Fan y Big Waterfalls and Ridges Walk  1/5 (2)

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Route Summary:

Walk along the eastern end of the Brecon Beacons.

This walk includes the Hewitt of Fan y Big

This walk includes the Nuttall of Fan y Big

13.67 km 468 m 6 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Blaen y Glyn Uchaf car park


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Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): CF48 2UT

Blaen y Glyn Uchaf car park

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Fan y Big Waterfalls and Ridges Walk Details

While the crowds gather on Pen Y Fan, you may get a bit more solitude towards the less fashionable end of the Beacons. If not on Fan y Big (note only the one ‘n’, snigger, snigger) then towards the Kinder Scout like escarpments on Graig Fan Las.

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For more walks up Pen y Fan, visit our All the Walking Routes up Pen y Fan article.

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