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Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys

Author - Hugh Maguire

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1900 feet / 576 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SN971222
Lat 51.888826 // Long -3.496597
Postcode LD3 8NH (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The Brecon Beacons National Park offers a range of fine walking. Some areas are busy as people are attracted the high summits of the Beacons. In contrast the area visited in this route is generally quiet with few walkers despite the excellent views across the valley to the busy Beacons.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL12Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 160Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 160Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2648 The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 3616 Fan Fawr from Storey Arms - moderate - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2400 Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon - moderate - 5.0 miles/8.1 km

Walk 2643 Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1903 Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi - moderate - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 2074 Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons - mod/hard - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

Walk 2645 Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 2646 Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 2647 Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth - moderate - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

Walk 1123 The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest - moderate - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

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