Brecon Beacons

Description

Mountain range in the south of Wales. Also, the name is used to refer to the Brecon Beacons National Park, which comprises a larger area and other hill ranges as well. Popular for hiking. Pen y Fan, south Wales highest mountain, is one of the popular destinations.

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Rate 8.0 | 1 vote | No 5. in United Kingdom
  • Oranginas, hiking trails Europe April 1997
  • Rate 8
  • Positive Wales at its best! The colours, Neolithic remains, moss, a rich flora and fauna, Usk-valley (also the name of another famous trail), waterfalls, enchanting views……….
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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Hillwalking in Wales - Vol 1
  • The first of two guidebooks describing walking routes up every 2000-footer in Wales - covers Arans, Arenigs, Berwyns, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons, Cader Idris, Carneddau, Cwmdeuddwr hills and the Dovey hills. The entire collection of 166 routes are arranged alphabetically over the two volumes. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • Wales Hill Walking - Volume 1 - Arans - Dovey Hills
  • Hill Walking in Wales- Volume 1 is part of an alphabetically arranged, two-book series of Peter Hermon’s Cicerone guides describing walking routes up every single 2000-footer in Wales. This volume covers the many hills of Wales, taking in the Arans, Arenigs, Berwyns, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons, Cader Idris, Carneddau, Cwmdeuddwr and Dovey... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2010
  • Hillwalking in Wales - Vol 2
  • The first of two guidebooks describing walking routes up every 2000-footer in Wales - covers Arans - Dovey hills. The routes - all 166 of them - are arranged alphabetically over the two volumes. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • The Mountains of England and Wales: Vol 1 Wales
  • The Nuttalls are hills over 2000ft high in England and Wales. The 190 Nuttalls in Wales are split into: Carneddau, Glyders, Snowdon, Moel Hebog, Moelwyns, Arenigs, Berwyns, Arans, Rhinogs, Cadair Idris, central Wales, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons. Definitive lists, detailed route descriptions, maps and drawings of Wales' highest peaks. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • The Mountains of England and Wales: Vol. 1 - Wales
  • The Mountains of England and Wales - Volume 1 is John and Anne Nuttall’s Cicerone guide to walking the highest summits in the country. The guide describes the ascent of all 190 mountains in Wales and is a companion to the authors’ similar work on England. Each of the mountains are grouped by range, allowing walkers to easily find relevant and... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
  • The Mountains of England and Wales: Vol 1 Wales
  • The Nuttalls are hills over 2000ft high in England and Wales. The 190 Nuttalls in Wales are split into: Carneddau, Glyders, Snowdon, Moel Hebog, Moelwyns, Arenigs, Berwyns, Arans, Rhinogs, Cadair Idris, central Wales, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons. Definitive lists, detailed route descriptions, maps and drawings of Wales' highest peaks. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • Walking on the Brecon Beacons
  • 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. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Brecon Beacons Walking
  • Cicerone’s guide to walking on the Brecon Beacons contains 43 contrasting day walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales in the UK, from centres including Llandovery, Brecon, Crickhowell, split into four areas: Mynydd Du, Fforest Fawr, Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains.The included walks avoid the more popular routes to explore... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Walking on the Brecon Beacons | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. A completely revised new edition of this guide to 45 contrasting day walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales in the UK, from centres including Llandovery, Brecon, Crickhowell,... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Book of the Bothy
  • A celebration of 26 of the author's favourite bothies, as she shares her memories of her favourite 'stone tents' all over the UK in remote and wild locations. Packed with expert advice on how to make use of these 'free, old, empty houses', from packing lists to bothy etiquette and the best walks into these remote locations. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
  • The Book of the Bothy
  • A celebration of 26 of the author's favourite bothies, as she shares her memories of her favourite 'stone tents' all over the UK in remote and wild locations. Packed with expert advice on how to make use of these 'free, old, empty houses' from packing lists to bothy etiquette and the best walks into these remote locations. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • Walking in the South Wales Valleys
  • A walking guidebook with 32 day routes and 2 weekend backpacking routes (the Coed Morgannwg Way and Glamorgan Ridgeway) across the valleys, ridges and coast of South Wales. This now-green landscape has superb walking opportunities in an easily accessible area. Packed with Roman, Celtic and other historical interest. Read more
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United Kingdom
2012
  • South Wales Valleys Walking
  • Walking in the South Wales Valleys guide from Cicerone Press with 30 day walks and two multi-stage routes suitable for a leisurely weekend, all highlighted on extracts from the Ordnance Survey Landranger series.Recommended walks are grouped into five chapters: the valleys, western ridges, eastern ridges, coast and vale, and history and... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2012
  • Walking in the South Wales Valleys
