GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Carn Ingli Walk

2 miles (3 km)

This walk climbs to Carn Ingli mountain in thePreseli Hills of Pembrokeshire. The area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its rare flora and fauna.There's also a number of fascinating ancient sites, wonderful geology and some stunning views to the Pembrokeshire coast.
You can start the walk from the public car park just south of the village of Newport. From here you can pick up the old railway trails heading west to the hill summit. Here you will find the Iron Age Carningli Hillfort, one of the largesthillfortsin west Wales. The expansive site includes a series of substantial stone embankments, natural rock cliffs and scree slopes. There's also terraced enclosures,hut circlesand rectangles with some areas dating from the Bronze Age.
From the 346m (1,135ft) summit there are wonderful views to the coast and the surrounding hills.
To explore the area further head south east to pick up the Preseli Hills Golden Road.

Carn Ingli OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Carn Ingli Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north east there's more ancient history at the photogenic Pentre Ifan. Here you will find the most well preservedneolithicdolmeninWales and more great views.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

On Carn Ingli - geograph.org.uk - 2577882

On Carn Ingli (Angel Mountain)

Carningli Tramway - geograph.org.uk - 1754058

Carningli Tramway. This tramway, abandoned for 75 years, conveyed stone to the valley. A few iron sleepers are still visible.

Lower outcrop on Carningli - geograph.org.uk - 3560279

Lower outcrop on Carningli

Carningli fort from Carningli common looking east - geograph.org.uk - 331090

Carningli fort from Carningli common looking east. This is the fortified summit of Mynydd Carningli viewed from the plateau known as Carningli Common, due west. The path, used by both sheep and people, leads towards Mynydd Caregog and Bedd Morys.

Possible hut circles on Carningli Common - geograph.org.uk - 2577655

Possible hut circles on Carningli Common

Cairn on Newport Common - geograph.org.uk - 3554722

Cairn on Newport Common

Carn Ingli - geograph.org.uk - 4029783

Stone wall and amazing view

Top of Carningli, Newport - geograph.org.uk - 3892790

The striking rocky top of Carningli

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GPS Files

GPX File

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