Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)

Introduction to Walk 2065

Photo from the walk - Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1700 feet / 515 metres

Grade - moderate

This is an entertaining ascent to the summit of Waun Fach climbing the ridge of Y Grib. Throughout the walk there are excellent views of the Wye Valley and other mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 

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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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Area Information

Brecon Beacons NP

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Ty Helyg Guest House
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8.2 miles / 13.2 km away
Danyfan - Brecon
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Meadowview and Bluebell - Brecon Holidays
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10.4 miles / 16.6 km away
Norton House Bed & Bed Breakfast, Norton Skenfrith
Skenfrith
17.5 miles / 27.9 km away
Stepping Beyond
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17.7 miles / 28.3 km away
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Old Station Caravan Park
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The Pilgrim Hotel
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20.1 miles / 32.1 km away

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