Waterfalls Walk from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel

Introduction to Walk 3206

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Martyn Hank

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Grade - moderate

The area between Pontneddfechan and Ystradfellte is well known for its waterfalls. This circuit lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park and offers a chance to see many of the waterfalls. Overall an interesting walk.  

Walk Description : 

Walks from the same start

Walk 3205
Gwynion from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3212
Between Ystradfellte & Llwyn-y-Celyn Hostels
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2645
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Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2646
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Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2647
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away
Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2641
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1123
7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2648
7.8 miles / 12.5 km away
The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1552
8.8 miles / 14.0 km away
Waun Rydd from Blaen y glyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1283
8.8 miles / 14.1 km away
Fan y Big from Torpantau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2400
9.8 miles / 15.7 km away
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 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

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Pen-y-Cae
5.5 miles / 8.9 km away
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Craig-y-Nos Castle
Brecon Beacons
5.6 miles / 8.9 km away
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Danyfan - Brecon
Brecon
10.5 miles / 16.9 km away
Meadowview and Bluebell - Brecon Holidays
Brecon Beacons.
11.2 miles / 17.9 km away
Ty Helyg Guest House
Brecon
12.4 miles / 19.9 km away
Brynich Farm Cottages
Brecon
13.2 miles / 21.1 km away
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Glenview B&B
Bwlch
15.2 miles / 24.3 km away
The Dragons Back
Pengenffordd
18.8 miles / 30.1 km away
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Llanerchindda Farm Guest House
Cynghordy, Llandovery
20.6 miles / 32.9 km away
Warren Mill Farm
Cowbridge, South Glamorgan
24.4 miles / 39.0 km away

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