Coed Llangwyfan Forest (NRW)

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Coed Llangwyfan Forest is four miles east of Denbigh. It rises very steeply from the stream at its base and up on to the summit slopes of the Clwydian Hill near Penycloddiau.

The Offa's Dyke long distance path passes across the top of Coed Llangwyfan Woodland. There is also a bridleway that runs through the woodland which is popular with horse riders and cyclists.

There are three walks that start from here; two go to hillforts and all three offer great views:

Coed Llangwyfan Circular 2 miles / 3 kilometres
The Coed Llangwyfan Circular Trail is a walk with a gradual descent through the forest, passing by a range of different habitats and tree species along the way.

Moel Arthur Circular Trail 2.5 miles / 4 kilometres
The Moel Arthur Circular Trail takes a steep climb to the summit of Moel Arthur with its prominent 2,500 year old Iron Age hillfort and panoramic views. The return route goes around the foothills.

Pencloddiau Circular Trail 2.5 miles / 4 kilometres
The Penycloddiau Circular Trail is a walk through the forest with a gradual climb to the open summit of Penycloddiau and its giant Iron Age hillfort and spectacular views. The return route goes around the lower ramparts.

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  • Circular Route

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the roundabout on the A525 south of Denbigh, follow the minor road signposted to Llanddyrnog. Go straight on at the next roundabout across the B5429. Turn left at the next junction and follow this road to the top of the hill and Coed Llangwyfan car park is on the left. The OS grid reference is SJ 138 667.

Coed Llangwyfan Forest (NRW)

Type:Walking Route

Moel Famau / Clwydian Range (NRW), Nr Mold, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 5LH

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Moel Famau Country Park (NRW), MoldMoel Famau Country Park, 2000 acres of important upland landscape, and forms part of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding natural Beauty (AONB).

Pencloddiau Circular Trail (NRW), MoldCoed Llangwyfan Forest rises very steeply from the stream at its base and up on to the summit slopes of the Clwydian Hill near Penycloddiau.

Coed Nercwys Forest (NRW), MoldCoed Nercwys Forest is a conifer woodland which provides an excellent habitat for wildlife – look out for birds such as buzzards, gold crest and coal tits.

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