GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brecon Beacons Way

98 miles (158 km)

Follow the Beacons Way through the centre of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. The walk begins at Abergavenny and follows the trail through the park to Llangadog. On the way you will pass some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK with marvellous views of Sugarloaf Mountain, Skirrid Fawr, Llanthony Priory, The Black Mountains, Talybont Reservoir, Llyn y Fan Fach, Table Mountain and Pen Y Fan - the highest peak in South Wales and southern Britain.
The walk is waymarked with a black and white disc.

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Brecon Beacons Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brecon Beacons Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In the pretty Powys village of Llangynidr you could enjoy a pit stop at the Coach and Horses. This fine old coaching inn has an appealing interior with old beams, oak panelling and flagstone floors. Outside there's a peaceful garden overlooking the canal with stunning views over the local countryside. It's a great place to relax on a summer day after your exercise. You can find them on Cwm Crawnon Road with a postcode of NP8 1LS.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Brecon Beacons Walks page.

Photos

The Brecon Beacons Way, near Hay Bluff - geograph.org.uk - 1075245

The Brecon Beacons Way long distance footpath to the south-east of Hay Bluff.

Llyn y Fan Fach - geograph.org.uk - 981346

Llyn y Fan Fach

Llangynidr Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1374439

Llangyridr Bridge dates from around 1700 and crosses the River Usk near the village of Llangynidr in Powys.

Talybont Reservoir

Talybont Reservoir

Foreground shot of former priory at Llanthony

Foreground shot of former priory at Llanthony

Llyn y Fan Fach - geograph.org.uk - 981326

Llyn y Fan Fach. The dam at Llyn y Fan Fach. In the distance can be seen the path that leads up to Bannau Sir Gaer.

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