Trail 1 of Beacons Way undertaken by Tuesday Walkers Society
Demanding 9 miles Overcast; fine, misty rain; blustery wind
A demanding 9-mile linear walk from the eastern end of the Beacons Way, at Llangadog, passing through the settlement of Bethlehem, where we entered the bounds of the Brecon Beacons National Park, through to Castle Carreg Cennen; total ascent 1918ft.
The Beacons Way is an iconic walk, established in 2005, by John Samson, of the Brecon Beacons Park Society. It runs for just under 100 miles along the length of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is a challenging route, though well within the reaches of a fit and competent hill walker. Demanding uphill climbs and undulating ridges give spectacular views of the National Park, its varied landscapes and its wildlife.
A strenuous 11.5 mile circuit of some of the highest mountain peaks in southern Britain. The walk begins from a car park in the Taf Fechan Forest. A steep ascent up to the ridge of Graig Fan Ddu (642m), which leads directly towards the peak of Corn Du (873m). Continue reading “Brecon Beacons Circuit”→
Strenuous 12 miles Overcast; occasional light rain
A strenuous 12-mile walk, circumnavigating Langors Lake / Lyn Syfaddan, in the north-eastern part of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The walk begins from the Welsh Venison Centre, including the opportunity to see red deer up close, at the start of the walk. Continue reading “Llangors Lake”→