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Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny

A walk in The Brecon Beacons National Park, Monmouthshire, Wales

Superb views of the Black Mountains

Walk Route Summary:
- B4521 Layby, Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr), Llwyn Franc, Top Cottage, Top Cottage, Pant-Skirrid, B4521 Layby.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny B4521 Layby, Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr), Llwyn Franc, Top Cottage, Top Cottage, Pant-Skirrid, B4521 Layby The Black Mountains,  The Brecon Beacons National Park,  Monmouthshire,  Wales

On the summit of The Skirrid - Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr) with The Black Mountains in the background.
Photo: Mike Powell

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Skirrid or Ysgyryd Fawr is also known as 'Holy Mountain' and 'St Michael's Mount'. The remains of the walls of the ancient St Michael's chapel can be traced at the summit.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr) at 486m (1595ft). Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr) is also known as a Marilyn (86th in Wales, 1012th in the UK).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

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For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny

In no particular order . . .

On Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr) near Abergavenny for my 60th birthday in October with weather a lot better than now (July, 2012)!. Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny photo

1. On Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr) near Abergavenny for my 60th birthday in October with weather a lot better than now (July, 2012)!
Photo: Diana Hayes (1)


St Michaels Chapel on the summit of Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr). Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny photo

2. St Michaels Chapel on the summit of Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr)
Photo: Alex Oldridge (10)


The Black Mountains from the summit of Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr). Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny photo

3. The Black Mountains from the summit of Skirrid Fawr (Ysgyryd Fawr)
Photo: Alex Oldridge (11)


My son Daniel and our 2 dogs Brecon and Maggie at the top of The Skirrid. Walk route map mo128 The Skirrid from Abergavenny photo

4. My son Daniel and our 2 dogs Brecon and Maggie at the top of The Skirrid
Photo: Kevin Friend (1)



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