Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Drum Ddu

Drum Ddu - Powys

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Drum Ddu is the 4993rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 396th tallest in Wales


538.0 m (1765 ft)


128.0 m (420 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Ancient cairn incorporating shelter


  • Hump
  • Dewey

Hill / mountain range

Elan Valley

Nearest town

Llandrindod Wells/Llandrindod, Powys

Notes & comments

Ground 280m SW at SN 96875 60307 is 2-3m lower