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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.
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All reviews corn du storey arms car park amazing views great walk national trust burger van highest point brecon beacons highest peak well worth the effort easier route grass verge warm clothing coming down sunny day steep walk
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a brilliant family day out. It was a lovely sunny day. We walked with our daughter and a friend, stopped regularly for snacks & water. Loved every bit. It was a busy day, with queues for photos with the height marker at the top....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank teamthomasbristol
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well maintained paths for steady climb to the top 866m Come down different way to make pleasant circuit. Great 360 degree views over Brecon and reservoirs.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ROGER B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! A great hike up the trails, can get a little physical from time to time but overall isn’t too bad. We love the views, they really are amazing. We are usually out for a good few hrs so give yourself time. Toilets...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 5teveT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really recommended to everybody that loves mountain. They circle rout is not really well sign so we ended just going to the top and going down using same road.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank XaviJimenez
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Storey Arms car park has a tea van and has the most challenging climb. If you want an easier climb then go to the Pont a Daf car park further along the road which has a tea van, toilets and an information kiosk. Once...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jess2016460
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked at The Storey Arms education centre car park. Pen Y Fan is a well marked track. We walked the steepest route up.it was very windy on the top but the views were amazing. It says as you pass through the gate that it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank deborahp928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a walking break to Brecon and wanted to climb PEN Y FAN again and it was another great climb with loads of people doing the same as me. It has everything you could want from a mountain. So exhilleraing and rewarding at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank chris504019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the bank holiday we were recommended to walk pen-y-fan. On our visit we parked at the Storey Arms car park and walked the tourist path up with the kids. It’s was a lovely walk with beautiful views. I would recommend a light weight jacket...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank derek2food
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went and walked all 3 peaks on the 25th of June for cancer research; pen-y-fan, corn du and cribyn. it was fantastic and it was an amazing experience I was so glad to finally reach the top, very tiring but it was worth it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rlpul2135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times previously and on this occasion decided to take the 2 dogs. Plenty of space in the car park when we arrived just after and set up along the path from Pont Ar Daf car park. There are portaloos at the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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XaviJimenez
September 7, 2019|
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Response from deborahp928 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are a couple of car parks close we parked at Storey Arms car park and the walk is across the road to the left of this. There is also a car park about 200 yards before this on your right. There is a different route... More
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926kimberlye
August 25, 2019|
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Response from TommyGLT | Reviewed this property |
All routes are easy. I always park opposite “Storey Arms”. Parking is free but there are no toilets.
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Angel T
May 23, 2019|
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Response from Shaun S | Reviewed this property |
there is no charge to park but there is a small layby or park alnongside the road. i would think it gets really busy so parking could be an issue we went early in teh year when snow was still on teh top and we drove for a... More
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