Rhyd y Gaseg (NRW)

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Rhyd y Gaseg Circular (one and a quarter miles, 2 kilometres)
Try this lovely mixed woodland, coppice and riverside walk with some towering poplar trees. Includes two fords, a historic weir and waterfall.

Directions
Coming out of Ruthin on the B5105 to Clawddnewydd turn left opposite Llanfwrog church. The car park is on the right after half a mile.

The OS grid reference is SJ 103 556.

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  • Picnic site

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  • Free Parking

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  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Clocaenog is part of Hiraethog Forest.
Ruthin, Cyffylliog, Clawdd Newydd, and Clocaenog are the nearest towns or villages.

The Bod Petryal car park is on the B5105 between Cerrigydrudion and Clawddnewydd.
The OS grid reference is SJ 036 512.

The Pincyn Lys car park - From Bontuchel take the minor road south west and the Pincyn Lys car park is located shortly after the road enters the forest.
The OS grid reference is SJ 060 557.

The Boncyn Foel Bach car park - From the west: take the B5105 from Ruthin and Boncyn Foel Bach car park is signposted on the right, two miles after the village of Clawddnewydd.

From the east: take the B5105 towards Ruthin and Boncyn Foel Bach car park is signposted on the left, about a mile after the Bod Petryal car park.
The OS grid reference is SJ 055 520.

The Graig Ddu car park - Graig Ddu is on the B5105 between Cerrigydrudion and Clawddnewydd at the western end of Clocaenog Forest.
The OS grid reference is SJ 014 501.

The Foel Frech car park - From the B5105 Ruthin to Cerrigydrudion road, take the road opposite the Bod Petryal car park. After two miles turn left at the first crossroads, signposted Pentrellyn-cymmer. After ½ mile the Foel Frech car park is on the left.
The OS grid reference is SJ 026 547.

The Coed y Fron Wyllt car park - Take the B5105 from Ruthin to Clawddnewydd. Opposite the pub in the village of Llanfwrog take the minor road signposted Bontuchel. Turn first left when you reach Bontuchel. After ½ mile Coed y Fron Wyllt car park is on the left.
The OS grid reference is SJ 081 570.

The Coed Efail yr Rhidyll / Pool Park car park - Coed Efail yr Rhidyll/Pool Park car park is signposted on the B5105 between Clawddnewydd and Ruthin.
The OS grid reference is SJ 102 561.

The Rhyd y gaseg car park - Take the B5105 from Ruthin to Clawddnewydd. Opposite the church in the village of Llanfwrog turn left. After half a mile the car park is on the right.
The OS grid reference is SJ 103 556.

Rhyd y Gaseg (NRW)

Type:Walking Route

Clocaenog Forest (NRW), Nr Llanfihangel, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2AS

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Clocaenog Forest (NRW), RuthinThis large forest lies to the north of the B5105 on the Hiraethog Moors. It has some of the best and most well managed coniferous plantations in Wales. It has hundreds of hectares of forest over 50 years old.

Pincyn Llys monumentPincyn Llys (NRW), RuthinWalk up to the Lord Bagot's monument with excellent views eastwards across Ruthin and the Vale of Clwyd There is a small roadside car park and information board. OS Grid Ref: SJ060557

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