  • A walking guidebook with 32 day routes and 2 weekend backpacking routes (the Coed Morgannwg Way and Glamorgan Ridgeway) across the valleys, ridges and coast of South Wales. This now-green landscape has superb walking opportunities in an easily accessible area. Packed with Roman, Celtic and other historical interest. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a 177 mile (283km) long-distance walk along the English and Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The guidebook is split into 12 stages with suggestions for planning alternative itineraries. With 1:25K OS map booklet. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa`s Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa`s Dyke Path National Trail, following the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn on the north Wales Coast, linking the Severn Estuary and the Irish Sea, contouring above the Wye and Dee, visiting hillforts and Norman... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • This guidebook describes Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, a 177-mile long-distance walk along the English-Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The guidebook is split into 12 stages with suggestions for planning alternative itineraries. With 1:25K OS map booklet. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The Offa's Dyke Path - Wales | Cicerone
  • Engelstalige beschrijving van de mooiste wandeltocht in Wales. De gids voldoet aan alle verwachtingen die je kunt hebben, het enige dat je mist is een overzichtskaart. Inclusief gidsje met routekaarten van 1:25000 (deze is hier ook los te bestellen) This guidebook - which includes both a guide to the route and a separate OS map booklet -... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa's Dyke Map Booklet
  • Map of the 177 mile (283km) Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and Prestatyn. The trail takes 2 weeks to walk, and is suitable for walkers at all levels of experience. This compact booklet of OS 1:25,000 maps shows the full route, providing all of the mapping you need to complete the trail. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Offa`s Dyke Path Cicerone Press Map Booklet
  • Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail on mapping at 1:25,000 from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series in a pocket-size booklet from Cicerone Press. The 285km / 177-mile trail between Chepstow and Prestatyn is presented with a route profile, plus summaries for each section showing GPS coordinates for the start and finish, distance and approximate... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelkaart Offa's Dyke Path - Wales | Cicerone
  • Handzaam gidsje met alleen de topografische routekaarten van 1:25000. De uitgebreide wandelgids (inclusief dit gidsje) is hier te bestellen. All the mapping you need to complete the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail, the longest linear earthwork in Britain, running 177 miles along the English–Welsh border between Sedbury (near Chepstow) and... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rock Trails South Wales: A Hillwalker`s Guide to the Geology & Scenery
  • This book explains to the hillwalker, in easy to understand but accurate terms, how geology has shaped the landscape of South Wales. A selection of 16 guided walks is used to illustrate this in terms of what can be seen on the ground. The hills, valleys and coasts of South Wales are some of Britain`s most celebrated and iconic landscapes. The... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Walk! The Brecon Beacons
  • Walk the Brecon Beacons is Bob Greaves’ Discovery Walking Guide exploring the best walking possibilities in the famous Welsh mountain range. The guide covers a range of walks within the Brecon Beacons National Park, from a gentle stroll around Usk Reservoir to a challenging four peaks in one day on the Grwynne Fawr route. The walks explore high... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Brecon Beacons & Glamorgan Walks
  • Pathfinder Brecon Beacons covering the Maen Madoc, Carn Goch and Carreg Cennen. This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Brecon Beacons providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Llangors Lake to the much more challenging walks in Waun Fach this volume contains something for everyone.... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • Brecon Beacons 2016
  • Pathfinder Brecon Beacons covering the Maen Madoc, Carn Goch and Carreg Cennen. This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in the Brecon Beacons providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Llangors Lake to the much more challenging walks in Waun Fach this volume contains something for everyone.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids 18 Pathfinder Guides Brecon Beacons | Ordnance Survey
  • Wandelgids van een deel van Engeland. Deze gids bevat 28 dagwandelingen, variërend van korte tochten tot pittige dagtochten. De bijbehorende kaarten zijn uitstekend: men heeft de topografische kaarten van Ordnance Survey gebruikt waarop de route is ingetekend. Daarnaast praktische informatie over de wandeling en wat beschrijvingen van het... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Brecon Beacons & South Wales: AA 50 Walks
  • Walking is one of Britain`s favourite leisure activities, and this guide features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all of the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of South Wales, and cear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2013
  • 50 Walks in Brecon Beacons & South Wales
  • Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities, and this guide features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. The book features all of the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of South Wales, and cear mapping for ease of use. Every route has been colour coded... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids 50 Walks in the Brecon Beacons and south Wales | AA
