GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Mynydd Troed Walk

7 miles (11 km)

This circular walk climbs to Mynydd Troed and Cockit Hill in the Black Mountains section of the Brecon Beacons National Park. You'll also pass through the attractive valley of the River Rhiangoll on the return leg.
The walk starts at Pengenfforddwhich lies less than a mile to the north east of the mountain. From here you can pick up trails heading west and then south west to the 609m (1,998ft) summit.
You continue south to Cockit Hill, Mynydd Llangorse and Pentre where you cross a bridge over the river Rhiangoll. The route then follows a bridle track north along the river to return to Pengenffordd.
The walk can be extended by heading west to visit the lovely waterside paths at Llangorse Lake.

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Photos

Mynydd Troed in snow - geograph.org.uk - 1701200

Mynydd Troed in snow. Its name literally translates to "Foot Mountain," based how it appears when viewed from theAllt Mawrridge.

North ridge of Mynydd Troed - geograph.org.uk - 388459

North ridge of Mynydd Troed. The steep ascent up the north ridge from the Talgarth direction. Sandstone outcrops guard the summit plateau.

View north off Mynydd Troed - geograph.org.uk - 2854590

View north off Mynydd Troed

Summit trig point on Mynydd Troed - geograph.org.uk - 388452

Summit trig point on Mynydd Troed The whitewashed pillar sits at 609m - just shy of 2000ft at the northern end of the main ridge.

Path on Mynydd Troed with view to Llangorse Lake - geograph.org.uk - 2854514

Path on Mynydd Troed with view to Llangorse Lake

View To Cockit Hill And Beyond - geograph.org.uk - 3363433

View To Cockit Hill And Beyond

Rhiangoll at Pont Waun Fach - geograph.org.uk - 2471654

Rhiangoll at Pont Waun Fach

Rhiangoll Valley - geograph.org.uk - 318252

Rhiangoll Valley

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