Beacons Way (Brecon)

A 99 miles long distance footpath which travels through the Brecon Beacons National Park from Abergavenny in the east to Llangadog in the west. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Abergavenny
Distance: 99 miles (159 km)
Grid Ref: SO301141
Climbing: 6,628 metres
Walk time: 50-60 hours
Days: 6-10

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Beacons Way is a linear route which runs for 99 miles east to west through the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. The route passes many of the most important landmarks and mountain peaks in the Beacons and Black Mountain/ Black Mountains ranges. It also includes visits to many of the towns in the park as well as visiting popular attractions such as Carreg Cennen Castle near Llandeilo at the western end of the path. It is a great route deserving of National Trail status.

Useful Links:
Brecon Beacons Park Society
Brecon Beacons National Park
Ramblers Association
Independent Hostel and Bunkhouse Guide
Long Distance Walkers Association

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