Brecon & Pen-y-Fan

Introduction to Walk 3210

County/Area - Powys

Author - Martyn Hank

Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Grade - moderate

This circular Powys walk visits the regional centre of Brecon and ascends Pen-y-Van one of the local hills in the area. The varied content of the route also includes a section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal. 

Walk Description : 

Walks from the same start

Walk 3209
Llanfrynach and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3236
1.9 miles / 3.0 km away
Pen-y-crug, Sarnau and Battle from Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2400
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1903
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2074
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2648
6.4 miles / 10.3 km away
The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1106
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2065
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1283
7.1 miles / 11.3 km away
Fan y Big from Torpantau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1552
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Waun Rydd from Blaen y glyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2641
7.5 miles / 12.1 km away
Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 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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Accommodation Nearby

Brynich Farm Cottages
Brecon
0.6 miles / 0.9 km away
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Ty Helyg Guest House
Brecon
1.6 miles / 2.6 km away
Danyfan - Brecon
Brecon
3.3 miles / 5.3 km away
Meadowview and Bluebell - Brecon Holidays
Brecon Beacons.
3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
The Dragons Back
Pengenffordd
6.4 miles / 10.3 km away
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Glenview B&B
Bwlch
6.6 miles / 10.6 km away
Pentre Riding Stables
Pen-y-Cae
16.5 miles / 26.4 km away
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Craig-y-Nos Castle
Brecon Beacons
16.7 miles / 26.7 km away
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Llanerchindda Farm Guest House
Cynghordy, Llandovery
19.2 miles / 30.7 km away
Old Station Caravan Park
New Radnor
21.9 miles / 35.0 km away

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