Keeper's Pond & Blorenge

Introduction to Walk 3435

Photo from the walk - Keeper's Pond & Blorenge

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Monmouthshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - easy/mod

A Brecon Beacons National Park walk to the south of Abergavenny. The circular route follows the lower slopes of the hill to Keeper's Pomd before ascending the main ridge to the summit from where there are great views north toward the high ground of the National Park. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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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.

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