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The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny
Introduction to Walk 1271

Photo from the walk - The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Monmouthshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1600 feet / 485 metres

Grade - moderate

The focus of this Monmouthshire walk is the Sugar Loaf near Abergavenny. The walk offers excellent views north into the Brecon Beacons National Park as well as other fine countryside in other directions. 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1664
The Sugar Loaf from near Abergavenny (short ascent)
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

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3.8 miles / 6.0 km away
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Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
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Keeper's Pond & Blorenge
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3134
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The Llangatwg Escarpment from near Crickhowell
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1415
3.9 miles / 6.2 km away
Iron Mountain Trail - 'Llwybr Mynydd Haearn' - Part 1
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
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Iron Mountain Trail - 'Llwybr Mynydd Haearn' - Part 2
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 1237
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
Cwmyoy & Hatterrall Hill from Llanthony Priory
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 3203
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
Vale of Ewyas from Llanthony Abbey
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Length - 10.7 miles / 17.4 km
Walk 3342
7.0 miles / 11.3 km away
The Hatterall Ridge from Llanthony Priory
Grade - very hard
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km
Walk 2935
9.2 miles / 14.8 km away
Llanthony Priory from Capel-y-ffin
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.7 miles / 12.5 km
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10.1 miles / 16.2 km away
Hay Bluff & Twmpa from Capel-y-Ffin Youth Hostel
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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