GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad a Fan Frynych

3 miles (5 km)

Enjoy a walk through this spectacular glacial National Nature Reserve and climb to the summit of Fan Frynych on this challenging walk in the Brecon Beacons. The reserve can be easily accessed from a lay-by on the A470 from which the walk starts. Soon you will be exploring this wonderful natural amphitheatrewith imposing craggy cliffs created during the Ice Age, 20000 years ago. The reserve contains rare arctic-alpine plants such as purple saxifrage and mossy saxifrage. There is also an abundance of wildlife to look out for including Peregrine falcons, merlin, red kite and a variety of butterflies. The area also contains woodland, streams and an Iron Age Hillfort. From the 629m (2,064ft) summit of Fan Frynych there are splendid views over the national park.
The Brecon Beacons Way also passes the reserve so you could pick this up to continue your walk.

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