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Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin
Introduction to Walk 3204

Photo from the walk - Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys & Herefordshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.3 miles / 16.7 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Time - 7 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

Hay Bluff and Twmpa are two complementary summits in the eastern Brecon Beacons National Park. The route includes some excellent ridge walking, a couple of ascents and some superb views across the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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