Walking on the Brecon Beacons

45 circular walks in the National Park

By Andrew Davies, David Whittaker

45 circular day walks are described in this guidebook to the Brecon Beacons National Park. From west to east, Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains these mountain and valley routes offer many options, highlighting the natural features. The walks described explore dramatic waterfalls, wooded gorges and upland valleys.

Seasons

all year round walking if properly equipped; high summits and ridge walks best in winter; wooded valleys best in springtime or autumn when flowers are out or leaves are turning

Centres

Llandovery, Brecon, Crickhowell, Abergavenny and Hay-on-Wye

Difficulty

walking suitable for all abilities and weather conditions; low level valley routes; high peaks and ridges; waterfall walks

Must See

Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains
ISBN
9781852845544
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Published
19 Jan 2010
Reprinted
2 Feb 2017
Edition
Second
Pages
256
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight
290g
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Andrew Davies

Andy has been a professional photographer for over 20 years and specialises in wildlife and landscape photography. He moved to West Wales in 1999 to be immersed in the environment which inspires him and wrote and photographed Coastline Wales in 2008. He regularly takes his stills and video cameras underwater and is currently working on a number of new books and video projects. A former university lecturer, he now combines his love of photography and his passion for passing on skills to others in a series of photographic and video workshops in West Wales. He is also an external tutor for Aberystwyth University in outdoor and wildlife photography.

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Whittaker David

David Whittaker

​David has enjoyed the mountains of Britain all his life, walking and climbing in Wales, Scotland and the Lake District. He has also trekked and climbed in Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, Ladakh, New Zealand, Ecuador and Patagonia. He was head of a university unit of forensic dentistry, working here and abroad. He is now Emeritus Professor in the subject and in 2003 was appointed OBE for his work.

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