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Pen y Garn
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The Nant Rhuddnant gorge looking north to Cefn Croes from the summit of Pen y Garn. In the background is Y Garn (left), Pen Pumlumon Fawr and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli (right)
Highest point
Elevation 611 m (2,005 ft)
Prominence 194 m (636 ft)
Parent peak Plynlimon
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Naming
Language of name Welsh
Geography
Location Ceredigion, Wales
Parent range Cambrian Mountains
OS grid SN798771
Topo map OS Landranger 147 or 135

Pen y Garn is a mountain in the Cambrian Mountains, Mid Wales standing at 611 metres above sea level.

Pen y Garn tops a 500–600 m high plateau, which includes the controversial Cefn Croes wind farm. The summit has a very large shelter cairn hollowed out from the remains of an ancient burial cairn and a trig point. The wind turbines are very near the summit. To the north some 10 km, the whole Plynlimon range can be seen, including the summits of Y Garn, Pen Pumlumon Fawr, Pen Pumlumon Llygad-bychan and Pen Pumlumon Arwystli. 21 km to the west is the town of Aberystwyth; Drygarn Fawr lies 20 km to the SSE .

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