GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Upper Ceiriog Valley Walk

14 miles (22 km)

This is a circular cycling or walking trail through the countryside around Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog near Wrexham.
The trail takes you on a tour of the beautiful Ceiriog Valley with views of the River Ceiriog, rolling hill scenery, rushing waterfalls and a visit to the village of Pandy. For cyclists a mountain bike is advised as the trail is quite rugged in sections.

Upper Ceiriog Valley Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Upper Ceiriog Valley Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog you could enjoy a pit stop at the noteworthy West Arms. 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.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To explore the valley further you can pick up the Llwybr Ceiriog Trail which explores the area to the east of this trail. It is coincident with this trail around the village of Pandy.
The Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog Walk uses the trail to create a circular walk through the area.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Upper Ceiriog Way - geograph.org.uk - 281751

The Upper Ceiriog Way, a long distance footpath, crosses the moorland between Llangollen and Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog.

Waterfall on the Upper Ceiriog in July - geograph.org.uk - 2507948

Waterfall on the Upper Ceiriog in July

The Afon Ceiriog in the Upper Ceiriog Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1863995

The Afon Ceiriog in the Upper Ceiriog Valley

The chapel at Pentre in the Upper Ceiriog Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1863979

The chapel at Pentre

Grazing in the Upper Ceiriog Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1863961

Grazing in the Valley

View over part of the Ceiriog Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1864271

View over part of the Ceiriog Valley. Near to Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Wrexham/Wrecsam, Great Britain. Taken from a footpath to the south east of the village that climbs up Pen y Glog towards the Upper Ceiriog Way footpath.

The upper reaches of the Nant Maengwyn - geograph.org.uk - 1205105

The upper reaches of the Nant Maengwyn. This is a tributary of the Afon Ceiriog.

Part of the Upper Ceiriog - geograph.org.uk - 2507941

Summer view of the valley.

GPS Files

GPX File

Upper Ceiriog Trail.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Upper Ceiriog Trail.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)