Pen-y-crug, Sarnau and Battle from Brecon

Introduction to Walk 3236

Photo from the walk - Pen-y-crug, Sarnau and Battle from Brecon

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1250 feet / 379 metres

Grade - moderate

The area north of Brecon provides some good walking with fine views. This route visits the ancenient fort of Pen-y-crug and continues using paths and quiet lanes to visit Sarnau and Battle. The route takes you out of the Brecon Beacons National Park and traverses some fine Powys countryside.

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Walk Description

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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.

Area Information

Brecon Beacons NP

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Bwlch
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8.3 miles / 13.3 km away
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14.9 miles / 23.8 km away
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15.0 miles / 24.1 km away
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