5 Unmissable Viewpoints in the Brecon Beacons

If you go walking in the Brecon Beacons National Park you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular sights, here our are top pick of unmissable viewpoints….

1. Pen y Fan 

The 886m summit of Pen y Fan is the literal highlight of the Beacons Circuit. This lofty vantage gives spectacular views of almost the entire National Park.
 

2. Table Mountain 

The pinnacle of the Crickhowell to Table Mountain walk features an Iron Age hillfort, alongside panoramic views of the Usk valley and Black Mountains.

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3. Sugar Loaf

Climb the Sugar Loaf from Abergavenny and you’ll be rewarded with a 360-degree panorama that takes in the central Beacons, Pen Cerrig-calch, the Black Mountains, Hatterrall Hill and the Skirrid.

4. Tor y Foel

The high point of the Bwlch to Tor y Foel walk is a 551m peak with expansive views to the central Beacons and the rolling Black Mountains along the border between England and Wales.
 

5. The Gap

This spectacular and aptly named break in the mountains has been a north–south route through the central Beacons possibly as far back as Roman times. Walk Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Cwm Gwdi for some mighty vistas before you descend into Cwm Cynwyn.

Find more walks in the Brecon Beacons here!

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