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Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr
Introduction to Walk 2641

Photo from the walk - 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

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A quiet part of the Brecon Beacons National Park with views to the Beacons. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Other walks nearby

Walk 2648
1.2 miles / 1.9 km away
The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3616
1.4 miles / 2.2 km away
Fan Fawr from Storey Arms
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 2400
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2643
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1903
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2074
3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 2645
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 2646
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2647
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 1123
5.0 miles / 8.1 km away
The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

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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