Name:Mynydd Anelog
Hill number:1960
Height:191.4m / 628ft
SMC/RHB Section:30A: Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula
County/UA:Gwynedd
Topographical area:WN01 Hebog-anelog
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Watershed:Cardigan Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:SH 15198 27222
Summit feature:rock 5m E of small cairn
Drop:151m
Col:40.4m  SH 1733 2893  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 123
(1:25k) 253
Observations:this rock is 2cm higher than base of cairn
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Mynydd Anelog (Final Rev1).pdf
Comments:Promoted to Marilyn status July 2013
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Lovely dawn run.aucuparia14/07/2024
Took the paths up the hill from the Wales Coast path by the cottage. A quick win.PhilipChaston08/07/2024
The road on the E side is very narrow and has neither passing places nor parking places. Limited parking on sloping rocky patch (beware grounding) by phone box at SH155263. The RoW, NE, to Pwlldefaid was an impassable quagmire. Took to tarmac W of phone box for 100m then waymarked tk signed Talcen Foel (ignore any PRIVATE signs, its a RoW). Waymarkers ceased at the property (surprise), go 90 R on narrow PF to black gate and onto OA. To avoid worst of wind-stunted gorse take very thin FP, L, at white houseIsbjorn31/01/2024
Parked by chapel walked all the way around to the other side of the hill to house where there is a path up to summit, down path opposite back toward main pathTribal2er14/10/2023
Lovely little hill, easy path up road to L of Uwchmynydd chapel, then R through gate after 100m. Great views now the rain had stopped.IanHHill31/08/2023
Parking area outside chapel in Uwchmynydd. Public footpaths to summit. With Jill.Dangerous Dave17/07/2023
After Bardsey Island up from track left of the Chapel, then path yo summit. Down over the top then around Coastal Path for bit then path and track back to start. 2.2 mile circuit.JulieB11/06/2023
From the Chapel. Great weather with stunning views - a top tier Marilyn. B (21 months) walked all the way to the summit - her first Bag!huwthomas07/04/2023
Parked just down the road from the start of the public footpath. Nice neighbour let us park on driveway as going out. Left some cider to say thank you. Clear path up and down past an interest gate decorated with lions, muskets and birds.Hippy7712/02/2023
Good, but probably temporary, parking in front of cottage to be refurbed at 155274. Good views of peninsula and Bardsey.lordtonult07/11/2022
Very limited parking to ENE, up good path that heads south initially before turning to NW and up to summit.PeterD14/08/2022
8.8 mile circular from Aberdaron. Along minor roads north-west to Anelog then ascending by Gors Farm up to Mynydd Anelog's summit. We followed the coast path south to Mynydd Mawr (very spectacular cliff scenery here) then carried on over Pen Y Cil and along coast path back to Aberdaron. 625m ascent. Started in glorious sunshine but finished off in sea fog. Quite a few people about.DanTrig17/06/2022
Exhilarating circuit of the end of the Llyn Peninsula from Aberdaron via Whistling Sands and the coast path. Detoured to the summit of Mynydd Anelog on a day of sun, wind and choughs. Masters of the air. Thanks to Lesley and Ikuko. 12.5 miles, 2240ft ascent.GWR Chris03/10/2021
At Tan y Bwlch cottage at Aberdaron for a week. Mixed weather mostly rain. First Mariltn from parking at former chapel at Istolhelyg Bachclimbingkershaw26/09/2021
Walk from Mynydd Mawr campsite with Corrina and boys. Aggressive farmer at Pwlldefaid claiming footpath didn't exist. Nice views of peninsula from the top.fnem12/08/2021
With Evelynjd1609/08/2021
From chapel/phone box. Parking for about 5 cars. Excellent paths - great little hillCrib Goch25/07/2021
This is a straight forward walk via one of the footpaths in Anelog. Not many places to park along the road though. There's lots of ferns but a clear path and markings to show the way.Skarletk09/07/2021
On a trail run from Porth Oer.Wheelsy26/06/2021
Chough-tastic coastal path walk from Aberdaron. Taking in Pen y Cil, Mynydd Mawr and Mynydd Anelog, returning via ROWs and minor roads. 3 hrs, hot sunshine. Cold beer finish.summitter24/06/2021
Up the path from Tynanelog on a dry day, with Tilly and Jack. 1 of 4 Marilyns todaymazz04/09/2020
(Walkers with) Matt Greenhalgh, Julie Greenhalgh, Sue Woodhouse, Torun Mcmoran, Layna Mcmoran, Lee Ashworth, Chris and ??? (Start/Parking point) Uwchmynydd - Bryn-caned - Llyn Coastal Path - Mynydd Mawr - Porth Llanllawen - Mynydd Anelog - Uwchmynydd.redbob22/08/2020
