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Route Summary:

Easiest walk up Pen y Fan on a good track. Still a mountain walk that needs respect.

7.5 km487 m3 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.

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:

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.

Weather Forecast:

Met Office Brecon Beacons Mountain Weather

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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!

The Route

Click here to view the full description and download a printable route guide and map.

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

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