Name:Moel y Parc
Hill number:7519
Height:397.7m / 1305ft
Parent (Ma):2047  Penycloddiau
SMC/RHB Section:30C: Llandudno to Wrexham
County/UA:Flintshire [Sir Fflint]
Topographical area:WN07 Gamelin-famau
Class:Tump (300-399m), Subhump
Grid ref:SJ 11937 70006
Summit feature:ground 2m S of trig point
Col:306.8m  SJ 1210 6899  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 116
(1:25k) 265
Observations:cairn 160m NW at SJ 11793 70080 is 1.45m lower
Survey:Leica NA730 (summit), Trimble GeoXH 6000 (summit and col)
Survey of Moel y Parc.pdf
Comments:Height also measured to Order 2 Flush Bracket (398.02m) on trig point agrees with surveyed height
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 105 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with KFabioski12/03/2024
8/8 (Cefn/Halkyn Mountain/Elysian Hill/Hawkstone Hill/Grotto Hill/Chirk Green Hill/Caergwrle Castle/Moel Y Park)Fergalh17/09/2023
Moel Arthur cp over Moel Arthur and PenycloddiauFlatfield07/03/2023
A walk with Frank from Bodfari on a wet windy day.Lou07/11/2022
as gerry bowesunderhill20/10/2022
Parked at end of road by mast track. Up track across to gate to right of mast then pasture to another gate and up to trig and HP, came back via cairn and other side of fence on faint track on access land to ROW.PeterD18/10/2022
Easy verge parking by start of mast track & NE down road to start of RoW - Along RoW to wooden fencing & meshed gate just before stile into access land - Over fence, SW along fence line to gate & then up over pasture to summit. (S)gerrybowes22/03/2022
A rather lovely circular walk from the Moel Arthur car parkgreboicus16/10/2021
From TV mast. Followed fences past wood then across pasture to trig. Handy gates so no fence climbing needed.mart079709/11/2020
Gwydr Saturday day walk with Lindsey. Met group (16 people) at Aberwheeler (SJ 096693). Route: Moel Y Parc, Offa's Dyke path, Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, return along Clwydian Way path. Approx 12 miles with 2800 ft ascent. Started approx 10am; finish 17.30pm - a lot of stops and an easy pace.Skip05/09/2020
As Skip.Campbell Singer06/11/2019
Offa's Dyke Walk with HarryTarkus13/08/2019
Penycloddiau from the Coed Llangwyfan car park and then on to Moel y Parc. Return back over Penycloddiau.knarf09/02/2019
From road southJamesD197212/12/2018
Parked by entrance to mast site at SJ 126699 then walked 100m back down the lane to footpath. Followed obvious path to summit, climbed fence to visit trig, then out to lower summit at SJ 114703. Returned the same way. Cloudy bright and dry. With LFSkip27/08/2018
As clivevilla.David Evans19/05/2018
Moel y Parc, Penycloddiau, Moel Arthur, Moel Llys-y-coed, Moel Dywyll, Moel Famaukeithouk21/01/2018
Drove up as far as the last drive leading to the mast buildings and parked. Skirted round mast area and up soggy ground to the trig.Aye Jimmy05/12/2017
Moel Famau, Moel Dywyll, Moel Llys-Y-Coed, Moel Arthur, Penycloddiau and Mynydd Y Parc. Nice day after the rain showers stopped!!Alunrees3331/07/2017
On very enjoyable circular walk from Aberwheeler with Bridget and Oscar.First to cairn,then over fence to trig and summit.Excellent views.catman26/03/2017
Parked at end of track to mast, went up that track and climbed a couple of gates to get to the summit.clivevilla02/01/2017
Circular walk from Bodfari. Beautifully warm early summer day, but too hazy for any great views. Hopped over the barbed wire to visit the trig. Pint in the Downing Arms at Bodfari afterwards.Lazylizzie07/05/2016
From the car park at the foot of Moel Arthur. Moel Arthur, Penycloddiau and Moel Y Parc. Cold, wet and generally pretty miserable!!AlunRees3129/03/2016
In bright sunshine with Mart and Daisy then on to Moel FamauJohn Eley27/03/2016
Up mast track from easy parking at end of road up from Afon Wen. No track found above mast so went to left of compound and had to rescue sheep with its head stuck in wire fence- good job I was passing.Mark Sims19/02/2016
As for PeteF.arranc07/08/2015
Great windy run from Moel Famau to Moel Y Parc. Summit and trig are a good bit from one another. Trig located in field to right. Fantastic views.Chris92011/01/2015
Continuation of walk from Penycloddiau. Walked back by Clwydian Way. With MP and JK on a hill survey walk.Man of Kernow116/12/2014
Continuation of walk from Penycloddiau. Took Offa's Dyke path NNW to bwlch, then up by permissive path and then access land to the top. The trig point is situated in pasture over barbed wire fence, not on access land. Stunning views on clear evening to Lakeland Fells, Isle of Man and Snowdonia from the cairn. Returned to bwlch and took Clwydian Way south and forest track back to car park on bwlch between Penycloddiau and Moel Arthur.Man of Kernow121/05/2014
Climbed to cairn via signposted path off Offas dyke en-route to accommodation in Afon-wen. I Couldnt see how to get to trig point as it lay beyond the wire fence so i climbed over. This hill has two faces. The cairn side is beautiful and atmospheric whereas the highest point lies in a grassy Area dominated by the transmitter.Dazingdale27/10/2013
From end of roadtim74715/10/2013
From Afonwenmad max17/09/2013
First hill on linear walk along Clwydian Range.Wheelsy13/07/2013
Not sure if the trig at SJ 11947 69991 is the top. There is a cairn at SJ 11790 70081 which might be higher but it is a tumulus.DARRENG24/11/2012
From moel Arthur car park, via penycloddiau. Final peak of a nice out and back walkHillboBaggings12/11/2012
From Waen Aberwheeler. 6 miles, sunny, solo.Saggers29/09/2012
Walked up from end of public road to trig and top.heavyhorses09/09/2012
A few lumps and bumps around the trig but I made top just South East of trig at GR SJ1194569995. The trig I made at GR SJ1193870004. Hill now surveyed and top made at SJ1193770006, South West of trigAnton19/06/2012
From Bodfari. sunny day. AloneSaggers12/05/2012
On a round with Neil and the gang. Beautiful day.simon and co23/03/2012
From Bodfari. Wet and cold and windier the higher up we went. Constantly steep!Phoenix14/02/2012
From end of public road to mast. Followed ROW NW to open access area then up good path to tumulus. Top is trig in nearby field.PeteF02/01/2012
Circular across fields then back along Clwydian Ridge bagging Moel Arthur (once again), Penycloddiau and Moel Y Parc. Completed Moel Famau and others 2 years previous.DanTrig05/08/2008
First recorded ascentJohnIvor28/03/2005
Carpark beside minor road from Nannerch SJ 13915 66860. Moel Arthur, Moel Llys-y-coed, Moel y Parc & Penycoddiau. 9.5miles 768m.David Gradwell07/11/2004
With: muhc; From Afon Wen up to Penycloddiau then by Offa's Dyke path to Moel Arthur & Moel Famau. Got 6 on Trig Pt. Continued down to Foel Fenlli before walking into Ruthin. Great freshers walk.Ian Baines19/10/1975