Fan Frynych – An easy walk (depending on the weather) with quiet tracks and fabulous views. Distance is 8km, with an elevation gain of around 300m. Allow about 2 hours for the walk. The walk starts off on stony tracks, climbs on grass, then there is a stretch along an exposed but flattish ridge which…
Winter walks can be the best for photos. These were taken on a chilly November evening from the Crug, an iron-age hill fort just behind Brecon which makes a perfect short hike.
It started warm and sunny, so it was biking in shorts with a fine view of the mountains. A lovely route away from the main roads, and a fantastic tea and cake stop in Defynnog – what a great way to welcome in the season.
Too hot for some, but if you include a swim in your walk or bike ride, the water is always refreshing. My favourite spot is Llyn Cwm Llwch, but the Usk river just upstream from Brecon is pretty good too.
It has been a cold winter, but April and May are lovely times to explore the Beacons, with fresh green leaves emerging, and birds singing in the hedgerows. Here are a few pics taken at that time of year.
Not much sign of snow this week, but after a cold and misty start the sun broke through and made for a beautiful afternoon.
Here are some of our latest pics..