Powys Walks

Pen y Fan Walk from Storey Arms

As Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons is the highest mountain in South Wales, and being within easy reach of a large population base, Pen y Fan can be quite popular with walkers. As a result, there has been a serious path erosion problem here which has necessitated the building of flagged paths. At least this makes …

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Walk around Garreg Ddu Reservoir

Starting between Garreg Ddu and Caban Coch Reservoirs, this is a walk along the eastern side of the latter. The map outlines a suggested alternative return route. The Route Click here to view the full description and download a printable route guide and map. © Copyright Andrew Hill and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The Elan Valley Trail

Walk into the heart of the Elenydd along three reservoirs and ending at the fourth. If you love waterside walks, then this will appeal. Makes a good approach into the Elenydd from Rhayader if you’re going wild camping as well. This is wild terrain, but the route is easy enough and stays low on forestry …

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A Ramble up Gwaunceste Hill and Cwm Cest in the Radnor Forest

A steady walk around the rolling hills to the south of New Radnor to Gwaunceste Hill and the ancient byways through Cwm Cest. Click here to view the full description and download a printable route guide and map. Featured Image © Copyright Richard Webb and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Best Hill Walks in Brecon Beacons National Park

Walk up Waun Fach via Y Grib

The summit plateau of Waun Fach in the Black Mountains is mostly peat bog, with only the base of the trig point now remaining, hardly fitting for the highest point in the Black Mountains. It makes up for this with some wonderful approaches, such as the Grib ridge which this route ascends. The Route Click …

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