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Sat, Oct 05


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Guided Autumn Walk: Table Mountain Circular, Ancient Sites & Epic Views!

A roughly 9-mile adventure from the wonderful town of Crickhowell set in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Guided Autumn Walk: Table Mountain Circular, Ancient Sites & Epic Views!
Guided Autumn Walk: Table Mountain Circular, Ancient Sites & Epic Views!

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Car Park, Beaufort St, Crickhowell NP8 1AD, UK

About the event

Join us for an unforgettable guided walk that takes you through the enchanting landscapes of this part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

This circular route combines natural beauty, historical intrigue, and a moderate  physical challenge, making it perfect for adventurers and nature lovers alike.

Highlights of the Walk
  1. Starting Point: Crickhowell Town. Our journey begins in the picturesque market town of Crickhowell. Nestled in the Usk Valley, Crickhowell is renowned for its charming streets, historic buildings, and friendly atmosphere. We'll gather at the town center, where your knowledgeable guide will provide an overview of the day's adventure.
  2. Descent into Valleys and Woodlands. The trail then descends into lush, wooded valleys. These tranquil areas offering a serene contrast to the open hills.
  3. Exploration of an Ancient Standing Stone. Continuing our journey, we visit a mysterious ancient standing stone. Shrouded in history and local legends, this stone has stood the test of time, offering a tangible connection to the region's distant past.
  4. Climb to Table Mountain (Crug Hywel). The final leg of our walk involves a challenging yet rewarding climb up to Table Mountain, known in Welsh as Crug Hywel. This mini mountain, so not really a 'mountain' height!  It has a distinctive flat summit, & is a local landmark. As we ascend, the landscape opens up, providing ever more impressive views.
  5. Summit Experience. Reaching the summit of Table Mountain is the highlight of our journey. Here, you will be greeted with spectacular 360-degree views of the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, and the Usk Valley. Your guide will point out notable peaks and landmarks, and you'll have ample time to capture photos and revel in the natural beauty.
  6. Descent and Return to Crickhowell. After savoring the summit, we begin our descent back towards Crickhowell. The route down offers different perspectives of the landscape, and we'll pass through scenic areas that showcase the region's diverse terrain. We conclude our walk back in Crickhowell, where you can relax and perhaps enjoy a well-deserved meal or drink at one of the local establishments

Join us on this guided walk to explore the natural wonders and historical treasures of this amazing area of Wales. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a curious traveler, this adventure promises memories that will last a lifetime.


  • Crickhowell circular walk




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