Sugar Loaf, Carmarthenshire

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Sugar Loaf
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Highest point
Elevation596 m (1,955 ft) [1]
Prominence411 m (1,348 ft)
Coordinates52°04′16″N 3°42′07″W / 52.071°N 3.702°W / 52.071; -3.702Coordinates: 52°04′16″N 3°42′07″W / 52.071°N 3.702°W / 52.071; -3.702
LocationCarmarthenshire, Wales
OS gridSN834427
Topo mapOS Explorer 187
Easiest routecar park 400m to NE

Sugar Loaf, sometimes called The Sugar Loaf, is a prominent hill beside the A483 trunk road some 4 miles (6.4 km) south-west of Llanwrtyd Wells in Carmarthenshire, Wales. It is a popular viewpoint and picnic spot within easy reach on foot from the roadside car parks to the northeast and to the south. There is a stop on the nearby Heart of Wales Line called Sugar Loaf railway station.

The name Sugar Loaf has been applied to numerous hills which have a perceived resemblance to a sugarloaf; the nearest is the Sugar Loaf on the border between Powys and Monmouthshire.[2]

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  1. ^ "Sugar Loaf". Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ Morgan, R. 2005. Place-names of Gwent Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst ISBN 0-86381-956-7