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  Walking up Pumlumon mountain: introduction
Pumlumon (pronounced "Pimlimmon", and sometimes anglicised to "Plynlimon") is a massif rather than a single summit.
Its highest point, and the highest point in the Cambrian Mountains, is Pen Pumlumon Fawr (2468 feet or 752 metres).
The route to Pen Pumlumon Fawr from Eisteddfa Gurig (at the highest point of the A44 road) is awful.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~hills/walking/walks/pumlumon.htm   (382 words)

 Plynlimon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plynlimon (anglicised from Pumlumon in Welsh, meaning "Five Peaks") is the highest point of the Cambrian Mountains in Wales.
The highest point of the massif itself is Pen Pumlumon Fawr at 752 metres.
The longest river in Britain, the River Severn, has its source on the mountain, as do the the rivers Wye and Rheidol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pumlumon   (104 words)

 Meet Report: Maesnant centre, on the slopes of Pumlumon, 1-3 October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This "compact" bunkhouse really was in the middle of nowhere, on the shores of Nant y Moch reservoir, 360m up Pumlumon, and some distance from the electricity supply (there were gas lights and heaters.
But Sarah, Clare and Hazel were enjoying themselves so much that after Pumlumon they went on up another hill on the other side of the valley while I headed for an afternoon nap.
Saturday evening was the highlight of the weekend as most people stayed in the bunkhouse to display an impressive variety of gourmet cooking, with Wayne's chicken in stilton sauce with steamed vegetables and summer fruit pudding with amaretto biscuits the piece de resistance.
www.st-mc.org.uk /meet21.htm   (337 words)

 Pumlumon [Definition]
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www.wikimirror.com /Pumlumon   (825 words)

 UK, Wales, Environment, Landscape, Conservation: Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales: Press Notices / ...
CPRW argues that the adverse visual impact of the project has been understated by the applicants' Environmental Assessment and the proposal, which contravenes all the relevant planning policies, is inconsistent with government policy which requires it to be 'environmentally acceptable'.
In addition there are government subsidised generating contracts adjacent to the site, and at Y Foel on the opposite side of the Wye Valley which could produce a further 40 turbines of the same size, or pro rata.
Also visible from the tops of Pumlumon are Llandinam (103 x 45m), Carno (56 x 53m) and Cemaes (24 x 41m), between which a further 75 turbines of 59-76m are waiting for Public Inquiry decisions, and 23 x 77m are in the planning process.
www.cprw.org.uk /press/pn200601.htm   (1301 words)

 Pumlumon Fawr Panorama - Wales Walking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The panorama starts looking roughly west, with the coastline of Cardigan Bay in the left distance, and on the right, the western part of Nant-y-moch reservoir at Pumlumon's foot.
To the right of the reservoir, directly above the patch of stony ground, is the rounded grassy hump of Pumlumon Fach; above that again is another rounded grassy whaleback - Banc Llechwedd Mawr; and on the skyline above that are the Tarren hills, beyond the Dyfi estuary.
Right of the cairn is Pen Pumlumon Arwystli - the second highest summit of the Plynlimon range.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~hills/walking/panorama/plynlimon.htm   (356 words)

 Archaeology in Wales - Archaeoleg CAMBRIA Archaeology
This is shown to be particularly true of the lluestau of the Pumlumon area in north Ceredigion.
Amendments made to the SMR database structure as a result of the 2001-2002 assessment project meant that these visits were able to record accurate information regarding the characteristics and landscape context of the sites visited, as well as assess threats and make scheduling recommendations where appropriate.
Such remote settlement sites on the open common may be medieval hafotai as their location is markedly different to those of the post-medieval lluestau of the regin, which are usually found in sheltered valley locations.
www.acadat.com /projects/drs.htm   (1759 words)

