Mynydd y Lan from road A467
Mynydd y Lan


Estimated net time 1-2 hours
Difficulty No difficulties.
Drinking water No stable access to running water.
GSM coverage Coverage throughout the route (December 2014).
Parking Room for a couple of cars at trail head.
Start height 70 metres
Vertical metres 315 metres for the roundtrip.
Trip distance 5.4 km
GPS-file X


Route photo



From Bristol drive west on road M4, signed for south Wales. Exit at junction 28 and follow signs for road A467. In the round about after the exit do almost a full circle and drive road A467 1.2 km (0.75 mi) to a round about. Stay on A467 another 8.6 km (5.3 mi) to a round about. Go 270 around the round about and continue another 330 metres on A467. Exit left to an industrial estate and park before a gate on the right hand side after a few metres.

Start your hike by following the forest road behind the gate, and fork left onto a smaller forest road after 1.0 km. Follow this forest road uphill through left, right and left hair pins, and then walk 550 metres south to where the forest road makes a sharp right. Leave the forest road at this point and head uphill on a path. Follow the path 280 metres west and then turn a little right (north-west) and find your way across grassy terrain to the summit, which is marked by a stone (plaque).

Descend by reversing your ascent route.



16. December 2014

I was spending a few days in our Bristol office together with colleague Trond, and we decided to try our luck on bagging a hill this wet and windy Tuesday evening. We changed into hiking gear at work and reached trail head at 19:15. After some messing around we found the summit in the dense mist, took one photo, and headed back down.

Photos 16.12.2014