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Source Walks

Explore the source of the river Wye on Plynlimon as well as other key features there. 'Source Walks' takes its name from the river source on the moiuntain, otherwise known as Pimlimon. Meaning heart and or root here we feature numerous routes to the Wye source over Plynlimon starting with Pont Rhydgaled on the Massifs Easterly side. Amid the amazing vistas you'll find mining history, ecology, fresh air, familiy farms, waterfalls, reservoirs, the rugged Cambrian Mountains and more. Get ready then for Wye 'Source Walks' amid one of Britain’s favourite rivers.

River Wye Source

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Into The Watery Heart

From Nant Y Moch Reservoir you're easily greeted by the most expansive vistas towards the sea in the West and Snowdonia in the North. If you want to see the size of the Plynlimon range from the West and or North this is the route for you.  Read More

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For an industrial yet equally spectacular route up to the Wye choose the route from Eisteddfa Gurig. The Afon Tarennig keeps you company nearly all the way whilst echoes of past mining activity remind you of hard working lives in the mountains. Read More

Choose the longest route up to the Plynlimon source and be rewarded with the most spectacular view from Cerrig Yr Wyn. From this famous viewpoint all you have to do is follow the channel up to the source whilst enjoying a day's hard hiking.  Read More.