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Breathtaking views

There is nothing better than a walk up Twmbarlwm Mountain to get your whole body working whilst... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nanasusu
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Great trek but well worth it

Wherever you start your ascent it is great to look back at the views towards the channel. Keep your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
02081983
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There is nothing better than a walk up Twmbarlwm Mountain to get your whole body working whilst seeing wonderful views of the channel and surroundings. Everyone we met was friendly and chatty. We were in awe of the views as it was a lovely clear...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wherever you start your ascent it is great to look back at the views towards the channel. Keep your eyes open for the wildlife, flora and fauna that change as th seasons do. On occasions in parts there are winberries - very small berries that...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Staying in a wonderful cottage on twmbarlwm mountain ⛰ the views are breathtaking so many wonderful sights to see in the world people don’t realise what they have on their own doorstep I can only describe it as well and truly worth a visit, just...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

walked up the tump as a boy, no road then, stunning views all round especially over the estuary. reopened after vandals set fire to the dry ferns risking the lives of firemen/women and took two weeks to put the fires out completely .

Thank David A
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view's and a lovely place to visit. Was a bit surprised to see that such an amazing place has been denyed any real road signs or public footpaths however luckily I had my wellies and the dogs love mud. A must see view!!

Thank Zoe D
Reviewed 16 May 2018

as a schoolkid back in the sixties we used to walk up here from Ty-Sign school! Some fantastic views can be had in good weather. In bad weather even locals can get lost.

Thank majnz
Reviewed 22 April 2018

What an absolutely beautiful view you get from this spot. On a clear day you can see for miles and there are some amazing walks but be prepared for a good climb. Fab stop offs along the walks to eat your picnics and wildlife and...More

Thank Eirwen H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Nice Walk! A lot depends on weather so be prep for rain! Family and dog friendly would recommend it 100%

Thank zebrowskaaleks
Reviewed 4 March 2018

splendid views of Cardiff and beyond/ We had lovely weather when we walked here so saw everything at its best.

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Just moved into the area and have this 5 mins away. We did the 2.5hr hike which starts off at visitor centre and gently climbs up through woodland and lakes. Ideally download a route map or buy one for 30p at the centre as some...More

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It is a hill at 1,375 ft You can drive to within a mile park and walk the steep pitch to the summit Approach from Risca Road, Pontymason Lane - just past Risca Leisure Centre take a right, at the T junction take a left onto... More
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