, through Marian Cwm and onto Mynydd y Cwm, then round Y Foel back to DyserthLancylass20/04/2023
Parked to East, then same route as Dan to memorial cairn and HP.PeterD12/08/2022
Parked east of hill and followed forest track to where footpath comes from north. From there headed south on track and picked up good little path that headed all the way through woods to top. No views on summit. Returned same way. Eventhough this is marked as private land on OS maps it does seem to have a country park feel to it. 66m ascent. High cloud. Afterwards we drove to and bagged Gop Hill and Y Foel.DanTrig11/06/2022
Up track from the east. From the branch track junction towards the summit there has been extensive recent felling which is currently being cleared making progress somewhat tortuous. Summit area still has woodland.vuirich24/03/2022
Parked by the crossroads to the west and waled up path through woods. Nice memorial at summit.Stevooo27/02/2022
1/2 Parked at pub in Cwm then Mynydd y Cwm from the North West using a few tracks in the woods, then cut back down to join the Offa's Dyke path over to Y Foel which has a permissive easy path up to the ridge from the East side, leaving the Offa's Dyke near the farm.nickywood131/10/2021
Prestatyn - Y Foel - Marian Ffrith - Mynydd y Cwm - Gop Hill - Bryn-yr-odyn - St Elmo's Summer House - Prestatyn.Mark Jackson15/05/2021
Plenty of parking down narrow lane. Start on main track and take branch track (not the first one as that heads away from summit). No view at summit but there is a memorial to a plane that crashed into the hillside in 1947.giant_hiker03/08/2020
With Dad from parking spot at SJ07921 76873otis.laws03/01/2020
With OtisGlenford03/01/2020
By forest tracks in a loop over the summit and north top from Pt. 239m on the minor lane to the NE. With SS.Man of Kernow114/11/2019
With Catman.oscarrosie18/09/2019
Parked to East like others after braving extremely narrow roads from Trelawnyd.Reasonable paths direct to top.With Oscar.catman18/09/2019
Up track from East as others, then short deviation up through the trees. Actually made a small pleasant circuit by coming around the back and down track on the other side.JulieB10/08/2019
On way to watch Bala Town v Accrington StanleyLongwojo20/07/2019
Skirted summit along Offa's Dyke PathPeapod2130/05/2019
Easy stroll along tracks and paths from the east.IWC31/03/2019
Mynydd y Cwm efo'r HarryTarkus30/12/2018
Short walk along track and paths from lane to east as described by others.davidpettit8406/12/2018
With: hb; Short but delightful walk up from CP at SJ07930 76857 by gate, up through wood. Left at first path junction then R on narrow path to summit. Memorial on top to aircrash in 1947.Ian Baines10/11/2018
With: hb; Short but delightful walk up from CP at SJ07930 76857 by gate, up through wood. Left at first path junction then R on narrow path to summit. Memorial on top to aircrash in 1947. Helen Baines10/11/2018
2/4 Marilyn day. On a long sweep back on the A55 to the caravan in Snowdonia after a quick trip back to Yorkshire for a scout event. This one a quick round trip of just over 2km through the woods in 35 minutes. (S)silveracorn_alan22/09/2018
A gentle woodland stroll on forest tracks and faint paths to summit memorial stone.Topographer5711/09/2018
Parked on minor lane near Bodlonlas (to East) - Strolled along forestry tracks before finding path to the summit (and Aircraft Crash Memorial 1948). A beautiful place in the sunny warm afternoon / evening. A real tranquillity to this place.briandavies23/06/2018
Good parking to East SJ07930 76857.David Evans13/05/2018
Continued up path after finding a geocache, then found little paths up to the summit and memorial.Alancache25/04/2018
From Marian Cwm, following Offa's Dyke path. Memorial on the summit to the crew of an aeroplane crash in 1947JamesD197220/03/2018
1/7 Marilyn for the day...quick 25mins from the track to the east then forest paths.N.Morters24/12/2017
A gentle stroll to start the day on excellent paths through lovely woods. Totally amazed to have left Hayfield at 6.30 after a night on the beer and to be starting my walk at 8.07. Unprecedented.Gill25/11/2017
parked as others to the east, track then path up through trees.robertphillips05/08/2017
Walk up from small parking area to the east. Found the crash monument slightly off trail at the top of the hill.Sihuws13/07/2017
Walking day on tandem tour.TeasyChris01/07/2017
From 079768 to summit at memorial cairn.NormanW11/06/2017
Tracks and paths from the E. Good parking. Very easy.Minto09/06/2017
With TJB from 079 768 via paths through trees to Halifax Memorial and cairntrimarc224/03/2017
With Val. Parked at the end of the forest track to the east of the summit. Forest track then path to summit cairn and memorial. Returned same routemike.hoult09/03/2017
With MikeVal Deisler09/03/2017
Parked at SJ07930 76858 then walked to summit and Halifax memorial. On to Marian Ffrith and Moel Hirraddug where the wind speeds were crazy. With Mart & Daisy.John Eley26/02/2017
As the others from SJ079768. Gentle stroll. Enjoyed this one, despite the lack of views.Richard Gunn07/02/2017
Beautiful warm day. High velocity rifles in use here according to a sign on the forest track. Lawful?jrj31/10/2016
Small bagging day in the rain after the previous days exertions 3/9 (Cefn Ddu/Moel Tryfan/Mynydd y Cwm/Cefn yr Ogof/Moelfree Isaf/Moel Fodiar/Moel Tywysog/Mynydd Tryfan/Pen-y-Coed)Fergalh16/10/2016
Repeat w Jenx, from same car parking spot, woods to north of track now removed. From the main path remeasured distance to minor path, 150m. Summit cairn tidied up.nordicstar01/10/2016
A nice woodland walk.jenx01/10/2016
With Pete, en route from Warwick to Llandudno- 2nd of day. via forest tracks on N side, parking near where Offas Dyke descends from road. Nice little paths through pleasant woodland to memorial, summit, but no distance views.pwheeler10/09/2016