Pencloddiau Circular Trail (NRW)

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

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

There is also a bridleway that runs through the woodland which is popular with horse riders and cyclists.

The Offa's Dyke long distance path passes across the top of Coed Llangwyfan Woodland.

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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  • Free Parking


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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Moel Famau is in Moel Famau which is part of Clwyd.

From Mold take the A494. Follow this road through the towns of Gwernymynydd and Loggerheads, until you come to a junction with 'Moel Famau Country Park' signposted to the right.

Follow this road for 1 mile, you will see the car park on your right hand side.
Mold is the nearest town or village.

Accessible by Public Transport: Buckley station is 1 mile away.

Pencloddiau Circular Trail (NRW)

Type:Walking Route

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

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* Coed Llangwyfan is four miles east of Denbigh.

Car parking is free of charge.

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.


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).

Coed Llangwyfan Forest (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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