Highest roads of Wales

Highest roads of Wales

Famed for its strikingly rugged landscape, Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Dominated by the Cambrians, central and north, and by the Brecon Beacons of the south, Wales is a mountainous country on the western side of Great Britain.It is bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south. It has a varied geography with strong contrasts.

Mountain road Elevation County Between Road type Notes
Marchlyn Mawr Dam 643m (2,109ft) Caernarfonshire Deiniolen and Marchlyn Mawr Dead End Access road to dam
Ffynnon Llugwy 554m (1,817ft)  Caernarfonshire A5 and Ffynnon Llugwy  Dead End Access road to lake
Bwlch yr Efengyl 549m (1,801ft) Brecknockshire Hay-on-Wye and Abergavenny Pass  Highest road in Wales
Bwlch y Groes 545m (1,788ft)   Merionethshire Llanuwchllyn and Dinas Mawddwy Pass Highest road in North Wales
Bwlch y Cloddiau 533m (1,748ft) Montgomeryshire Llangurig and Afon Diliw Dead End  

 

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