Bwlchgwyn – Nant-y-ffrith – Ffrith – Glascoed – Bwlchgwyn 5 miles / 2.5 hours

This walk starts at Bwlchgwyn War Memorial (grid ref  SJ263536) on the A525 between Wrexham and Ruthin. There are many fine views of Ffrith Valley and there are impressive waterfalls nearby.  The route passes through Black Wood and Nant Wood on its descent to the former Romano-British settlement at Ffrith, returning along a pack-horse trail and over grazing land.  Many areas of scenic beauty make the walk worthwhile in all seasons.

The route is not suitable for wheelchairs, buggies or small children.


Ample car parking space is available by the memorial.


Please call traveline cymru on 0800 464 0000, text 84268, or visit (external link).


Ordnance Survey Explorer map 256 covers the area.


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