Cwm Gwdi in the Brecon Beacons
Cwm Gwdi is the place to start some of the most spectacular and toughest walking in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, and is full of history.
From the army to the National Trust
Route 1: From the main car park follow the bridleway down to the river Nant Gwdi, cross the river and head out onto the open hillside for a steep climb up to bridleway path that crosses Allt Ddu. From here you follow the footpath that continues up Cefn Cwm Llwch to the summit of Pen y Fan.
- Route 2: From the main car park walk up the tarmac track to the gate, continue along the track that runs along the right-hand side of the field until you reach a second gate. From here you follow an old quarry track that heads up the valley until you reach the footpath that leads up Cefn Cwm Llwch to the summit of Pen y Fan.