Moel Famau

Moel Famau is the 4618th highest peak in the British Isles and the 332nd tallest in Wales


554.8 m (1820 ft)


278.0 m (912 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530


Ground by wall on N corner of tower


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

Hill / mountain range

Clwydian Hills

Nearest town

Ruthin/Rhuthun, Denbighshire

OS map sheets

OS50: 116 (Denbigh & Colwyn Bay)
OS25: 265 (Clwydian Range / Bryniau)

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