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Best trails in Brecon Beacons National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Brecon Beacons National Park, Powys? AllTrails has 99 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 59 moderate trails in Brecon Beacons National Park ranging from 1.6 to 38.1 km and from 71 to 893 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

The Brecon Beacons National Park (in Welsh "Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog") was established, as the name suggests, around the Brecon Beacons hill range in the South of Wales, though it also encompasses the Black Mountain and Fforest Fawr. Its landscape mostly consists of bare grassland and moorland that is home to Welsh mountain ponies and Welsh mountain sheep. It also has a few forestry plantations, remote reservoirs, waterfalls and caves.

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Map of trails in Brecon Beacons National Park
Park information
Area:
134400 hectares
Top trails (99)
#1 - Pen Y Fan Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 17.1 km • Est. 5 h 49 m
Note: Sections of this trail is CLOSED due to construction work on the reservoir. Please check with the park page for more information. Pen y Fan is one of the most popular peaks in the Brecon BeaconShow more
#2 - Pen Y Fan from A470
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 6.4 km • Est. 2 h 43 m
Pen Y Fan from A470 is a 6.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Brecon, Powys, Wales that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, anShow more
#3 - Ystradfellte Four Waterfalls Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 35 m
Ystradfellte Four Waterfalls Walk is a 7.9 kilometer loop trail located near Ystradfellte, Powys, Wales that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#4 - Llyn y Fan Fach and Llyn y Fan Fawr Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 15.1 km • Est. 5 h 25 m
Very scenic trail. If you want to finish the whole trail make sure leave yourself plenty of daylight. Most of the path is dry and solid but there are some bits that are a little wet. You can see snow Show more
#5 - The Beacons Way
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 159.2 km • Est. Multi-day
Most people tend to complete this trail from West to East starting in llangadog and finishing in Abergavenny. You will need to carry all your supplies in the western half as you do not pass towns or sShow more
#6 - Pen y Fan and Corn Du Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 11.1 km • Est. 4 h 18 m
This is a difficult walk to the summit of Pen y Fan and Corn Du Circular. Enjoy the beautiful views from the top of the highest mountain in southern Britain and keep an eye out for Bronze Age artifactShow more
#7 - Sugar Loaf and Usk Valley Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 6.9 km • Est. 2 h 29 m
Short circular walk from car park at Mynydd Llanwenarth to the Sugar Loaf near Abergavenny. Enjoy the ancient forest and river as you wind your way along the trail. Show more
#8 - Brecon Beacons 4 Peak Treker Trail
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 20.0 km • Est. 7 h 10 m
Good views all around can be very wet under-foot so good walking boots advised.  This is quite a strenuous walk so take both water and some food with you. This walk covers the four peaks in one go. ThShow more
#9 - Porth Yr Ogof Waterfall Circular
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 13.2 km • Est. 4 h 16 m
Great walk with a steep start. Features beautiful falls.Show more
#10 - Dragons Back and Waun Fach
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 12.1 km • Est. 4 h 52 m
Fantastic loop from Castle Inn car park. Fairly easy to follow the path, just need to know when it splits.Show more
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