Y Ro Wen

Y Ro Wen - Gwynedd
© Eric Jones and licensed for reuse under this Licence

Y Ro Wen is the 3823rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 238th tallest in Wales


599.0 m (1965 ft)


122.0 m (400 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Small cairn


  • Hump
  • Dewey

Hill / mountain range


Nearest town

Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

OS map sheets

OS25: 018E (Harlech, Porthmadog & Bala/Y Bala)
OS50: 115 (Snowdon & Caernarfon)

Notes & comments

Ground to 10m SW is as high; windshelter 150m S at SH 74590 49870 is about 0.5m lower

note 599m spot height on 10K map only; 594m spot height on 50K map (SH 74470 49740) is not the summit