Easiest walk up Pen y Fan on a good track. Still a mountain walk that needs respect.
|7.5 km||487 m||3 hours|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
Start and Finish: Storey Arms
None – note that the Storey Arms isn’t a welcome pub at the end of the day, but an outdoor centre.
No specific hazards, but it’s still a mountain and you’ll need to know what you’re doing.
Trawscambian bus.Traveline for UK Public Transport
Parking and Post Code for Sat Nav (where applicable): LD3 8NL
Parking availble but limited at busy periods. The A470 is a busy trunk road and illegal parking will be ticketed.
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Pen y Fan and Corn Du Brecon Beacons Walk Route Map and GPX Download
- Glyn Tarell from Storey Arms - 1.3km
- Pen y Fan Walk from Storey Arms - 1.3km
- Walk up Fan Frynych and Craig Cerrig Gleision - 2.4km
- Brecon Beacons Horseshoe Walk from Cwm Taf Fechan - 6.0km
- Fan y Big Waterfalls and Ridges Walk - 6.9km
- Brecon Beacons Waterfall Country Walk- Four Falls Trail to Sgwd yr Eira - 8.5km
- Pen y Fan and Brecon Beacons via the Cwm Llwch horseshoe walk - 9.2km
- On the Taff Trail from Talybont on Usk to Brecon - 10.8km
Pubs and Cafes Nearby:
Pen y Fan and Corn Du Brecon Beacons Walk Details
Pen y Fan is the highest point south of Snowdonia and the route to its summit is a surprisingly easy walk of under 8km there and back.
Even so, it is still a mountain and should be treated with respect!
For more walks up Pen y Fan, visit our All the Walking Routes up Pen y Fan article.