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Table Mountain from Crickhowell
Introduction to Walk 3717

Photo from the walk - Table Mountain from Crickhowell

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons East

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 3 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Powys walk in the Brecon Beacoins National Park from Crickhowell to the summit of Table Mountain (Crug Hywel). The route climbs ateadily following the Beacons Way to reach the summit which offers great views down to Crickhowell. The walk returns using field paths back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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