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Waterfalls Walk from near Ystradfellte
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Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys

Author - Martyn Hanks

Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

The area between Pontneddfechan and Ystradfellte is well known for its waterfalls. This circuit lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park and offers a chance to see many of the waterfalls. Overall an interesting walk. Some care with navigation required in places. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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