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Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Pumlumon, aptly named "five peaks," as it stands as the highest point of the Mynyddoedd Cambria, the magnificent Cambrian Mountains in Mid Wales. This is a wild landscape on the eastern edge of Ceredigion.

Rising to an impressive height of 752 meters (2,467 ft), Pen Pumlumon Fawr claims its place as the pinnacle of this natural wonder. Notable peaks, including Pen Pumlumon Arwystli, Y Garn, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan, and Pumlumon Fach, each contributing to the enchanting allure. 

Pumlumon plays host to the origins of Britain's longest river, the River Severn, as well as the esteemed rivers Wye and Rheidol. Legend whispers of a slumbering giant who dwells within the heart of Pumlumon, adding an air of mystique and wonder to the already captivating surroundings.

Immerse yourself in activities, such as invigorating walks, mesmerizing bird-watching, exhilarating horseback riding, thrilling mountain biking, and tranquil trout fishing and stargazing. Embrace the sheer magnificence and tranquility of this breathtaking landscape. Follow in the footsteps of the esteemed George Borrow as you traverse the vast expanse of Pumlimon Mountain, venture through the enchanting Hafod Forest, revel in the opportunity to feed the majestic red kites, or simply unwind amidst the awe-inspiring countryside. Pumlumon - Five Peaks is the perfect landscape for all seekers of natural splendor and tranquility.

The hills of Pumlumon offer unparalleled opportunities for superb hiking, highlighted by the renowned Pumlumon Challenge. For those seeking a more leisurely day, explore the captivating ravines and cascades at the historic Devil's Bridge or embark on forest trails catering to walkers and mountain bikers at Bwlch Nant yr Arian. Nestled deep within the Ystwyth Valley lies Hafod, an estate meticulously designed in the enchanting "Picturesque" style of the 18th century. Delve into Pumlumon's rich mining heritage and uncover fascinating stories at the Silver Mountain Experience. Additionally, the charming town of Aberystwyth awaits just a short train ride away on the renowned Vale of Rheidol Railway.

Embark on a journey to Pumlumon - Five Peaks, where nature's majesty and tranquility converge to create an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning to return time and time again.

 

 

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Road Directions

From Aberystwyth, the heart of the Five Peaks area is only 10 minutes drive.

Public Transport Directions

Aberystwyth station is 5 miles away.

Mynyddoedd Cambria | Pumlumon

Type:Mountain or Hill

Cambrian Mountains, Devils Bridge, Ceredigion

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