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Cader/Cadair Idris meaning 'Chair of Idris' from the giant warrior poet of Welsh legend. Rugged summits, glacial lakes and a mossy wooded gorge cover over 450 hectares of breathtaking landscape.

 

Managed by the National Trust, the Sugarloaf is one of the highest peaks in Monmouthshire and offers fantastic walks & views overlooking Abergavenny.

National Trust

 

Abergwesyn Commons, on the southern edge of the Mid Wales Cambrian Mountains, is a wild and ancient landscape with far-reaching views. The commons stretch for 12 miles between the Nant Irfon valley in the west and Llanwrthwl in the east.

 

Holyhead Mountain (Mynydd Twr in Welsh: from (pen)twr, meaning "stack") is the highest point on Holy Island at 722 ft and the highest in the county of Anglesey.

In or near Holyhead

 

Moel Cynghorion (The Bare Hill of the Councillors) lies several miles north-west of Snowdon and forms part of the Moel Eilio Horseshoe walk; it is 2,211 ft high.

In or near Llanberis

 

Glyder Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia located south-east of Llanberis, the highest peak in the Glyderau range at 3,284 ft (just over 1,000m), having had its height recalculated in 2010 using GPS.

In or near Llanberis

 

Mynydd Bodafon (Bodafon Mountain) is the highest point (584 ft/187 m) on the main island of Anglesey. Its summit is also known as Yr Arwydd ("the signal").

In or near Moelfre

 

Crib Goch is 3028 ft (923 m) high and is described as a "knife-edged" arête in the Snowdonia National Park. The name means red ridge in Welsh, referring to the serrated ridge and the colour of some of the rocks.

In or near Llanberis

 

At 3156ft, Yr Elen is the ninth highest mountain in Snowdonia. It lies on a short ridge running west-northwest off the main north-east to south-west ridge of the Carneddau.

In or near Bethesda

 

Y Garn is a 3,107 ft high mountain in Snowdonia, located north-west of Capel Curig.

In or near Capel Curig

 

At 3010ft (917m), Tryfan is the fifteenth highest mountain in Wales and offers a wealth of scrambling and climbing possibilities.

In or near Capel Curig

 

The Welsh name for Snowdon is 'Yr Wyddfa' which means 'the tumulus'. At a height of 3,560 ft (1,085 m), Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the second highest peak in the UK.

In or near Llanberis

 

Yr Eifl, 'The Rivals' in English, rises sharply from the north coast of the Lleyn Peninsula.

In or near Pwllheli

 

Mynydd Mawr is 2290 feet high and is situated approximately 4 miles west of Snowdon itself, overlooking Llyn Cwellyn and being the northern outlier of the Moel Hebog group.

In or near Betws Garmon

 

Bwrdd Arthur (Arthur's Table in English), also known as Din Sylwy, is flat topped limestone hill on the island of Anglesey.

In or near Benllech

 

Glyder Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia located south-east of Llanberis, the second highest peak in the Glyderau range at 3,261 ft (994m).

In or near Llanberis

 

At 3,209 ft, Pen yr Ole Wen is the seventh highest mountain in Snowdonia and in Wales. It is the most southerly of the Carneddau range. It is the same height as England's highest peak, Scafell Pike.

In or near Llanberis

 

Cadair Berwyn mountain summit (Y Berwyn or Mynydd y Berwyn) in north-east Wales is the highest point in the Berwyn range at 2723 ft (830 meters).

In or near Oswestry