Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin

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

High moorland walk with fine views

Walk Route Summary:

- Capel-y-ffin, Chwarel y Fan, Blacksmith's Anvil (stone) Twyn Talycefn, Rhos Dirion, Rhiw y Fan, Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob), Darren Lwyd, Capel-y-ffin.

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Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin Capel-y-ffin, Chwarel y Fan, Blacksmith's Anvil (stone) Twyn Talycefn, Rhos Dirion, Rhiw y Fan, Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob), Darren Lwyd, Capel-y-ffin The Black Mountains,  The Brecon Beacons National Park,  Powys,  Wales

Chwarel y Fan summit cairn
Photo: Gareth Leach

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Rhos Dirion at 713m (2340ft). Rhos Dirion is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (80th in Wales, 196th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob), 680m (2232ft). Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (78th in Wales, 194th in England & Wales). Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (103rd in Wales, 257th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Chwarel y Fan, 670m (2199ft). Chwarel y Fan is the highest point in the county of Monmouthshire. Chwarel y Fan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (88th in Wales, 216th in England & Wales). Chwarel y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (116th in Wales, 286th in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin

In no particular order . . .

On the Roman Road near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

1. On the Roman Road near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas
Photo: Sue Lupton (3)


Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

2. Hay Bluff, Black Mountain and The Offa's Dyke path from Capel-y-ffin
Photo: Martin Mackey (3)


Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the  railway bridge at Cefn. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

3. Rodney's Pillar (Breidden Hill) (left) and Moel y Golfa (centre) and from the A458 road near the railway bridge at Cefn
Photo: David Neale (2)


Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) summit cairn. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

4. Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) summit cairn
Photo: Gareth Leach (7)


On Rhos Dirion. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

5. On Rhos Dirion
Photo: Martin Mackey (4)


Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa). Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

6. Hay Bluff from Lord Hereford's Knob (Twmpa)
Photo: Alex Oldridge (1)


Rhos Dirion summit trig point. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

7. Rhos Dirion summit trig point
Photo: Gareth Leach (8)


Near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

8. Near Capel-y-ffin, Vale of Ewyas
Photo: Sue Lupton (4)


Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

9. Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion
Photo: Martin Mackey (2)


Capel-y-ffin Chapel. Walk route map po148 Chwarel y Fan, Twmpa and Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin photo

10. Capel-y-ffin Chapel
Photo: Gareth Leach (1)



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