Ystradfellte Reservoir – A Hidden Jewel

The route is uphill, gently at first but then after the reservoir steeply up to the summit of Fan Llia and then a steep descent back to the start point. 17km and 500m of ascent.

Brecon Beacons National Park To Build Visitor Centre On Pen Y Fan Summit

The centre will be powered by a range of renewables, wind and solar in the main. A daily 4×4 shuttle bus will run in the morning and again in the evening taking and returning staff and resources to the cafe and removing rubbish from the site. This could be replaced by 2027, if stage three of the development plan can be successfully funded, by a funicular railway that would make use of water to assist the carriages ascent and descent.

2000 Footers 3

It followed what feels like months of torrential rain and very high winds and was the day prior to the peak of the bad weather, Storm Dennis, on the very next day. And so it was with some trepidation that Andy met a hardy group of walkers at Blaen Llia Car Park, newly refurbished for logging and open for walkers.

Four Waterfalls Walk 2

The waterfalls area of the Brecon Beacons National Park is a main tourism attraction for South Wales and rightly so. We deliver a 10 mile 8 waterfalls walk and then we split that into two walks and deliver on different days two 5 mile 4 waterfall walks. These photos are from the second of the four mile waterfall walks.