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Walking Pen y Fan (Download : PDF)
Pen y Fan
Distance4.65mi Vertical gain+1499ft Vertical drop-1480ft Duration3h15 Easy Easy
Starting pointStarting point in Glyn Tarell - Powys

A circular hike which allows easy access to Pen y Fan (886 m); the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons and South Wales. A walk through stunning landscapes, surrounded by sheep.
Very busy intinerary in high season.

Distance14.08mi Vertical gain+2986ft Vertical drop-2966ft Duration8h40 Difficult Difficult
Starting pointStarting point in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant - Powys

This lengthy walk in the Berwyns provides the walker with the opportunity to visit the highets hill in the range together with many other peaks on the main and associated ridges. As an added bonus you can see the beautiful waterfall of Pistyll Rhaeadr and also enjoy some solitude as many of the peaks are not often walked.

Distance10.44mi Vertical gain+2785ft Vertical drop-2920ft Duration6h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting pointStarting point in Glyn Tarell - Powys

This Powys walk starts from Cwmgwdi and visits Corn Du passing the monument to the Lost Lad before continuing to Pen y Fan, the highest point in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Continuing, the walk then visits the summits of Cribyn and Fan y Big before returning to the start along the western side of Cwm Cynwyn.