GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Ysceifiog Lake Walk

2 miles (3 km)

This walk explores the area around the Flintshire village of Ysceifiog, visiting the pretty lake and the surrounding countryside.
There's some nice trails along the water with peaceful woodland, streams, a waterfall, a climb to Mynydd Llan and country views to enjoy too.


CH8 8NJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Ysceifiog OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Ysceifiog Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Ysceifiog

  • Bodfari - This Denbighshire village is in a good spot for exploring the Clwydian Range AONB.
  • 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


The Fox Inn is a great place for some post walk refreshments. The friendly village pub includes real open fires ond olde world charm. The pub is over 200 years old and serves quality home cooked food. They also You can find them at postcode CH8 8NJ.


Snowy stone bridge - - 132292

Snowy stone bridge by the lake. Stone bridge over the river near Afonwen

Lane bridge - - 132296

Lane bridge

Y Ddol Uchaf Stream

Stream and waterfall at Y Ddol Uchaf nature reserve

Ysceifiog Old Rectory

Ysceifiog Old Rectory

Ysceifiog Church

Ysceifiog Church

Seven Springs Fishery, Caerwys - - 1251450

Seven Springs Fishery, Caerwys

Mynydd llan fields and trees - - 182282

Mynydd llan fields and trees

Ysceifiog Village Hall - - 1585064

Ysceifiog Village Hall. The village hall is situated in what used to be the village school. Attached to the hall is what was once the School house where the head mistress lived. Ysceifiog School closed in 1946, it was the first school in Flintshire to close under the new Education Act.


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