The Brecon Beacons Area, The Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales
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Fan Fawr means 'Large Beacon' in Welsh and is pronounced 'van-vowr'.
The summit of Fan Fawr is marked by a cairn. Fan Fawr's Ordnance Survey Trig Point lies some 500m SE of the summit.
You can find Fan Fawr & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)
1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):
1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):
See Fan Fawr and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:
See Fan Fawr and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Map:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Fan Fawr
Paul Roddam walked up Fan Fawr on January 21st, 2023 [from/via/route] Pen Y Fan Car Park [with] Solo [weather] Cold, sunny
Helen Howarth climbed Fan Fawr on May 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] From Storey Arms [with] Leila x [weather] Warm - Early morning walk
Sion Britton bagged Fan Fawr on November 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Fan Llia to Fan Fawr Horseshoe. [weather] Dry, cold & boggy.
Toby Norman hiked Fan Fawr on August 31st, 2020 [with] Woots, Jay, Odette, Sarah, Steve
Iwan Williams summited Fan Fawr on August 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Storey Arms
Iain Jones conquered Fan Fawr on July 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] The Storey Arms [with] Stuart Jones & others as part of UFC Survival Weekend - Day 1
Mark Phillips scaled Fan Fawr on January 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Storey Arms [weather] Pouring rain
Andrew Joss walked up Fan Fawr on September 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Pont Ar Daf car park [with] Barbara [weather] Sunny
David Wand climbed Fan Fawr on May 31st, 1990 [with] Gayle [weather] Rained in the night but dry for the walk & a light breeze
Glenn Radford bagged Fan Fawr on May 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] po112 [with] the kids [weather] Warm & sunny
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