GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brenig Way

31 miles (50 km)

Follow the Brenig Way way from Corwen, in the Dee Valley, to the beautiful Llyn Brenig, in the heart of the Denbigh Moors. The walk passes through Cynwyd, Maerdy and Betws Gwerfil Goch, before following the River Clwyd towards Clocaenog Forest where there are fabulous views of the Clwydian Range AONB.
At Cyffylliogyou then join the River Clywedog leading you to Llyn Brenig where you follow the shoreline to the finish point at the visitor centre. The final section has fabulous views of Snowdonia and also crosses the Brenig dam.

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Brenig Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brenig Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


At the start/finish point in Corwen the Crown Hotel is worthy of some investigation. The historic inn dates all the way back to 1628. The interior is full of olde worlde character with interesting features including pewter tankards hanging from the ceiling. They serve good food and are designated as a Camra Welsh Heritage pub. There's also a snooker table upstairs. You can find them on Bridge Street at postcode LL21 0AH.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Dee Valley also starts in Corwen. The 15 mile trail will take you east to Llangollen on a challenging waymarked trail.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Pont Corwen - - 3157546

Pont Corwen. This riverside town marks the start point for the walk.

Pont Dyfrdwy, Cynwyd - - 170804

Pont Dyfrdwy, Cynwyd. Four arched bridge over the river Dee at Cynwyd, near Corwen.

River Corris flowing into the Clywedog. - - 326996

River Corris flowing into the Clywedog at Cyffylliog.

Cyffylliog - - 1055388


Clocaenog Forest - - 161267

Clocaenog Forest

Ysgol Bettws Gwerfil Goch - - 1919166

Ysgol Bettws Gwerfil Goch

Maerdy (geograph 6142699)


Forestry and Llyn Brenig - - 53138

Forestry and Llyn Brenig. Forestry commission land and Llyn Brenig taken from near Bryn y Gors Goch.