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Saint and hare, with name on green/blue discPererindod Melangell

24 km / 15 miles

Powys
This challenging linear walk on the eastern fringes of the Cambrian Mountains/Berwyn traces a route between the Vyrnwy and Tanat Valleys, trodden in centuries past by pilgrims, quarrymen and drovers. Itís an undulating route with long climbs linking the valley floors with huge tracts of open moorland.

Experienced walkers should have no difficulties in completing this walk in one day. Recreational walkers may find it better split in two, breaking the route at Llanwyddyn, where there are plenty of facilities based around Lake Vyrnwy.

St Melangellís Church is named after a saint, who as legend says hid a hare under her robes so it could escape being killed by a prince and his huntsmen. The prince was so impressed with her godliness that he gave her the valley and she established an abbey there. She is depicted on the waymark symbol.

It links with the Ann Griffiths Walk (7 miles and on OS mapping).


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Saint and hare, with name on green/blue disc
Waymark
Saint and hare, with name on green/blue disc
Attributes
Challenging; Moorland
Start
SJ032154 - Pont Llogel, Powys
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Finish
SJ053261 - Llangynog, Powys
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Booklet
Pererindod Melangell Walk (Powys County Council)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
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Belle Vue Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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24 Km
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Belle Vue Cottage  (bookable online)
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24 Km

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Route Profile:

25.4 Km (15.8 miles)
1,043 m (3,422 ft) ascent
499 m (1,637 ft)  maximum height