Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel

Introduction to Walk 3204

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys & Herefordshire

Author - Martyn Hank

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Grade - moderate

Hay Bluff and Twmpa are two complementary summits in the eastern Brecon Beacons National Park. The route includes some excellent ridge walking, a couple of ascents and some superb views across the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley. 

Walk Description : 

Walks from the same start

Walk 3203
Llanthony Abbey from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 1660
2.6 miles / 4.2 km away
Craswall Priory & Hay Bluff
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1238
2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1237
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3342
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1106
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2065
4.8 miles / 7.7 km away
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1271
10.1 miles / 16.2 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1664
10.1 miles / 16.2 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny (short ascent)
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3209
11.4 miles / 18.2 km away
Llanfrynach and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3210
11.4 miles / 18.2 km away
Brecon & Pen-y-Fan
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 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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Area Information

Brecon Beacons NP

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Accommodation Nearby

The Dragons Back
Pengenffordd
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
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Glenview B&B
Bwlch
9.3 miles / 14.9 km away
Brynich Farm Cottages
Brecon
11.7 miles / 18.7 km away
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Stepping Beyond
Herefordshire
12.9 miles / 20.6 km away
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Ty Helyg Guest House
Brecon
13.0 miles / 20.8 km away
Norton House Bed & Bed Breakfast, Norton Skenfrith
Skenfrith
14.0 miles / 22.5 km away
Danyfan - Brecon
Brecon
14.6 miles / 23.4 km away
Meadowview and Bluebell - Brecon Holidays
Brecon Beacons.
15.2 miles / 24.2 km away
The Pilgrim Hotel
Much Birch
15.6 miles / 24.9 km away
Old Station Caravan Park
New Radnor
17.6 miles / 28.1 km away

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NOTE - all distances are "as the crow flies"

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