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The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Introduction to Walk 3342

Photo from the walk - The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Monmouthshire & Herefordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1820 feet / 552 metres

Grade - very hard

The Black Mountains offer many miles of excellent walking and this walk, starting from Llanthony Priory, offers a mix of valley and highland ridge walking. The start is the picturesque ruined Priory with outstanding views from the long ridge path section of the route. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1237
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3203
Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 2935
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Llanthony Priory from Capel-y-ffin
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km
Walk 3204
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1660
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Craswall Priory & Hay Bluff
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1238
6.7 miles / 10.7 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1271
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1664
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny (short ascent)
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1106
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2065
7.1 miles / 11.4 km away
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 2670
7.6 miles / 12.2 km away
Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid) near Abergavenny
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 3435
10.6 miles / 16.9 km away
Keeper's Pond & Blorenge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 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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