Name:Bryn Gwyn
Hill number:2111
Height:643m / 2110ft
Parent (Ma):2087  Cadair Berwyn
RHB Section:30E: Bala to Welshpool
Nuttall/Wainwright area:The Berwyns
Class:Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Deleted Nuttall
Grid ref:SJ 04257 29562
Summit feature:no feature; thick heather
Col:630m  SJ 04504 29567  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 125
(1:25k) 255
Observations:ground 100m SE is 0.5m lower
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Bryn Gwyn (Final).doc
Comments:Drop measured by line survey as 12.7m confirming status as deleted Nuttall
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill


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Parked at Milltir Garregs Lay-by. Followed boardwalks and quad bike track to Bryn Gwyn then to summit of Post Gwyn and return.stephenbuda06/05/2024
From parking at Milltir Gerrig. Boardwalk path then ATV. Post Gwyn bagged after Bryn Gwyn.Alan Caine17/06/2023
Combined Nuttall walks 7.3 and 7.4: Parked at Milltir Garreg walked down the road 200 yards and picked up footpath most of the way, then final trudge through heather to summit. Retraced footsteps, the up the road to bag Post Gwyn. Followed boardwalks and hard to find quad bike track to Bryn Gwyn then heather slog to summit of Post Gym. Unseasonably warm November day. Finished just before dark.Lazylizzie13/11/2022
From Milltir Gerrig - lots of heather!The Playful Pig12/07/2022
Climbed with Jason Rees28/04/2022
Milltir Gerrig summit - Bryn Gwyn - Post Gwyn - Bryn Gwyn - Milltir Gerrig.Mark Jackson29/10/2021
With JackW, RobN & DaveL. From Pistyll Rhaeadr CP.masmith01/08/2021
xN added to Post Gwyn walk solocolinfielding21/07/2021
Nick Canute02/06/2021
From high point on road. Turned off main path near cairn. Mist and murk! With B and R.jenx13/12/2020
Out and back from Post GwynDan Baddeley12/09/2020
Short diversion off route to Post Gwyn.PGCE20/08/2020
From pull in on B4391 Montgomeryshire, Denbigh border (SJ017305) on way to Post Gwyn. A board walk path heading for the main Berwyn ridge can be used at first before having to cut right over tussock and heather. A nothing of a top but Post Gwyn summit good.Neil Midgley15/09/2019
Parking space for a few cars at SJ 118 306. Round of Mynydd Tarw, Foel Wen, Cadair Bronwen, Moel yr Henfaes, Cadair Berwyn, Moel Sych, Post Gwyn, Moel Poethion, Godor. Descended through fields to track at SJ 110 302. Couple of farmers by the sheepfold didn't seem unduly concerned by our presence.Geoff Briggs01/09/2019
park Millter cerig Bryn gwyn and Post Gwyn duck boards and atv tracksunderhill26/05/2019
From B4391 at County boundary SJ 01730 30479, Then onto Post Gwyn & return same route.Westdenewalker28/04/2019
Parked high on road then track of sorts to duck-boarding which you should leave near obvious cairn to tackle the horrid heather to Bryn Gwyn a P12.7 before the two top of Post Gwyn.Dugswell223/11/2018
3 degrees at spot 464, calm, thick mist, some snow on ground, with Dugswell2. Cursed through the heather, spurred on only by the prize of collecting a deleted Nuttall. On to Post Gwyn.Wycombe Wanderer23/11/2018
Followed the Nuttall's route to Post Gwyn but turned up the hill too soon, seduced by a path which looked pretty good. Needless to say it disappeared eventually and it was all through heather and bilberry from then on. Fortunately not the worst by any means. Then did an out and back to Bryn Gwyn before taking a direct route to Glan-hafon which I thought a nicer hill. Returned to pick up the standard Nuttall's decent to the falls.Herbert Anchovy24/06/2018
From point 486m on road to WNW. Duck-boarding made life easier on first section, but the ATV track SE didn't look as though it had seen any ATV activity for years. Was also very wet and soggy, think yesterday's deluge that had flooded Birmingham must have tracked NW. Continued to Post Gwyn.Aye Jimmy28/05/2018
4/8 (Craig Rhiwarth/Glen Harfon Cygarg/Post Gwyn/Bryn Gwyn/Cefn Coch/Pen Creigiau'r Barcut/Bryn Ilus/Mynydd Mynylld)Fergalh19/08/2017
with roger king didnt relise this was once a nuttallDarren-44313/08/2017
andrew brown13/08/2017
Rambling Ray19/07/2016
As gerrybowes. Very hot day made it hard going even though it is not very steep.clivevilla18/07/2016
Added after Post Gwyn. Horrible hill!Crib Goch15/04/2016
Spotted on way up Post Gwyn from Cattle Grid over Nant y Ffosydd. Wandered around summit area to make sure high point covered then went on to bag Post Gwynmntainman02/11/2015
Parked at entrance to old quarry at SJ01702 30529 – East along good path, much of it duck-boarded, to SJ03429 30360 – Left path at this point & headed SE through heather for about 80m & picked up 4x4 track – Along 4x4 track to within 15m of unmarked summit. (S)gerrybowes06/08/2015
Nuttall walk 7.3 alternative: Bryn Gwyn - Post Gwyn - Bryn Gwynronaldo33329/05/2015
Nuttall walk 7.3 alternative: Bryn Gwyn - Post Gwyn - Bryn Gwynronaldo33328/05/2015
From Milltir Gerrig. Boarded walk east, to pond, then boggy buggy tracks. Good job hot weather.dicky07/09/2014