logo Walking Britain

Pen y Bryn from Pencelli
Introduction to Walk 3546

Photo from the walk - Pen y Bryn from Pencelli

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - moderate

A Brecon Beacons walk from Pencelli in the Usk Valley to the summit of Pen y Bryn. The route is easy to follow and your efforts are rewarded with some wonderful viewws across the Usk Valley to the higher summits of the Black Mountains. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL12Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL12Digital Map1:25kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Digital Maps - For more information on digital maps go to Anquet Maps. Digital maps, including Ordnance Survey, Harvey Superwalker and British Mountain Maps, are available for your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android tablet and phone.

Walks from the same start

Walk 3536
Pen y Bryn & Carn Pica from Pencelli
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3536
0.0 miles / 0.0 km away
Pen y Bryn & Carn Pica from Pencelli
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km
Walk 3209
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Llanfrynach and Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 3210
2.7 miles / 4.2 km away
Brecon & Pen-y-Fan
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 3236
3.8 miles / 6.1 km away
Pen-y-crug, Sarnau and Battle from Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2400
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Pen y Fan from Cwmgwdi near Brecon
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1903
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Pen y Fan & Corn Du from Cwmgwdi
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2074
4.2 miles / 6.7 km away
Highest Peaks of the Brecon Beacons
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1283
5.1 miles / 8.2 km away
Fan y Big from Torpantau
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 1552
5.2 miles / 8.3 km away
Waun Rydd from Blaen y glyn
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1123
6.0 miles / 9.5 km away
The Brecon Beacons from the Taf Fechan Forest
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking on the Brecon Beacons

Walking on the Brecon Beacons45 circular day walks are described in this guidebook to the Brecon Beacons National Park. From west to east, Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains these mountain and valley routes offer many options, highlighting the natural features. The walks described explore dramatic waterfalls, wooded gorges and upland valleys.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Wainwright Hill Bagging Map

A scratchable map showing all 214 Wainwrights in the Lake District. More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

New to Walking?

How to start walking - a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.