A creepy walk for this Halloween? The Devil’s Kitchen (Twll Du)
16th October 2016
The Devil’s Kitchen is the name given to the dark, black crack which splits the rock of Clogwyn y Geifr (Cliff of the Goat) between Y Garn and Glyder Fawr. The Welsh name for Devil’s Kitchen is Twll Du, meaning ‘black hole’. Twll Du is known as the Devil’s Kitchen because of the plume of steam that is often seen rising from the crack resembling a chimney. It’s said when steam can be seen rising from the chimney, the Devil was cooking.
The Devil’s Kitchen is located behind Llyn Idwal nestled within Cwm Idwal in the Ogwen Valley. Cwm Idwal was the first nature reserve in Wales and is also a popular area with Charles Darwin. The A5 runs through the...