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Pen y Bryn & Carn Pica from Pencelli
Introduction to Walk 3536

Photo from the walk - Pen y Bryn & Carn Pica from Pencelli

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons

County/Area - Powys

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A Brecon Beacons walk starting in Pencelli (near Brecon) that includes the summit of Pen y Bryn, the impressice cairn of Carn Pica, views aover Talybont Reservoir, a section of the Taff Trail along the monmouthshire and Brecon Canal plus much more scenic interest along the way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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