Y Garn (Plynlimon)

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Y Garn
View towards Y Garn - geograph.org.uk - 1495605.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 684 m (2,244 ft)
Prominence 56 m (184 ft)
Parent peak Pen Pumlumon Fawr
Listing Hewitt, Nuttall
Coordinates 52°27′02″N 3°48′11″W / 52.4505°N 3.8031°W / 52.4505; -3.8031Coordinates: 52°27′02″N 3°48′11″W / 52.4505°N 3.8031°W / 52.4505; -3.8031
Location Ceredigion, Wales
Parent range Cambrian Mountains
OS grid SN789869
Topo map OS Landranger 135

Y Garn is a subsidiary summit of Pen Pumlumon Fawr and the fourth highest peak on the Plynlimon massif, a part of the Cambrian Mountains in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.

The summit is marked by a large shelter cairn, hollowed out from an ancient burial cairn. The views include Rhos Fawr, Drygarn Fawr, Pen y Garn to the south and Aran Fawddwy, Glasgwm, Tarrenhendre and Tarren y Gesail to the north. The Nant-y-moch Reservoir can also be seen to the north, with the smaller summits of Drosgol at 550 m (1,800 ft) and Banc Llechwedd-mawr at 560 m (1,840 ft).[1] both Marilyns.


  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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