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Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
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Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons Central

County/Area - Powys

Author - Rhydian Williams

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Time - 4 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Powys walk visits Pen y Fan the highest point in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The start is Cwmgwdi near Brecon. 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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