Llangynidr - Llangynidr Mountain - Chartist Cave - Llangynidr
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The walk is on very open ground with very few points of reference. Good navigating skills are needed, but the rewards are immense. The views range over the Welsh Industrial valleys and the Black Mountains as well as the Brecon Beacons.
Pikes and possibly other weapons were secretly made and stockpiled in the Chartist Cave during the summer of 1839. They were subsequently carried by Tredegar Chartists on the great march on Newport on November 3rd - 5th 1839. Visitors to Newport can still see the holes in the pillars outside the Westgate near the bottom of Stow Hill. This became the greatest armed clash between the Government and the British people in the 19th Century, resulting in over 20 deaths and the last mass treason trial in British history.
Because of the navigational challenges we do not recommend that you undertake this walk in poor visibility.
Wales - South Wales - Brecon - Brecon Beacons
Ancient Monument, Birds, Butterflies, Church, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Moor, Mountains, Public Transport, Toilets, Waterfall
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