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Cwm Llwch from Cwm Gwdi walk

Cwm Llwch from Cwm Gwdi walk

This is one of the harder ways to the summit of Pen y Fan, the Brecon Beacons highest peak. Starting at just over 1000ft (310m) above sea level, you have 1893ft (576m) of climbing before the reaching the top at 2908ft (886m).

This route takes in the summit of Corn Du, the Tommy Jones obelisk and the legendary Llyn Cwm Llwch. Save this route for a nice day to enjoy the spectacular views.


The route: 

  • DifficultyChallenging
  • Time5 hours
  • Distance8 miles (12.8 km)
  • MapLandranger 160; Explorer OL12
  • Dogs allowedDog friendly

Start: Cwm Gwdi car park, grid ref: SO025248

Find the full route and map here

Check out our other Brecon walking routes here.


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