Walks And Walking – Corwen Walking Festival 2013

Walks And Walking – Corwen Walking Festival 2013 – 31st August and 1st September

This photograph was tweeted in by Steve Layt, Centre Manager of Yr Hen Felin in Cynwyd and coordinator of the Corwen Walking Festival. Caer Drewyn is an iron age hillfort overlooking the valley of the Afon Dyfrdwy near Corwen, Denbighshire.

View From Caer Drewyn Walk at Corwen Walking Festival

View From Caer Drewyn Walk at Corwen Walking Festival

The Corwen Walking Festival includes walks around Corwen itself to find out about the history of the Town to a high level ridge walk along the Berwyn which reaches over 800 metres in height. There are guided walks on both days and you have the choice of doing a full day walk or with some of the shorter walks you could do one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

The area around Corwen is in the Clwydian and Dee Valley Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and even from the main car park in the heart of Corwen you can see why. Just looking up you will see the Caer Drewyn hillfort looking down over the town. Corwen is situated on the A5 at one end of the magnificent and majestic Dee Valley.

Most of the walks are free and start at 9 – 9.30am but check here for full details.

All walks are professionally organised and there is something suitable for all abilities.

Guided walks include:

Corwen Town walk (3km)

Caer Drewyn Hillfort (3.6km)

Pen Y Pigyn to the viewpoint and back into Corwen via the Dagger Trail (2.5km)

Liberty Hall via Pen Y Pigyn back via Cynwyd (13km)

North Berwyn Way starting in Llangollen (24km)

Moel Fferna via Cynwyd down to Carrog and back to Corwen (20km)

Moel Fferna via Cynwyd on to Glyndyfrdwy back to Corwen (27km)

Dee Valley Way starting from Llangollen (20km)

Brenig Way split into two days (26km)

North Glyndwr Trail (35km)

Berwyn Ridge walk from Pistyll Rhaeder back into Cynwyd then into Corwen (21km)

As well as the Church and Chapel Walk, Rhug Historical Walk, Ponderosa to Corwen, Tree Hunting Walk, Gro Isa Walk, Gorge Walk, Caving Walk, Cadair Bronwen from Hendwr, Nordic Walk and a Geocache Walk

One response to “Walks And Walking – Corwen Walking Festival 2013”

  1. Steve Layt says:

    If you are driving down the A5 over the bank holiday weekend and drive through Corwen look out for the festival banners on the lamppost and the feather flags for the event. If anyone wants a free walking map for the area email us and we will post one to you. Corwen is a great venue for walkers and for the festival we have free parking.

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