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The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
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Photo from the walk - The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Monmouthshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

The focus of this Monmouthshire walk is the Sugar Loaf near Abergavenny. The walk offers excellent views north into the Brecon Beacons National Park as well as other fine countryside in other directions. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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