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Pen y Fan
886m (2907ft)

The Brecon Beacons Area, The Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales

Pen y Fan is the highest point in The Brecon Beacons National Park and the highest point in the county of Powys.

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Welsh Mountain
19th highest in Wales,
31st in England & Wales

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Welsh Nuttall
21st highest in Wales,
36th in England & Wales

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Welsh Marilyn
10th highest in Wales,
258Pen y Fan in Great Britain





Pen y Fan is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL12
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 160
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Pen y Fan is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:



You can walk to the top of Pen y Fan by using any of these 8 easy to follow route maps:










Your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record Your Personal Mountain & Hill Bagging Record

If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Pen y Fan, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Pen y Fan Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Pen y Fan

Marcelle Allman walked up on October 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Corn Du, Horseshoe walk, however it was so lovely and we made good time so added on traversing the valley and walking back along the opposite ridgeline. [with] Dave Raime [weather] Glorious sunshine 12 degrees - My first visit to the Brecon Beacons.

Dale Tyler climbed on May 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Horseshoe walk up from Cwn Gwdi: Cribyn - Pen y Fan - Corn Du [with] On my own [weather] Hottest day of the year so far. Thought I was melting.... - Cuckoos calling in the woods across the Nant Sere and newts in Llyn Cwm Llwch

Kimberley Gratton bagged on July 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Horseshoe Trail - Mountain Mist

Alan Pritchard hiked on April 24th, 2015 [with] My Wife [weather] Good - Walked the Brecon horseshoe a few times beautiful walk from Cwm Gwdi.πŸ˜ŽπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Mark Davidson summited on October 21st, 2004 [with] Theresa [weather] Rain and Mist!

Iain Jones conquered on November 12th, 2011 [from/via/route] Cwmgwdi [with] Nick Cockayne & Neil Biddle - 27 December 2011 - walked from The Storey Arms; 01 January 2013 - walked from Cwmgwdi; 25 April 2015 - walked from Neuadd Reservoir; 15 July 2018 - walked from The Storey Arms as part of UFC Survival Weekend - Day 3 (Fan Dance)

Bay Wan scaled on April 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] Not sure, east side. Also completed on 20/5/18 with just Cocoa via the classic horseshoe starting from Storey Arms [with] Cocoa Puppy and Kira dog [weather] Sunny (20/5/18 very sunny and hot!) - 1st big hike with Cocoa

Michael O'Driscoll walked up on May 31st, 2009 [from/via/route] From Lower Neuadd Reservoir, via Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan, Corn Du & Twyn Mwyalchod [with] Yvonne & jamie O'Driscoll [weather] Beautiful - Tough walk

David Buckley climbed on July 12th, 1993 [with] Julie, Haley & Carlie [weather] Cloudy

Andrew Joss bagged on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Pont Ar Daf car park [with] Barbara, Pip, Mick & Benson [weather] Dull then sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Pen y Fan

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Photo: Caroline Swain (1)

Climbing Pen y Fan

Climbing Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (12)

Approaching Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Approaching Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (3)

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (19)

Nearing the summit of Pen y Fan

Nearing the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Daniel Evans (1)

Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (32)

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Photo: Caroline Swain (2)

View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (20)

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (6)

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (3)


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