 Elenydd - historic landscape.
To the north lies the slumbering sodden land mass of Pumlumon, to the south the militarised wasteland of Epynt.
Stand on top of Pumlumon Fawr and you will see over 250 of these machines, encroaching ever more upon the "conveniently empty scenery".
The northern Elenydd itself is now directly threatened by the construction of Europe's largest wind power station yet proposed on the heather clad humps of Cefn Croes and Pen y Garn, home to the rare Black Grouse.
www.cprw.org.uk /magartcl/elenydd.htm   (754 words)

 Walking route description
The Ramblers Association do not warranty that the walks are suitable for any purpose or person or that the walks information is correct and the Association does not hold itself liable for injury or damage to persons or property which may result from using any of the information on this site.
At 752 metres (250 ft approx) above sea level Pumlumon is the highest mountain in Mid Wales, between the Brecon Beacons in the south and Cader Idris to the north.
A few yards ahead is the summit cairn of Pumlumon at 752 metres (close to 2,500 ft above sea level) There is a rough rock windbreak at the top in which you can sit to eat your sandwiches.
www.welshwalks.info /walksASP/walkDesc.asp?routeID=197   (957 words)

 Do Something Constructive With Your Weekend: Plynlimon / Pumlumon
It tells of the daughters of Pumlumon - Gwy, Hafren and Rheidol - racing to the sea.
This path heads south-east then east, between the Maesnsant on the right and the rising form of Pumlumon Fach on the left.
Follow the path further east until it reaches the pass between Pumlumon Fach and Pumlumon Fawr.
pab.angellane.org /2005/03/plynlimon_pumlumon.html   (410 words)

 Aber News Online / Newyddion Aber Ar-lein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Pumlumon and Caerleon, two halls of residence that have provided a home for generations of students at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, will be officially re-opened today, Wednesday 20 December, by the University's President, Lord Elystan Morgan.
The ceremony marks the end of the re-building of the halls which were totally destroyed by fire on Wednesday 4 November 1998, leaving 108 students in need of re-housing and with little more than the clothes they stood in.
Now, having risen from the ashes of the old, Pumlumon and Caerleon proudly take their place on Aberystwyth's promenade once again, providing accommodation for 133 students.
www.aber.ac.uk /aberonline/Abernewsbackup/uwa7800.html   (441 words)

 Welcome to doitwithdai {Part of the liftshare network}
All you need to do is contact Pentir Pumlumon and they will take you through the registration process after ensuring you live in the catchment area.
PENTIR PUMLUMON is a voluntary non-profit making group who wish to improve things in North Ceredigion.
Pentir Pumlumon, aim to promote and market the area and to develop sustainable economic regeneration in North Ceredigion, which will benefit both tourism businesses and the community.
www.doitwithdai.org.uk /ystwyth.asp   (905 words)

 The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales - CATALOGUE
A BBC film documenting the shepherding year at Lovesgrove House, Aberystwyth, a farm which combines pastures in the Rheidol Valley and 3000 acres of mountain sheep walks on Plynlimon/Pumlumon.
John Owen, of Lle'r Neuaddau, a farmhouse on the slopes of Pumlumon, has spent 37 years shepherding on the mountain and is assisted by Erwyd Howells, a generation younger, of Ty Capel, Capel Madoc.
They are seen at their work, and at home, talking to camera (in English) by their firesides.
screenandsound.llgc.org.uk /cronfa/title.php?titleno=2426   (205 words)

 Plynlimon / Pumlumon walks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Plynlimon (Pumlumon in Welsh, pronounced "Pimlimmon") is a massif rather than a single summit.
From Plynlimon's rounded summit ridges can be seen most of the mountains of Wales, from the Brecon Beacons to Snowdon; and the great sweep of Cardigan Bay, from Strumble Head to Bardsey island.
The broad ridge from Y Garn via Pumlumon Fawr, Pumlumon Arwystli, to Carnfachbugeilyn is an exhilarating walk, and passes close to the sources of the Rheidol, Wye and Severn.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~hills/walking/walks/plynlimon-pumlumon.htm   (385 words)

 Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - Projects - Archaeology in the Forest - Mines and quarries
Nant yr Eira in Hafren, on the slopes of Pumlumon, the earliest mine in the forest, has been dated by radiocarbon analysis to the Bronze Age.
Hafren Forest lies in the upper reaches of the Severn on the eastern side of Pumlumon mountain.
Before the forest was planted it was largely an area of open moorland with agricultural land on the eastern edge.
www.cpat.org.uk /projects/longer/forest/mines/mines.htm   (942 words)

 Walking up Plynlimon mountain: introduction
From Plynlimon's summit ridges can be seen most of the mountains of Wales, from the Brecon Beacons to Snowdon; and the great sweep of Cardigan Bay, from Strumble Head to Bardsey island.
Another ascent route well worth avoiding is from Hafren forest in the east - unless of course you would enjoy miles of monotonous walking through conifer forest before you escape onto the open mountain.
Much of the land on this side is Crown Common, so you don't have to keep to the public rights of way, and there is practically a free choice of route to the high ground.
www.wales-walking.co.uk /walks/plynlimon.htm   (382 words)

 Peakware - Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan
A grassy sloped moorland summit marked by a cairn.
Stands next to Pumlumon Fawr, the highest point in Mid-Wales.
The route from Pumlumon Fawr contours above the steep cliffs that drop down to Llyn Llygad Rheidol Lake, the source of the Afon Rheidol river.
www.peakware.com /encyclopedia/peaks/addapeak2223.htm   (61 words)

 News Wales > Environment > Landowner ordered to restore Welsh wildlife site
This is also the first prosecution in Wales under the new provisions of the Wildlife and Countryside Act for damage caused by an occupier to a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
The farmer was ordered to carry out restoration works to the Pumlumon SSSI.
Dr David Parker, of the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) said: "Pumlumon is one of the most important upland areas for nature conservation in Wales, being of special interest for its plant life and birds.
www.newswales.co.uk /?section=Environment&F=1&id=6599   (302 words)

 Pumlumon & Elan
A circuit to investigate the eastern approach to Pumlumon and the northernmost reaches of the Elan Valley.
The minor road NW ascends to houses where the footpath can be seen slanting up L beyond.
A damp path continues past the posts marking the source of the Severn to the ridge fence.
v-g.me.uk /Trips/T0652/T0652.htm   (1541 words)

 www.alteredlight.co.uk | Landscape photography by Rob Gilman, Mid Wales, UK
The landscape of Mid Wales is richly varied, from the windswept moorlands, waterfalls and old drovers roads to the lowlands and market towns of the English border.
Much of the upland area falls under the Cambrian Mountains Environmentally Sensitive Area, including the moorlands of Elenydd, Pumlumon and the Berwyn Mountains, some of the best examples of unspoilt uplands in the UK.
This is a personal project to photograph some of the area with its changing moods and seasons.
www.alteredlight.co.uk   (230 words)

 (GCJPPC) Coll's Cache by hillscape
The cache (an ammo box) is about 500m ENE of Pen Pumlumon Fawr (752m/2468') and is hidden under a boulder (part of a boulder field) on a very steep slope above Llyn Llygad Rheidol.
Not a cloud in the sky from dawn to dusk.
Returned to the ridge and went on to Pen Pumlumon Arwystli to explore the delights of the area before returning to Pumlumon Fawr and back over Drum Peithnant and back down to the dam.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?ID=146954   (723 words)

 Welcome to Pumlumon - Five Peaks, for holidays in mid wales
Cerdded, gwylio adar, marchogaeth, beicio mynydd, pysgota am frithyll - y mae cyfleoedd i fwynhau gweithgareddau di-ri yn yr ardal heddychlon syfrdanol hon, yn ogystal â safleoedd treftadaeth i'w hymweld a llefydd croesawgar i aros a bwyta.
Os mai dilyn yn olion traed hanesyddol George Borrow dros Pumlumon, mynd am dro yng nghoedwig swynol yr Hafod, neu cael y cyfle i fwydo'r Barcud Coch mawreddog sydd yn mynd a'ch bryd, neu yn hytrach ymlacio yng ngolygfeydd cefn gwlad anhygoel yr ardal, Pumlumon - Pum Copa yw'r lle i chi.
If you are a Pentir Pumlumon member, you can advertise anything for free.
www.pumlumon.co.uk   (507 words)

