GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog Walks

5 miles (7.5 km)

This pretty village is located in a wonderful rural spot in the beautiful Upper Ceiriog Valley near Wrexham. The scenery around the settlement is really beautiful and there's also the bonus of a historic local pub to visit for rest and refreshment after your exercise.
This circular walk from the village uses part of the Upper Ceiriog Trail and other public footpaths to explore the surrounding countryside. The route climbs to a height of over 1440ft with wonderful views over the valley and surrounding hills. You'll also visit the neighbouring village of Tregeiriog which lies just to the east. There's nice views of the River Ceiriog to enjoy here.

Postcode

LL20 7LD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

  • Upper Ceiriog Valley Walk - This is a circular cycling or walking trail through the countryside around Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog near Wrexham.
  • Llwybr Ceiriog Trail - A circular walk or cycle through the beautiful Ceiriog Valley
  • Chirk Castle - Explore the gardens an wider estate surrounding this 13th century castle in Wrexham.
  • Oswestry - This large market town near the Welsh border has some nice walking trails to try to the west
  • Chirk to Llangollen Canal Walk - An easy waterside walk along a nice section of the Llangollen Canal from Chirk to Llangollen
  • Llangollen Round - Explore the beautiful area around the town of Llangollen, in Denbighshire, on this circular walk, devised to raise funds for the Cancer Research UK charity
  • Horseshoe Falls Llangollen - Enjoy a stroll along the River Dee to these lovely falls on this short walk in Denbighshire
  • Llangollen Canal - Enjoy a waterside walk or cycle along the Llangollen Canal
  • Wrexham - This circular walk explores the countryside to the south of Wrexham
  • Oswestry - This large market town near the Welsh border has some nice walking trails to try to the west
  • North Berwyn Way - This challenging walk explores the North Berwyn Mountains, to the south of the River Dee, in Denbighshire
  • Glyn Ceiriog - This delightful riverside village is a great base for exploring the beautiful Ceiriog Valleyin north-east Wales.
  • Whittington - This Shropshire village near Oswestry has a historic moated castle and some fine canalside trails to try nearby

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village you could head to the West Arms for some post walk refreshment. The pub dates back to the 15th century and has a fine interior with low ceilings, natural slate floors and roaring inglenook fires. They serve high quality dishes in their award winning restaurant. You can find them at postcode LL20 7LD for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a good walk for fit dogs. The West Arms mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Llwybr Ceiriog Trail also runs past the village. You can further explore the village on this challenging trail which visits Bronygarth and Pandy.

Photos

The centre of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog - geograph.org.uk - 1201618

The centre of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, showing the unusual signpost/lamppost and The Hand.

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog - geograph.org.uk - 1201624

The attractive village of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog nestling in the Nant-y-Glog valley, seen from near Penybryn.

Crossroads on part of the Upper Ceiriog Way - geograph.org.uk - 1319388

Crossroads on part of the Upper Ceiriog Way. A long ascent brings wide views over this part of the Ceiriog Valley overlooking Tregeiriog and Nant Caledwynt.

On the Upper Ceiriog Way above Pen y Glog - geograph.org.uk - 1864317

On the Upper Ceiriog Way above Pen y Glog

Sheep pasture near Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog - geograph.org.uk - 2508596

Sheep pasture near Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

Afon Ceiriog (geograph 6992274)

Afon Ceiriog. View from the bridge at Llanarmon.

Afon Ceiriog yn Tregeiriog (geograph 3424952)

Afon Ceiriog yn Tregeiriog. The river showing bank damage following a tree falling over during the recent heavy snow.

Tregeiriog - geograph.org.uk - 269220

Tregeiriog

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