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Walk 1238 - Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains

Nat Park   Brecon Beacons
County/Area   Powys
AuthorLou Johnson
Length6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Ascent1390 feet / 421 metres
Grademoderate

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Hay Bluff and Twmpa are two popular objectives combined in the Brecon Beacons walk. This part of the National Park is more correctly known as the Black Mountains and this walk provides good walking and excellent views especially across the Wye Valley.


 

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 OL13
OS LandrangerSheet 161

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 3203 - 2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Llanthony Abbey from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel, Black Mountains
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km

Walk 3204 - 2.9 miles / 4.6 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel, Black Mountains
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 1106 - 5.8 miles / 9.4 km away
Waun Fach from Castell Dinas, near Talgarth
Grade - moderate/hard
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Walk 2065 - 5.8 miles / 9.4 km away
Waun Fach & Y Grib from Pengenfford (Castell Dinas)
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Walk 1237 - 6.7 miles / 10.7 km away
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 3342 - 6.7 miles / 10.7 km away
The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 3209 - 11.7 miles / 18.7 km away
Llanfrynach and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Walk 3210 - 11.7 miles / 18.7 km away
Brecon & Pen-y-Van
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 3285 - 12.5 miles / 20.0 km away
The Hergest Ridge and Huntington from Kington
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km

Walk 3300 - 12.5 miles / 20.0 km away
The Hergest Ridge from Kington
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 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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