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Brecon Beacon Horseshoe is a 11 mile loop trail located near Brecon, Powys, Wales that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Distance: 11.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2,680 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

lake

views

wild flowers

Take a steep climb up Craig ddu ridge, follow the ridge up to corn du, pen y fan then down Jacobs ladder. You will then have two more climbs-up to the top of the crybin then fan y big. 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. For a different variation of this route, which includes Bwlch y Ddwyallt: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/wales/powys/brecon-beacons-4-peak-treker-trail

hiking
8 months ago

I really enjoyed this walk. I’m not sure how accurate the map is but you take a steep climb up Craig ddu ridge, follow the ridge up to corn du, pen y fan then down Jacobs ladder. You will then have two more climbs-up to the top of the crybin then fan y big.

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2 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
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hiking
11 months ago