Walk 1106

Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 2080 feet / 630 metres

Grade - mod/hard

Waun Fach is the highest mountain in the eastern sector of the Brecon Beacons. This area provides good high level walking with extensive views.

Walk Description

Map showing start

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- OS Explorer - Sheet OL13 BUY MAP

- OS Landranger - Sheet 161 BUY MAP

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Walk 2065
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

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Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
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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.

Area Information

Brecon Beacons NP

The Brecon Beacons National Park covers a wide area in South Wales. The high summits of the Beacons themselves tell only part the story as, like most National Parks, there is a varied ... - More information

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Accommodation Nearby

The Castle Inn
Pengenffordd
0.5 miles / 0.9 km away
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Glenview B&B
Bwlch
5.6 miles / 9.0 km away
Brynich Farm Cottages
Brecon
6.9 miles / 11.0 km away
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Celtic Heart Cottages
LLangattock
8.1 miles / 12.9 km away
Ty Helyg Guest House
Brecon
8.2 miles / 13.2 km away
Danyfan - Brecon
Brecon
9.8 miles / 15.7 km away
Meadowview and Bluebell - Brecon Holidays
Brecon Beacons.
10.4 miles / 16.6 km away
Stepping Beyond
Herefordshire
17.7 miles / 28.3 km away
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Old Station Caravan Park
New Radnor
19.2 miles / 30.7 km away
The Pilgrim Hotel
Much Birch
20.1 miles / 32.1 km away

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