 Mountains of Mid Wales: walking the 2000 foot summits - Drygarn, Plynlimon (Pumlumon), Radnor Forest, Pen y Garn, Cader ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Munro-baggers are well-known in Scotland: they are people who have an ambition to climb every one of the 3000 foot summits of Scotland.
Most of the Welsh 2000 foot summits are in Snowdonia, and the Brecon Beacons National Park also boasts a good number.
But Mid Wales makes an interesting contribution, in the form of Plynlimon (Pumlumon), Pen y Garn, Drygarn and Gorllwyn, and Radnor Forest.
www.wales-walking.co.uk /holidays.htm   (219 words)

 cycling - hiking park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Pumlumon - Five Peaks, for holidays in mid wales
Castlehill Knowe Bed and Breakfast near Peebles in the Scottish Borders is a modern bungalow set in an acre of garden enjoying spectacular views over the stunning setting of the Manor Valley.
Pumlumon - Five Peaks in Mid Wales is a perfect holiday location for walking, cycling, riding, camping and caravaning.
www.outdoors-x.com /outdoors-x/cycling.html   (1223 words)

 Aberystwyth travel guide
It's an easy going place with many things to do at night, which is mainly due to the presence of the student population.
The town is surrounded on three sides by some of the most glorious countryside in Great Britain - the Rheidol Valley, the Pumlumon mountains, not to mention Ceredigion's Heritage Coast and the most concentrated collection of award-winning beaches in the UK.
Aberystwyth was established over seven hundred years ago by virtue of a charter awarded by Edward I. Neighbouring Llanbadarn Fawr is a much older settlement whose history is more based upon the historical Welsh culture.
www.world66.com /europe/unitedkingdom/wales/aberystwyth   (349 words)

 Facility Reviews by Kammer | The Modern Antiquarian | Facility Reviews by Kammer
It's on the wrong side of the Rheidol for visiting the Bronze Age sites west of Pumlumon, but well worth the detour if you're looking for a child friendly place to eat or drink.
I have it on good authority that the hotel is reasonable as well, but the room I've seen was a bit on the compact side.
This pub is in the old village of Llanbadarn Fawr (older than Aberystwyth in fact) and right opposite Garreg Fawr.
www.themodernantiquarian.com /user/2612/fac_notes   (1939 words)

 Wales on the Web Owain Glyndwr - The Early Years — A Biographical Movie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In may 1401, after a failed second rebellion and minor skirmishes to the north.
Another small band of men joined owain, but was routed near cader idris and driven to the slopes of Pumlumon (Plynlimon).
Unknown to him an army of 1500 Flemings, from South West Wales - the English south of preseli hills, was advancing towards his small band, said to be around ??????, to destroy the threat to their livelihoods.
www.worldwidewales.tv /html/movie-249.php   (561 words)

 Llanidloes mid-Wales town web-site | Interactive maps for the Source of the Severn Walk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The trek to the Source of the Severn commences at the Rhyd-y-benwch car park and picnic area.
As the route climbs steeply up through some very rugged and wet terrain, gaining fully 300 metres in height above the level of the car park (and a further 100m to the summit of Pen Pumlumon), it is recommended that good walking boots are worn, and a sweater and waterproof carried.
The weather on Pumlumon can be changeable, so it is always a good idea to let friends know that you are tackling the walk.
www.llanidloes.com /maps/forest_map1.html   (142 words)

 Severn, River --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Severn rises near the River Wye on the northeastern slopes of Plynlimon (Welsh: Pumlumon), Wales, and follows a semicircular course basically southward to the Bristol Channel and the Atlantic Ocean.
It drains an area of 4,350 square miles (11,266 square km) with an average discharge at Bewdley of 2,170 cubic feet (61.5 cubic…
It drains an area of 4,350 square miles (11,266 square km) with an average discharge at...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9066957   (855 words)

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