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Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys & Carmarthenshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Grade - moderate

Start - OS grid reference SN853218
Lat 51.882926 // Long -3.66785
Postcode LD3 8YS (approx. location only)
what3words start fell.campus.risks

Route Outline

This Brecon Beacons walk includes the summits of Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du together with the minor top of Fan Foel. The route also includes Llyn y Fan Fawr and a view down to Llyn y Fan Fach. The walk generally follows well used paths although a good sense of direction and map reading skills are required in poor visibility.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL12Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL12Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 160Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 160Digital Map1:50kBUY

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

Other walks nearby

Walk 2645 Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 2646 Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 7.0 miles/11.4 km

Walk 2647 Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth - moderate - 10.0 miles/16.3 km

Walk 3559 Picws Du & Llyn y Fan Fach from near Llanddeusant - moderate - 5.3 miles/8.6 km

Walk 2643 Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1672 Llyn-y-Fan-Fawr, Mynydd Ddu from Llanddeusant - mod/hard - 12.0 miles/19.5 km

Walk 3555 Carreg yr Ogof & Bannau Sir Gaer from Llanddeusant - moderate - 6.7 miles/10.9 km

Walk 2641 Fan Fawr & Fan Frynych, Fforest Fawr - moderate - 6.5 miles/10.6 km

Walk 3205 Carnau Gwynion from Ystradfellte - easy - 4.0 miles/6.5 km

Walk 3206 Waterfalls Walk from near Ystradfellte - moderate - 9.2 miles/15 km

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