Pen y Castell

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Pen y Castell
Open moor west of Pen y Castell - - 362594.jpg
Foel-fras(right) and Garnedd Uchaf (left) from the summit of Pen y Castell.
Highest point
Elevation623 m (2,044 ft)
Prominence29 m (95 ft)
Listingsub Hewitt, Nuttall
Language of nameWelsh
LocationConwy, Wales
Parent rangeSnowdonia
OS gridSH708695

Pen y Castell is a summit in the Carneddau mountains in north Wales. It tops the east ridge of Drum (Wales). The summit consists of rocky outcrops amid a small boggy plateau. Views of the higher Carneddau ridge to the west, Craig Eigiau to the south, Tal y Fan to the north and the Conwy valley to the east can be seen.[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.

Coordinates: 53°12′25″N 3°56′09″W / 53.20682°N 3.93595°W / 53.20682; -3.93595