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Beautiful walks with lovely scenery. Well worth travelling to get to such wonderful views. Take... read more

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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A Decent Walk

Always a great walk. A bit tiring but worth it when you reach the top! Great views and lots of... read more

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Sarah M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“sugar loaf”(16 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Llanwenarth, Abergavenny NP7 7LA, Wales
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All reviews great walk sugar loaf car park amazing views national trust well worth the effort short hike gentle climb parking area take your time bristol channel family walk passing places nice climb three hours miles and miles degree view
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful walks with lovely scenery. Well worth travelling to get to such wonderful views. Take food and drink, but bring your rubbish home!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed today

Always a great walk. A bit tiring but worth it when you reach the top! Great views and lots of fresh air!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have started mountain / hill walking and trekking. Week 1 was the Shell Grotto and Folly in Pontypool. Week 2 Pen-y-Fan and. Ow week 3 The SugarLoaf. There are several start points and routes up. We choose to park at the bottom end of Abergavenny...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason74656
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having grown up in this area, I can't believe I've not done this walk before. Regarding the car park, if you use the postcode NP7 7LA, this will take you up a single track road to two car parks. There are plenty of passing places...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank CGW1981
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk, lots of lovely people, plenty of space to park and very good exercise. Good pubs nearby too!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gk1878
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a lovely walk. always plenty of people to stop and talk to. Amazing health benefits. Great pubs in the area too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GRD1981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parked in the main car park and walked up. Moderately difficult, and steep towards top. Took about 2.5 hours to go up & back. Tried to follow the walk on the National Trust website but instructions weren’t great. Easy enough to find paths without the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Chappers48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the straight up route so it was a hard climb - much easier on the way back down! Parking was good and available close to the trail head.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 985delphinej
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a not too demanding hike up and enjoy spectacular views, breathe in the clear mountain air, and take a moment to relish the peace and quiet

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 21 November 2018

A narrow drive up to the nearest car park but worth all the effort. Even the views from the car park are fab. There are a variety of routes to the summit, all on grassy paths with just a bit of uneven ground at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Mrs Beverley W
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Aden G
21 July 2018|
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Response from 814kelvinb | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park about 3/4 of the way up. I often see people with a BBQ there. Not sure about right at the top of the mountain though.
21 March 2018|
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Response from Ferdie2012 | Reviewed this property |
Ruth, from the small Fro car park on the Bettws/Pantygelli side it is about 2hrs return for fit walkers. It is a white road access from both directions but reasonable passing places and the car park is not usually full... More