Bristol to Brecon Walk

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Start: Blaise Castle Estate
Distance: 86 miles (138 km)
Grid Ref: ST559786
Climbing: 4,318 metres
Walk time: 36-43 hours
Days: 5-8

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Summary: The Bristol to Brecon walk was devised by Nigel Andrews of Bristol Ramblers. The excellent 85 mile route explores much of the beautiful countryside between south-west England's premier town and the quaint town in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. From the start at Blaise Castle Estate in Bristol the walk visits Spaniorium Hill, Easter Compton, Severn Beach, Severn Bridge (M4), Northwick Warth, Old Passsage, Aust, Severn Road Bridge which is crossed to reach Wales, Beachley, Chepstow, Shirenewton, Gray Hill, Wentwood, Pen y cae-mawr, Llantrisant, River Usk, Llanllowell, Usk, Glan-Usk, Wern Fawr, Goytre Wharf, Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, Carn y Capel (Blaenavon), Mynydd y Garn-fawr, Blorenge, Llanfoist, Abergavenny, Sugar Loaf, Llanbedr, Crickhowell, Llangattock, Coed y Cilau, Cwmcrawnon (Llangynidr), Tor y Foel, Talybont-on-Usk, Caerfanell, Aber Village, Twyn Du, Carn Pica, Waun Rydd, Craig Cwareli, Fan y Big, Pen y Fan and Allt Ddu before finishing in Brecon.

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Bristol Ramblers
Long Distance Walkers Association

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