The Geotours App features four walking tours of the Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark. Download the App for free from the Google Play or the App Store (search Geotours) and head out on a self-led exploration of the Geopark.
Each Geotour takes around 2-3 hours to complete and we recommend using an OS map of the area in conjunction with the Geotours.
Choose from the following Geotours:
This 5.5km/3.5 mile route explores an extraordinary landscape, where remnants of quarries and tramways reveal the dramatic industrial past of this spectacular mountain.
Garn Goch Geotour
This 3km/2 mile geotour explores the dramatic setting of Garn Goch, a spectacular hillfort on the western edge of the Geopark.
Mynydd Illtud Geotour
This 5.6km/3.5 mile circular walk visits the common land of Mynydd Illtud, a magnificent upland viewpoint near the National Park visitor centre at the very heart of the Brecon Beacons.
This 3.75km/2.33 mile tour takes you back to the hurly-burly of the 19th century when Penwyllt was home to a thriving local firebrick-making industry.
Tell us what you thought of the Geotours App
Should we create more Fforest Fawr Geotours? Have you got a suggestion of how we can improve one of the tours? We’d like to hear from you. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
When out walking please remember to follow Welsh Government’s social distancing rules and visit the Brecon Beacons National Park safely.
European Atlantic Geotourism Route.
The Geotours app showcases 12 Geopark destinations across Europe, including Fforest Fawr, which together form the European Atlantic Geotourism Route. A new, awe-inspiring trail of magnificent destinations along the epic expanse of the Atlantic frontier. It winds an intriguing transnational path from Ireland and the UK, to France, Portugal and Spain over to the Atlantic Islands of Lanzarote and down to the Azores. Why not download some of the other tours and take a virtual visit of another Geopark?
This App was co-financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme through the European Regional Development Fund.