Brecon (6), Brecknockshire. Location map
 
  Pen-y-crug, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

This is the first part of the path up to Pen-y-crug hill fort - wide and with a good surface. It gets narrower and steeper on the next section but not really strenuous.

There are good views to be had from a number of points on the way up.

 

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  Pen-y-crug, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

After passing through a gate we emerge on to open ground mostly covered in Bracken through which some kind soul has cut, and maintained, some nice wide grassy paths..

Down in the valley in the distance Brecon can be seen.

 

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  Pen-y-crug, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

Finally we get to the top of Pen-y-crug hill with its recognisable triangulation survey point and what a viewpoint! There are uninterrupted views around 360 degrees.

Those are the Brecon Beacons on the horizon.

 

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  Pen-y-crug, Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales   Brecon.

Amanda is standing on one of the ramparts of the Pen-y-crug hill fort with another rampart lower and to the right (the plain grassy patch) with a ditch separating the two.

This view is north-east.

 

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