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Groesfford and M & B Canal from Brecon
Introduction to Walk 3564

Photo from the walk - Groesfford and M & B Canal from Brecon

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km

Ascent - 500 feet / 152 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Brecon Beacons walk starts from Brecon and follows a the Slwch track east. The route continues through Groesffordd to join the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal for an easy walk back to Brecon. 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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