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een aantal dagtochten tussen de 5 en 13 kilometer. Niet heel erg lang dus, maar wel op de mooiste plekken en goed beschreven en prima kaartmateriaal. Walking is one of Britain’s favourite leisure activities, and this great pocket-sized walking guide to the Brecon Beacons features a variety of mapped walks to suit all... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons
  • Short Walks Brecon Beacons covering parts of The Sugar Loaf, Pen y Fan and Llyn y Fan Fach. This selection offers interest and regional variety in the Brecon Beacons, providing the best short walks in the area. Covering walks through the whole of the Brecon Beacons, both popular and little know scenic routes including Tor y Foel and Mynydd... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons - All-Terrain Pushchair Walks
  • A comprehensive and practical guide for families with all terrain pushchairs, wishing to enjoy the beauty of the Brecon Beacons. There are 30 graded routes tested and cosen for their five children. Incluses a range of high and low level walks, with lakes and mountains. Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons West & Central 25K AA/OS Walker`s Map No. 18
  • West and Central Brecon Beacons at 1:25,000 in a series of Walker’s Maps published by the AA with the cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The map is double-sided and coverage includes Brecon beacons National Park, Merthyr Tydfil, Brecon, Trecastle, Llandovery, Llanwrda, Llandeilo, etc.Maps in the AA Walker’s series are... Read more
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  • Presteigne and Hay-on-Wye / Llanandras a’r Gelli Gandryll 1919-1920
  • Map No. 148, Presteigne and Hay-on-Wye / Llanandras a’r Gelli Gandryll 1819-1920, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1919-1923
  • Map No. 160, Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1919-1923, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons West Adventure Atlas
  • The western part of the Brecon Beacons at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. Coverage includes Brecon, Merthyr Tydfil, Llandeilo and Llondovery.To see other titles in this series please click on the series link.A-Z Adventure... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Black Mountains / Y Mynyddoedd Duon 1919-1920
  • Map No. 161, The Black Mountains / Y Mynyddoedd Duon 1919-1920, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1901-1902
  • Map No. 146, Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1901-1902, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons East Adventure Atlas
  • The eastern part of the Brecon Beacons at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. Coverage includes Brecon, Hay-on-Wye, Pandy, Abergavenny, Pontypool, Merther Tydfil, Llangynidr, Llanfrynach, Llangorse and Talgarth.To see other titles... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Presteigne and Hay-on-Wye / Llanandras a’r Gelli Gandryll 1900-1903
  • Map No. 148, Presteigne and Hay-on-Wye / Llanandras a’r Gelli Gandryll 1900-1903, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1901-1902
  • Map No. 160, Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1901-1902, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1831-1834
  • Map No. 146, Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1831-1834, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Black Mountains / Y Mynyddoedd Duon 1900
  • Map No. 161, The Black Mountains / Y Mynyddoedd Duon 1900, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons
  • Waterproof mountain map of Brecon Beacons from Harvey at 1:40,000, with a geological map of the region on the reverse and advice on navigating the region safely.*MAIN MAP:* Topography is shown through clear altitude shading, spot heights, contours at 15m intervals, and index contours at 75m intervals. A variety of symbols are used to show... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons
  • Waterproof mountain map of Brecon Beacons from Harvey at 1:40,000, with a geological map of the region on the reverse and advice on navigating the region safely.MAIN MAP: Topography is shown through clear altitude shading, spot heights, contours at 15m intervals, and index contours at 75m intervals. A variety of symbols are used to show terrain... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1830-1834
  • Map No. 160, Brecon Beacons / Bannau Brycheiniog 1830-1834, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps have been combined so... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Offa`s Dyke Path South: Chepstow to Knighton
  • The southern part of the Offa’s Dyke National Trail between Chepstow and Knighton presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The map shows this section of the route on seven overlapping panels, with a separate panel highlighting various historic sites along the whole route.Maps in the Harvey’s... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Offa's Dyke Path South | Harvey Maps
  • Wandelkaart van het Zuidelijk deel van Offa's Dyke Path met uitsnedes van de route. Offa's Dyke Path is a National Trail. It runs along the border between Wales and England. Offa was a famous king of Mercia from 757 to 796, ruling an area stretching across a large part of England. Offa's Dyke Path runs from sea to sea - the Severn Estuary to... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1923
  • Map No. 146, Lampeter and Llandovery / Llanbedr Pont Steffan a Llanymddyfri 1923, in the Cassini Historical Series of old Ordnance Survey mapping of England and Wales at 1:50,000 in a format designed to offer a convenient comparison with the present day coverage from the OS, and most locations in three different editions. Old historical maps... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Brecon Beacons
  • Overnacht in Nythfa House, een prachtig Country House aan de rand van het gezellige oude centrum van het marktplaatsje Brecon met op de achtergrond de tot de verbeelding sprekende bergrand van de Brecon Beacons en Black Mountains gelegen in het gelijknamige National Park. Ga op in het contrastrijke open landschap van Wales met groene valleien,... Read more
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