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Address: Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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At just under 3,000 feet, this is the highest mountain in South Wales and...

At just under 3,000 feet, this is the highest mountain in South Wales and the jewel in the crown that is the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Walk Sunday 330 pm

My gorgeous ever young friend ( who is now officially an. OAP) and I started walking up Pen y fan at 330 pm this Sunday. I have always gone up in the morning and my friend was a... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My gorgeous ever young friend ( who is now officially an. OAP) and I started walking up Pen y fan at 330 pm this Sunday. I have always gone up in the morning and my friend was a bit surprised at the late start. It was a gorgeously sunny Sunday , so we took a chance. And it was glorious!!... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wonderful area, good walking, need tout walking boots, take plenty to drink, do not try this on a very warm day unless you are prepared with hat and suncream and plents of water to drink

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Thank Hilda W
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loving the visit with my wife and family. A great day out with the glorious views from upon pen y fan despite the strenuous walk in the blistering heat. All in all a great day

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Thank bunnybum84
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to walk pen y fan to gain us experience as we were walking snowdon a month later. We was not experienced at this point but we wanted to give it a try. We brought the proper walking shoes and equipment and we was so happy we did. Having the appropriate shoes helped with the climb up this track... More 

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Thank Gemzj87
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a gentle walk up with the kids and dog, lovely views from the top. Very reasonable cafe at the bottom selling snacks, drinks and ice cream. A nice day spent in beautiful surroundings.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well maintained pathway up to Pen y Fan for most of the route, shame about the poor car parking facilities

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Thank Mal S
Liverton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am now well into my hundreds for the amount of times I've been up the Fan, and this was the 3rd for my wife. But despite this I just love this place and would do it daily if I lived nearer. During our visit this time the clouds were low and at the top it was only about 20... More 

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Thank Martin S
Newport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our fourth trek to penyfan mountain the highest peak in South Wales but only first time to trek the horseshoe walk which is over 9 miles and rated strenuous.it was a beautiful day for walking so thoroughly enjoyed the hike.it took us about 7 hours as we stopped a few times for cups of tea and picnic.we parked... More 

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Thank Lucy N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time hiking and boy was it hard work. It is worth it though, the views are magnificent and it was such an accomplishment!

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With limited time in the area I took advise from the TA forum about what we could do and Pen Y Fan was recommended. We parked at the lower car park and started the hike to the top with our 2 dogs. We were lucky in that it was a sunny dry day and also midweek so not too busy.... More 

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