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2nd time and SUCCESS!!

Hottest day of october this time, Pont ar dar car park , and did circular walk about 2 half hours... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rockySouthWales
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south wales
Wonderful climb

My son and I climbed Pen Y Fan, starting from the Pont ar daf car park. We arrived at 9am and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
squatting-neville
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Alresford, United Kingdom
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At just under 3,000 feet, this is the highest mountain in South Wales and the jewel in the crown that is the Brecon Beacons National Park.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hottest day of october this time, Pont ar dar car park , and did circular walk about 2 half hours! Glorious , good solid paths, wonderful! apart from female dog walkers letting their dogs poo and not picking it up! Disgusting animals - the females...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I climbed Pen Y Fan, starting from the Pont ar daf car park. We arrived at 9am and the car park was very nearly full, by the time we came down there were cars parked all up the main road and it...More

1  Thank squatting-neville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, so it's just a small mountain. But I Iove Pen Y Fan and the whole Brecon Beacons/Black mountains. Whether you want to go for a casual few hour bimble, or pretend you're SAS and hit the "fan dance" it caters for most (nope, not...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to have some excellent weather at the end of September making this walk all the more pleasant. Glad we took the hard route up although my wife was not pleased as it was hard work! There are 2 main routes up, one...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent walk. Do the full circuit (the better route starts at Pont ar Daf car park). There are great views from the summit(s) of Corn Du and Pen y Fan and a snack van at both car parks for refreshments (toilets at Pont ar Daf)....More

Thank richardemail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our walking group normally venture to the Peak District on our annual big meet. The Beacons are incredible though and even in horrible conditions can’t fail to inspire. We did the circular which is tough at over 12 Miles. Without correct clothing and footwear I...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've climbed Pen y Fan so many times I've forgotten how many,but it keeps drawing me back! The trek up isn't too demanding,so even if you've never climbed this height before (886 metres/ 2,907 ft) it's pretty do -able even to a newbie,just take your...More

2  Thank Log W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mate and I decided to climb Pen Y Fan as he just moved to the area and he was not dissapointed. It was a glorious day and not to warm, just perfect climbing weather. There was loads of climbers even during the week day....More

1  Thank chris504019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walks are tough in parts and some of the paths are very uneven but the views are worth it. Very barren and windy landscape but if you don't mind that, a great day out. Signs not very clear in the car parks or just...More

Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took 1 hr 40 mins to clamber up from the NT car park, the walk is described as being suitable for the 'reasonably fit' I thought I was, turns out I wasn't but after lots of little pauses got to the top for the most...More

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Vanessa G
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Response from SWH100 | Reviewed this property |
Put in Storey Arms Outdoor Education Centre post code - LD3 8NL. It is opposite the car park at the bottom of Pen Y Fan.
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Yes, there are. But we went up with our dog and he was off the leash. He does not go to the sheep though...
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Response from Digicus D | Reviewed this property |
google 'pen y fan dark sky reserve'. people do this a lot
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