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Llyn-y-Fan-Fawr, Mynydd Ddu from Llanddeusant
Introduction to Walk 1672

Photo from the walk - Llyn-y-Fan-Fawr, Mynydd Ddu from Llanddeusant

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Carmarthenshire & Powys

Author - Nigel Armistead

Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This is a brilliant linear trail in the Brecon Beacons National Park, incorporating many good viewpoints and one extra-special one. It begins in Carmarthenshire near the village of Llandeusant and ends in Powys in the Glyntawe valley, crossing a mountain ridge that beats Pen-y-Fan in my view but because it's less accessible is less well-known.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL12Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 160Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
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A-Z Brecon Beacons (West)Atlas1:25kBUY ATLAS

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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