GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Blorenge Walk

7 miles (12 km)

This challenging walk takes you around this prominent hill in the southeastern corner of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The hill is located near Abergavenny and rises to a height of 561m (1,841ft).
This popular walk starts at the car park next to Keeper's pond and follows footpaths across the hill before climbing to the summit. There are fabulous views of the Usk Valley, Sugarloaf Mountain and Skirrid Fawr. You'll also pass through the Punchbowl on the eastern side of the hill. This delightful area has a large pond and woodland which attracts a wide variety wildlife.
If you're interested in more hill climbing in the area then Sugarloaf Mountain and Skirrid Fawr are also easily reachable from Abergavenny.

Blorenge OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Blorenge Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Path to Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 492266

Path to Blorenge

Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 43232

Blorenge and the Usk valley near Abergavenny, viewed from where the footpath enters Caer Wood on the southern slopes of Ysgyryd (Skirrid)Fawr

Lawns and the Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 1773939

Lawns and the Blorenge. Trees frame lawns dotted with daisies in Linda Vista Gardens. The Blorenge mountain makes a scenic background. Keywords: grass, clouds, landscape, scenery

Footpath leading to the Punchbowl, Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 1086521

Footpath leading to the Punchbowl, on Blorenge. The path bends to the left and descends steeply down to the Punchbowl

The very edge of the Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 158132

The very edge of the Blorenge. The humps and bumps at the edge of the Blorenge are the remains of intense industrial activity from 100 years ago. The view can be spectacular, Skirrid visible middle distance.

Summit cairn on Blorenge - geograph.org.uk - 284902

Summit cairn on Blorenge. The distinctive top of the Sugar Loaf is in the middle distance.

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Blorenge.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Blorenge.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)