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Walk 1123 - The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest

Nat Park   Brecon Beacons
County/Area   Powys
AuthorLou Johnson
Length8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Ascent2115 feet / 641 metres
Grademoderate

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Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribyn are the three Brecon Beacons summits in this walk. The route provides an interesting way to the highest point in the Brecon Beacons National Park and, although a longer walk than some ascent routes, it does avoid many of the crowds.


 

Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL12
OS LandrangerSheet 160

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1283 - 1.3 miles / 2.1 km away
Fan y Big from Torpantau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 2400 - 4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Walk 1903 - 4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Walk 2074 - 4.7 miles / 7.6 km away
Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 2641 - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km away
Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Walk 2648 - 5.2 miles / 8.4 km away
The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 2643 - 6.9 miles / 11.1 km away
Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Walk 3205 - 7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
Gwynion from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Walk 3206 - 7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
Waterfalls Walk from Ystradfellte Youth Hostel
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 3212 - 7.5 miles / 12.0 km away
Between Ystradfellte & Llwyn-y-Celyn Hostels
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 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 ...
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