GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Fan Y Big and the Cribyn

7 miles (12 km)

This walk makes use of the Brecon Beacons Way to take you to Fan Y Big and Cribyn mountains from the Blaen y Glyn Waterfalls. You start off in the Blaen y Glyn car park and climb to the 719m (2,359ft) summit of Fan Y Big. This section passes along the spectacular Craig Fan Ddu with wonderful views towards Fan Y Big. From the Fan Y Big summit you continue west along Craig Cwm Cymwyn to the 795m (2,608ft) summit of Cribyn. You can extend the walk by continuing west to the summit of Pen Y Fan.
It's a spectacularly beautiful area with wide ranging views across the national park. Also look out for a wide variety of wildlife which includes red kites, sky larks, meadow pipits, peregrines and kestrels.
To continue your walking in the area you could try the Pen y Fan Horseshoe Walk. This fantastic ridge walk starts from the car park in the nearby Taf Fechan Forest and visits the Neuadd Reservoirs, Corn Du and the Cribyn.

Fan Y Big and the Cribyn OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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