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Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
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Photo from the walk - Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Grade - moderate

This Powys walk starts from Cwmgwdi and visits Pen y Fan, the highest point in the Brecon Beacons National Park, and Corn Du. The return route passes the monument to the Lost Lad. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Walks from the same start

Walk 2400
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2074
Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

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2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Pen-y-crug, Sarnau and Battle from Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2648
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2641
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3209
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Llanfrynach and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3210
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Brecon & Pen-y-Fan
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1123
4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2934
4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
The High Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km
Walk 1283
4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Fan y Big from Torpantau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1552
5.0 miles / 8.0 km away
Waun Rydd from Blaen y glyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2643
7.3 miles / 11.7 km away
Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

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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