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Fan-y-Big and Crybin, Brecon Beacons

Event Details

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Following recent changes in government advice regarding Covid-19 to avoid all non-essential travel and maintain social distancing, all walks and other activities are cancelled until further notice.

We will continue to review the situation in line with guidance issued by the government.  Further information can be found here, and will be udpated in due course.

General information

Leaving from The Blaen-Y-Glyn waterfalls, the route ascends moderately to Craig Fan Ddu, a fine ridge with stunning views, and then to to Fan-Y-Big (795m) and the surrounding Beacons, before climbing steeply down, and then up again to climb along Craig Cwm Cymwyn to the summit of Cribyn (795m). From the summit here, the route drops down to the Roman Road  past the Neuadd Reservoirs and through Taf Fechan Forest and back to the starting car park.

Please wear suitable footwear and clothing for mountain walking.

Terrain / Difficulty

moderate with some more strenuous climbs

Approximate Distance

8 miles

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