Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Moel Famau

Moel Famau - Denbighshire

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Moel Famau is the 4619th highest peak in the British Isles and the 332nd tallest in Wales

Elevation

554.8 m (1820 ft)

Prominence

278.0 m (912 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530

Features

Ground by wall on N corner of tower

Category

  • Marilyn
  • Dewey
  • Historic County Top
  • Current County/UA Top

Hill / mountain range

Clwydian Hills

Nearest town

Ruthin/Rhuthun, Denbighshire

Notes & comments

Summit is 45m from trig point (SJ 16167 62656) on a bearing of 292 degrees

Height of centre of tower measured with Leica 530 GPS is 561.3m which compares with 561.5m as measured by Abney level and Leica Disto A8