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Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid) near Abergavenny
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Photo from the walk - Ysgyryd Fawr (The Skirrid) near Abergavenny

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Monmouthshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 1050 feet / 318 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Skirrid (Ysgyryd Fawr) is a solitary hill rising from the countryside to the east of Abergavenny. This walk takes the most direct route to the summit and includes a steep ascent. The return route takes through pleasant woodland on the western flank of the hill. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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