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Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains
Introduction to Walk 1238

Photo from the walk - Hay Bluff & Twmpa, Black Mountains

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1390 feet / 421 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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