GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls

2 miles (3 km)

This walk visits a series of beautiful waterfalls on the River Caerfanell near Talybont Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons. The walk starts from the Forestry Comission's Upper Blaen-y-Glyn car park and takes you to Lower Blaen-y-Gly. You'll pass along woodland paths with several pretty falls to enjoy. There is also a picnic area.
If you'd like to extend your walk you could pick up the Taff Trail and follow it to the nearby Talybont Reservoir. The Fan Y Big and the Cribyn mountain climb also starts from the same point.

Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls Postcode

CF48 2UT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls Pubs/Cafes

The excellent Old Barn Tea Room is located just to the south west of the falls near the edge of the Taf Fechan Forest and Pentwyn Reservoir. It's a great place to enjoy a ploughmans lunch or a delicious cream tea after your exercise. The tea room is in a lovely spot with a delightful garden area where you can relax if the weather is fine. You can find it at postcode CF48 2UT for your sat navs. It's also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Blaen y Glyn Waterfall - geograph.org.uk - 939206

Blaen y Glyn Waterfall

Waterfalls on the Caerfanell, Blaen y Glyn - geograph.org.uk - 1162689

Waterfalls on the Caerfanell, Blaen y Glyn

Footbridge on Caerfanell river - geograph.org.uk - 401422

Footbridge on Caerfanell river. This convenient bridge is at Blaen y Glyn just downstream from the big waterfall - which can be seen on the right of the shot.

Waterfalls on the Caerfanell, Blaen y Glyn, 1979 - geograph.org.uk - 67832

Waterfalls on the Caerfanell, Blaen y Glyn, 1979. View taken from 100m downstream

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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