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Carnau Gwynion from Ystradfellte

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys

Author - Martyn Hanks

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference SN928124
Lat 51.799936 // Long -3.556013
Postcode CF44 9JF (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

The valley containing the Afon Mellte in the Brecon Beacons National Park is famous for its waterfalls. This short walk offers the explore the surrounding limestone scenery visiting the summit of Carnau Gwynion which lies northwest of the village of Ystradfellte. The start of this walk is the Four Waterfalls car park (grid ref. SN928124) and the route uses footpaths, country lanes and upland tracks to gain the high ground.

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