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Carnau Gwynion from Ystradfellte
Introduction to Walk 3205

Photo from the walk - 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

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

A short walk in the Brecon Beacons National Park from near Ytsradfellte exploring the limestone uplands of Carnau Gwynion. The route uses paths, tracks and country lanes and offers some fine views of the Afon Mellte valley and the mountains of Fforest Fawr. 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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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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