Graig Fawr, Cefn Drum

Length: 8.5 miles — Grade: Moderate
Weather: Dense fog; light rain

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Moderately demanding, circular 8-mile ramble, starting out from Pontardulais Station, proceeding through the outskirts of the town, following the route of St Illtyd’s Way to ascend Graig Fawr, passing its trig point (OSBM S2002TP3429). The route returns by following the ridge-line of Cefn Drum, before proceeding through Pontardulais, back to the start. Continue reading “Graig Fawr, Cefn Drum”


Cefn Drum, Graig Fawr

Length: 9.61 miles — Grade: Moderate
Weather: overcast, valley mists, light rain

Moderate 10-mile ramble, mainly across open moorland, along St Illtyd’s Way, passing Gerazim Chapel (disused) and Graig Fawr trig point (OSBM S2002, TP3429), with spectacular views towards and beyond the Loughour Estuary. Continue reading “Cefn Drum, Graig Fawr”