Gwaun Lydan

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Gwaun Lydan
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The peat bog plateau summit
Highest point
Elevation 632 m (2,073 ft)
Prominence 17 m (56 ft)
Parent peak Aran Fawddwy
Listing Nuttall
Translation wide bog (Welsh)
Location Gwynedd, Wales
Parent range Snowdonia
OS grid SH862223
Topo map OS Landranger 124

Gwaun Lydan is top of Aran Fawddwy in the south of the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, Wales. It is located at the end of the south ridge. The summit comprises a small boggy plateau, the highest point being a peat hag marked by a few stones.

The summit panorama includes the eastern face of Aran Fawddwy with Creiglyn Dyfi below. To the north is Esgeiriau Gwynion and Llechwedd Du. Heading east, Pen yr Allt Uchaf can be reached.[1]


  1. ^ Nuttall, John & Anne (1999). The Mountains of England & Wales - Volume 1: Wales (2nd edition ed.). Milnthorpe, Cumbria: Cicerone. ISBN 1-85284-304-7.

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Coordinates: 52°47′16.35″N 3°41′18.10″W / 52.7878750°N 3.6883611°W / 52.7878750; -3.6883611