Wild camping near Nant-y-Moch reservoir pitched just below Plynlimon. My first experience in this latter stage of my life was on the top of Caradoc in the south Shropshire hills.
For the angler who wants to get away from it all Nantymoch is the place to visit.
Nant y moch wild camping. Wild camping in the Peaks – Alport Bridge to Hayfield. It is believed that campsites in Wales are allowed to reopen later this month. Nant y Cyrtiau Smallholding and Wild Camping.
Nant y Moch reservoir. Both lakes are bank fishing only. Nant yr Arian forest area has a purpose-built mountain biking trail with showers and facilities to clean your bicycle after your ride.
There is a car park at Nant-y-moch Reservoir or you can drive northeast along the minor road that skirts the reservoir where there are several laybys. Follow road through to Nant Y Moch Reservoir – keep bearing right and head for the North Eastern fringe of the Reservoir. So it was a short day and.
I turned left descending towards the eastern arm of the sinewy Nant-y-moch Reservoir. Camping overnight in the shadow of Cadair Idris the second highest peak in Snowdonia National Park. There are also excellent trails for mountain biking in this area with the Lon Cambrian passing the campsite.
Turn left on this road pass a pumping station a prospective alternate start point at SN764867 and then uphill to a crossroads. Plynlimon Wild Camping Essentials. I never sleep all that well when camping but in weather like this it hardly matters.
Nantymoch the much larger and wilder lake 680acres provides a huge expanse of wild brown trout fishing typically small but worthy opponents. The route up is along the track opposite your car parking space. Midway between the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia and within striking distance of Aberystwyth the region is blessed with spectacular remarkably unspoilt scenery perfect for hiking wild camping and stargazing.
You turn left and into the beautiful mountain road to. 191m 627 feet Recommended map. Nantymoch is fly only but on Dinas spinning and worming are also allowed.
Rising above is the hulk of Plynlimon the highest point in the Cambrians 752m and source of both the Severn and the Wye. Distance to Llyn Llygad. We however have made the decision NOT to reopen this year.
Track from the north-east of Nant y Moch going north. I had planned for the last night of the trip to be spent just north east of Nant-y-Moch and my girlfriend and some friends would meet me there. Wed like to wild camp in as a remote a wood as we can find in the Elan Valley in Wales as it is a dark sky reserve and we want to stargaze at night.
One of the finest spots I can recall to watch a sunset. So youll have to er do what wild campers do or install a porta-potty in your campervan. A degraded tarmac road makes for a thrilling downhill to Blaenycwm.
Continue left and downhill with some magnificent views of the dam. The Elan Valley Reservoirs Nant-y-Moch dams and Llyn Gwyn are rewarding areas for. It has been in the news recently with regards to the wind farm proposed for the forested area to the north and east of the reservoir.
The Cambrian Mountains should be a tourist hotspot. And a darker shot of the moon. High in the barren uplands of the Cambrians lies the twisting wild reservoir of Nant-y-Moch with long shale shores many coves and an empty road hugging its southern shores.
Look for a slight flat grass verge prior to a cattle grid and fence. Hi Im planning a 2 night trip in October. Presumably if you want to go proper wild wild camping youll be away from any of the public toilets and naturally due to the risk of vandalism most public loos close at dusk countrywide.
Nant-y-Moch reservoir is a large standing body of water created in 1964 to help service the increasing demands of water usage in England and Wales. An isolated hill overlooking the sea with a flat spot on the summit. Ruined building near Machynlleth Wild camp spot along a 44 route near Pantperthog.
Turn right at Ponterwyd. We also want to set up a camp over 2 days and improve it and practice camp craft. 20 Oct 2011.
We will pack up camp and head north to the trails around Nant Yr Arian Nant Y Moch and over to the Dyfi Estuary. Route Nant y Moch – Y Garn – Pumlumon Fawr – Pumlumon Fach – Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan – Pen Pumlumon Arwystli – Llyn Lleigad Rheidol – Nant y Moch Parking Grass verge at Nant y Moch Reservoir Free – Grid Ref SN767871 Mileage 103 miles Terrain Rough pathless moorland mountain paths and farm tracks. Yet the region dubbed the Green Desert of Wales in reference to its sparseness of population rather.
This has been a very difficult decision to make however we believe that it is in the best interest us our Smallholding and our immediate community. Therefore I was faced with a section that put me under Plynlimon and north of the Nant y Moch reservoirs overnight this was an enforced wild camp but a very enjoyable experience. The reservoir road contours around Pumlumon Fach and emerges onto a beautiful minor road on the banks of Nant-y-Moch reservoir.
Wednesday 23rd June 2021. 34km 212 miles Height Gain. The Hafren forest offers perfect wild camping opportunities.