The Brecon Beacons Trail Running handbook is a comprehensive guide to off-road running across the national park, including the Black Mountains and of course with the Brecon Beacons themselves. With 20 runs varying from 5.3km all the way up to 17.5km. Safe to say a copy can come in very handy if you are exploring them for the first time.
Brecon Beacons Trail Running is a comprehensive guide to off-road running across the national park, including the Black Mountains with the Brecon Beacons themselves. With 20 runs from 5.3km to 17.5km in length, this book is suitable for runners of all abilities.
The hills and valleys of the Brecon Beacons offer a wide variety of running, all sharing the same mountainous scenery and stunning views in this beautiful part of South Wales. Local authors Lily Dyu and John Price have compiled many of their favourite runs, including accessible loops around Carreg Cennen Castle and Table Mountain, through to big days out around Fan y Big, Pen y Fan and Fan Brycheiniog. Summit the Sugar Loaf and The Blorenge on the outskirts of Abergavenny, explore the waterfalls by Ystradfellte, or trace the Cat’s Back along the Welsh-English border; there’s something for everyone.
Each route features clear and easy-to-use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance and timings, and refreshment stops and local knowledge.