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Mountain or Hill:Mynydd Bodafon

Mountain or Hill

Isle of Anglesey,
LL71 8BG



Mynydd Bodafon is the highest point on the island of Anglesey at 584 ft/187 m - although not in the county of Anglesey - see Holyhead Mountain. Its summit is also known as Yr Arwydd ("the signal"). It lies about 2.5 miles west of the coastal town of Moelfre and a mile south-west of the hamlet of Brynrefail.

The terrain of Mynydd Bodafon varies greatly, from pine forest to heathland. There is a small lake which contains various varieties of fish, a reservoir and three springs coming from the hill. To the east of the hill is found an iron age earthwork. Mynydd Bodafon boasts a large number of birds with various birds of prey include buzzards, a small number of peregrine falcons and the cuckoo is regularly seen.

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Isle of Anglesey,
LL71 8BG


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Map reference: SH 468850  Lat: 53.34005 Long: -4.30209

Mynydd Bodafon can be accessed via lanes west of Brynrefail which is on the A5025 north-west of Benllech.