Llangynidr - Usk Valley Walk - Tor y Foel - Cwm Crawnon

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This varied walk has interest all the way through. This part of the Brecon Canal contains five locks as it rises quite a lot to reach the flanks of Tor y Foel. The Usk Valley Walk provides good views down the valley and the road around Tor y Foel overlooks Talybont Reservoir and the mountains. The return down Cwm Crawnon is quite magical.

Wales - Mid Wales - Powys - Black Mountains


Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Great Views, Mountains, River, Waterfall, Wildlife, Woodland
8/11/2015 - Philip Horn

We used this walk in late July 2015. Great walk, until we reached instruction 5/6. There is a gate (approx 30 metres)after walking right on the minor road, but there was a tremendous amount of bracken/brambles, which made it practically impassable, especially when considering current Instruction 6. We therefore turned left on the minor road and proceeded to Pen y bailey (134193), turned right and followed a well signposted path on a steady decline through several fields until we reached the canal near to 'The Coach & Horses'

10/4/2013 - Nigel Williamson

Good walk but suggest that in Waymark 4 paragraph 'Come to and pass a large stone barn. Go through the gate and ... ' add this to Waymark 5 before ' ... walk straight ahead etc.' Omit the footpath was legally moved in Nov 2004 etc as there is still no sign.

10/6/2011 - David Kennedy

Great walk with almost everything, canal walk, hill walking, fantastic views, superb scenery and a lovely river walk to finish. Highly recommended. A little difficult if it is wet as there are some short, very steep parts but this should not put you off. A must-do walk.

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