GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bodfari Walks

2 miles (2.8 km)

This Denbighshire village is in a good spot for exploring the Clwydian Range AONB.
This circular walk from the village climbs to the Moel-y-Gaer Hill fort which stands on a hill to the north of the settlement.
You can follow a section of the Offa's Dyke Path up to the hill where there are some fine views of the valley of theRiver Wheeler. The Iron Age fort stands at a height of 200m (656ft) making it one of the smaller forts in the Clwydian Range.
To continue your walking in the area follow the Offa's Dyke Path south to climb to Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur where there's some lovely heather and more great views. The Clwydian Way also passes through the area and is a great way of exploring the mountains.

Postcode

LL16 4DA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Walks near Bodfari

  • Moel Famau Country Park - Climb to the top of Moel Famau mountain on this circular walk through the stunning Moel Famau Country Park
  • Penycloddiau - This circular walk climbs to the ancient hill fort at Penycloddiau in the Clwydian Range.
  • Moel Arthur - This short climb follows the Offa's Dyke Path from the Clywd Forest to Moel Arthur in the Clwydian Range AONB
  • Moel Y Parc - This walk takes you up to the transmitting station on Moel Y Parc in the Clwydian mountain range.
  • Offa's Dyke Path - This incredible 177 mile trail starts on the River Severn Estuary in Gloucestershire in England before taking you over the border into Wales and on through some truly splendid mountainous scenery
  • Denbigh - This market town is located in the north east of Wales in the county of Denbighshire
  • Ysceifiog - This walk explores the area around the Flintshire village of Ysceifiog, visiting the pretty lake and the surrounding countryside.

Pubs/Cafes

The Dinorben Arms is a great place for some rest and refreshment after your exercise. The historic pub sits in a lovely location next to St Stephen's church. There's a splendid outdoor terrace where you can enjoy views over the countryside with your meal. You can find them at postcode LL16 4DA for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a fine dog walk. The Dinorben Arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just a few miles to the east is Ysceifiog where you can enjoy a stroll around the lake to a pretty waterfall.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Clwydian Range Walks page.

Photos

The Downing Arms, Bodfari - geograph.org.uk - 1892917

The Downing Arms, Bodfari

Farmland at Bodfari - geograph.org.uk - 109926

Farmland at Bodfari. Pastureland at Bodfari looking over towards the Clwydian Hills in the distance

Moel y Gaer, Bodfari - geograph.org.uk - 1323586

Offa's Dyke Path towards Bodfari: Grove Hall Farm nestling in trees in the mid-distance, and the hill fort of Moel-y-Gaer on the horizon

Maes-y-Graig, Bodfari - geograph.org.uk - 1332263

Maes-y-Graig, Bodfari

Offa's Dyke Path approaching Coed Moel-y-Gaer - geograph.org.uk - 1332278

Offa's Dyke Path approaching Coed Moel-y-Gaer

View towards Adwy-wynt - geograph.org.uk - 1335726

View towards Adwy-wynt. View from the Offa's Dyke National Trail below the hill fort on Moel-y-Gaer.

Stile on Moel-y-Gaer - geograph.org.uk - 1335710

Stile on Moel-y-Gaer

St Stephen's Church Bodfari - geograph.org.uk - 606624

St Stephen's Church Bodfari

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