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Iron Mountain Trail - 'Llwybr Mynydd Haearn' - Part 1
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Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Monmouthshire

Author - Torfaen County Borough Council

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Iron Mountain Trail is an opportunity to explore the landscape of the World Heritage Site between Blaenavon and Abergavenny in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales. The trail follows former tramways, inclines and footpaths that link the historic features which make this landscape of World significance. The route winds its way through the landscape past many sites referred to in Alexander Cordella's 'Rape of the Fair Country' such as the site of the Garn Ddyrys Forge.

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Iron Mountain Trail - 'Llwybr Mynydd Haearn' - Part 2
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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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