Tarren y Gesail facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTarren y Gesail
The south-eastern face of Tarren y Gesail
|Elevation||667 m (2,188 ft)|
|Prominence||463 m (1,519 ft)|
|Parent peak||Aran Fawddwy|
|Listing||Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall|
|Language of name||Welsh|
|Parent range||Cadair Idris|
|Topo map||OS Explorer OL23|
The summit is a grassy ridge, which has a cairn and trig point. The views are extensive to the south and east, with Plynlimon and Cardigan Bay ahead, while the north views are dominated by Cadair Idris and Maesglase to the west.
Between Tarren y Gesail and Tarren Hendre lies the Bryn Eglwys quarry, and Nant Gwernol railway station on the Talyllyn Railway, in the ravine of the Nant Gwernol stream.
The Tarrerns can be thought of as forgotten mountains of Snowdonia, overshadowed by the popularity of Cadair Idris, occupying the sleepy south-western frontier of the national park.
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