Tor y Foel

Tor y Foel - Caerphilly
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Tor y Foel is the 4682nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 341st tallest in Wales


551.0 m (1808 ft)


157.0 m (515 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Ground 3m N of flattened cairn


Hill / mountain range

Black Mountains

Nearest town

Rhymney/Rhymni, Caerphilly

OS map sheets

OS25: 013S (Brecon Beacons National Park)
OS50: 161 (Abergavenny & The Black Mountains/Y Mynyddoedd Duon)

Notes & comments

Ground 130m E is about 1.5m lower