Starting at Capel-Y-Ffin this circular ridge hike takes you on a very scenic route around the Black Mountains/Vale Of Ewyas, heading to Pen-Y-Gadair Fawr, Waun Fach, Twmpa, Gospel Pass, Hay Bluff, Black Mountain(Twyn Llech), Finishing back at Capel-Y-Ffin by the quaint 18 century micro church of St Mary The Virgin with it’s wonky bell tower.
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Parking and start point:
Start point & Roadside parking in the hamlet of Capel-y-Ffin, map ref N51° 58’ 35.2 W3° 5’ 10.2 just copy and paste into google maps or click the link below, it will take you straight to the car park.
Points of interest on route:
Twmpa (Lord Hereford's knob)
Hatterrall Ridge/Offa's Dyke Path
Black Mountain (Twyn Llech)
St Mary The Virgin Church
Generally on good paths and tracks, there is a lot of steep paths, some parts can be wet or muddy depending on the time of the year.
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