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Waterfalls Walk from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel
Introduction to Walk 3206

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Martyn Hanks

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  

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Walk 3205
Gwynion from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

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Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
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Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
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Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
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Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth
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Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
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6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
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The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
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7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
The High Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
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Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km
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The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
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8.8 miles / 14.0 km away
Waun Rydd from Blaen y glyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
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Fan y Big from Torpantau
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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Walking on the Brecon Beacons45 circular day walks are described in this guidebook to the Brecon Beacons National Park. From west to east, Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains these mountain and valley routes offer many options, highlighting the natural features. The walks described explore dramatic waterfalls, wooded gorges and upland valleys.
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