Up the track from the chapel, followed a track through the low gorse bushes to the summit. A lovely bunch of choughs there! Went straight over to join the coastal track then stayed at the hedge boundary to return to the track. Lovely views.pog10010/08/2020
Walked from Aberdarron with L.stever19/07/2020
From chapel/telephone box, made a loop first going up the side of chapel on narrow grassy track, exit to fields up to a pair of cottages, one in multicolours the other with a variety of metal animals etc... welded to gates/fence. Straight up from there. Return headed to right of cottages and picked up alternative track down. 7/7 MarilynN.Morters17/07/2020
From the chapelIWC22/03/2020
from the chapelPaulineC22/03/2020
From the chapel.lenman02/09/2019
From The Chapel. Little Loop 2m total. Good Clear views a bit windy on top.Jephcote8317/08/2019
From Aberdaron along road to path just after Pwildefaid, good obvious path to top, down South track to telephone box (would be a good parking spot for bag and go), back around paths and tracks to Aberdaron. In total took about 1hr 30 mins.JulieB14/08/2019
From SSE starting at chapel and ascending via Bod-Isaf.Topographer5704/08/2019
P near summit of Mynydd Mawr. Used coastal path. Visited Mynydd Anelog, then on return walk visited a little top at SH1440426120 (Llanllawen Fawr?- P20ish)& finally Mynydd Mawr. Quite a pleasant walk-good coastal scenery.ger16/07/2019
After returning from Bardsey. From the chapel.NormanW14/07/2019
2/6 Marilyn for the day. Mynydd Anelog from Ystolhelyg Bach. Started working my way up the Marilyns of the Llyn Peninsular back to the caravan site, after a day on Bardsey Island. (S)silveracorn_alan07/05/2019
https://www.strava.com/activities/4259672914Sleepwa1ker31/12/2018
Parked below Mynydd Mawr and ascended directly. Followed coast path to Mynydd Anelog and returned by the lane.davidpettit8408/12/2018
From chapel. Great little hill with great views.Longwojo18/10/2018
Bus to Aberdaron. Walked lanes to Anelog and the coast path southeast. Straightforward and a great view down towards Bardsey Island and in every other direction.trimarc209/10/2018
From the coast path. Sunshine but very windy.TeasyChris06/10/2018
From campsite at the end of the road to Mynydd y Gwyddel. Circular route along coast to Pen y Cil, then inland on road just before Aberdaron to Mynydd Anelog and coastal path to Mynydd Mawr and campsite. With Gillian. Mike and Harriet joined for the first part. Lovely sunset from Mynydd y Gwyddel after dinner.richard6914/04/2018
A splendid walk with Twice Shy (Alex) from the chapel. Up via the Pwlldefaid path to the east (one short boggy section) and then the cottages below the hill. Nice grassy path to the top, and lovely views. Back via the western path and track.Gill09/03/2018
Feel more at ease with this hill now, after the revisit, because the first time I was up here was before I'd started bagging. Stunning views eastwards right back to high snow covered Snowdonian peaks. And, of course, Ynys Enlli, which we'd only just returned from. Very memorable morning indeed.Twice Shy09/03/2018
From chapel parking to SSW, followed tracks and paths to summit.rhalstead24/12/2017
Pleasant circular walk on well marked paths from Uwchmynydd chapel on a very windy day - great viewpoint though the day wasn't clear. Promoted Marilyn not in my original list.JohnIvor14/10/2017
This was to be a great day Marilyn bagging on the Lleyn in calm weather conditions while my friends got wet walking near Tryfan. I parked near the chapel and had an easy walk up from there. I met another Marilyn bagger from Scotland at the top and had a nice chat on the way back down.Father Ted07/10/2017
With K from Chapel to S. Nice hillAshley25/07/2017
A few more days off work so I reasoned it was time to tidy up my North Wales Marilyns. The expected rough weather scuppered any chance of boating to Bardsey but I decided to visit the missing Lleyn tops anyway. First up turned out to Myn. Anelog. This because when I arrived in Porthmadog a biblical style thunderstorm rolled in. The weather had cleared by the time I got to Aberdaron but the tops were still in mist. Easy climb from the Uchmynydd chapel. Limited views when the mist parted.stig_nest19/07/2017
Easily up from chapel as others and path to summit above top craft cottage. In mist so no views.Lionel Bidwell15/07/2017
Space for several cars near chapel at SH155263 (note that there is another chapel shortly before you get to it). Went up via the track which starts just W of the chapel and heads NW. Circuit via the coastal path and coves on the way back.webmaster26/06/2017
From the church, up the lane to it's left, then gated track to self-catering cottage. More gates and paths to open hillside and straight up ridge behind another cottage. Saw nowt due to low cloud.Minto10/06/2017