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.
Ample car parking space is available by the memorial.
Please call traveline cymru on 0800 464 0000, text 84268, or visit traveline.info (external link).
Ordnance Survey Explorer map 256 covers the area.
Send us your photos!
Email your favourite digital photos taken on this walks - a selection of the best will be used to illustrate this walk page. Your name will be credited to the pictures. People, buildings, landscapes, wildlife - all sorts of images will be considered, as long as they are taken on the walk. Be sure to state on which walk your photos were taken. Send to email@example.com.
In contributing to our Parks, Country Parks, Public Rights of Way and Walks web pages you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media.
It's important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to our web pages. This means you are perfectly free to take what you have produced and re-publish it somewhere else. Please note that if your image is accepted, we will publish your name alongside it on the www.wrexham.gov.uk website. Wrexham County Borough Council cannot guarantee that all pictures will be published and we reserve the right to edit your comments.
Email us about this walk