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I went saw and conquered. I started from the storey arms as its the harder route. I went up on tbh... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Beautiful mountain and area

We initially decided to walk to the summit via that parking area on the south side near The Storey... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holt, United Kingdom
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At just under 3,000 feet, this is the highest mountain in South Wales and the jewel in the crown that is the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales
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All reviews storey arms corn du car park amazing views great walk brecon beacons national trust burger van highest point highest peak grass verge easier route bad weather well worth the effort sunny day the main road worth the climb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost got blown off this craggy peak (in this picture) as I thought it was the summit so kept trying to go up on the windiest day of the year so far... then realised it wasn't the summit as I saw others continuing on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bevers101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went saw and conquered. I started from the storey arms as its the harder route. I went up on tbh the wrong time of year ❄ i bloody loved tho. What an experinence i wanted todo it finish it i wanted to run it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shaddick15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We initially decided to walk to the summit via that parking area on the south side near The Storey Arms Education centre. Even though it was mid November, the whole area was rammed with parked cars and the car park was full (at 10.30hrs) and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 953jamesf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back for the first time since about 1970 when it was part of an ‘Arduous Training Course’ with the school CCF. The weather was worse then and the experience this time seemed much more relaxing and satisfying. If you’re lucky with the weather, somehow assemble...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited several times, and climbed it on my own and with my grandson, at our own pace, as part of a race and as the first element of a three peaks challenge. If the weather is good the views are spectacular, but it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank judybev2
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We walked to the top in about 2 hours a bit hard but very worth the effort. Very foggy on the day so the view was restricted.nice coffee from the snack van in the car park when we got back to the bottom

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lucien P
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Walked with my partner and sons, aged 6 and 1 (in a rucksack carrier) during the October half term. We’re pretty keen walkers, but I’ll admit being a good 4months pregnant I did struggle with the incline. My eldest son, however, flew up and had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank catrino787
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Found it hard going up the first long climb from the car park (Pont ar Daf) but the way to go was clear and the teenage sons strolled up. Fabulous views in every direction, very windy at the top. Followed the National Trust recommended route...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LauraP1283
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Well i'm 60 now and this was my sixth trip to the top but it definitely doesn't get any easier. Wind, rain, fog and snow when I got to the top. For those who haven't been before here are a few tips: Firstly avoid weekends...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bulletdozer
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Climbed for the first time a week ago with some friends. A beautiful sunny October day. Got to the car park just after 9am and it was full, so parked on the grass verge. There are toilets and snack bars at this car park. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Vanessa G
August 20, 2018|
Response from SWH100 | Reviewed this property |
Put in Storey Arms Outdoor Education Centre post code - LD3 8NL. It is opposite the car park at the bottom of Pen Y Fan.
June 6, 2018|
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Response from iummels | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are. But we went up with our dog and he was off the leash. He does not go to the sheep though...
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May 14, 2018|
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Response from Digicus D | Reviewed this property |
google 'pen y fan dark sky reserve'. people do this a lot