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Best trails in Powys

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Trying to find the best Powys trails? AllTrails has 103 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Brecon, Crickhowell or Ystradfellte, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 52 moderate trails in Powys ranging from 1 to 23.7 miles and from 232 to 2,929 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Pen Y Fan Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 10.6 mi • 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 - Cadair Idris Circular Walk
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Cadair Idris is situated in the Cadair Idris Nature Reserve within Snowdonia National Park. Set off from the Tal-y-Llyn car park at Minffordd and climb uphill through the woods with the fast flowing Show more
#3 - Ystradfellte Four Waterfalls Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Ystradfellte Four Waterfalls Walk is a 4.9 mile loop trail located near Ystradfellte, Powys, Wales that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, Show more
#4 - Pen Y Fan from A470
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
Pen Y Fan from A470 is a 4 mile 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, and naturShow more
#5 - Pen y Fan and Corn Du Circular Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • 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
#6 - Brecon Beacons 4 Peak Treker Trail
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • 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
#7 - Dragons Back and Waun Fach
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 7.5 mi • 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
#8 - The Big Gap Brecon Beacons MTB Circular
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 24.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Big Gap Brecon Beacons MTB Circular is a 24.2 mile loop trail located near Brecon, Powys, Wales that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options.Show more
#9 - Pontneddfechan and Ystradfellte Waterfalls Walk
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 59 m
This loop features an extraordinary amount of waterfalls along a woodland gorge. First part is towards a couple of waterfalls, including a curtain waterfall you can walk behind. The walk to PontneddfaShow more
#10 - Pen y Fan
Brecon Beacons National Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Pen y Fan is the highest peak in South Wales and southern Britain situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park. This is a challenging walk observing mountain scenery across Pen y Fan. There are cleShow more
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