Craig Cerrig-gleisiad

Subsidiary summit of Fan Fawr in the Fforest Fawr section of the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales.

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Fforest Fawr

Extensive upland area in the county of Powys, Wales.

Fan Fawr is the highest summit in the Fforest Fawr area
Fan Gyhirych is one of the highest summits in the Fforest Fawr area
Maen Llia a prehistoric standing stone
Afon Dringarth before it enters the Ystradfellte Reservoir

It includes the peaks of Fan Fawr (734 m), Fan Frynych (629 m), Craig Cerrig-gleisiad (629 m), Fan Llia (632 m), Fan Nedd (663 m), Fan Gyhirych (725 m), Fan Bwlch Chwyth (603 m) and Cefn Cul (562 m).

Fan Frynych

Northernmost peak of the Fforest Fawr massif in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales.

Fan Fawr is the highest summit in the Fforest Fawr area

It is classed as a subsidiary summit of Fan Fawr and makes up half of the Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Fan Frynych National Nature Reserve with its sister peak Craig Cerrig-gleisiad.

Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Fan Frynych National Nature Reserve

156 acre area of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales.

Impressive from below

It includes the peaks of Craig Cerrig-gleisiad (629 m: ) and Fan Frynych (629 m: ).

Beacons Way

Waymarked long distance footpath in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales.

The large landslip at the north end of the Skirrid
Llanthony Priory tower and nave
Crug Hywel just north of Crickhowell
The summit of Pen y Fan
Llyn y Fan Fach lake below Picws Du

After dropping down to the Storey Arms on the A470 road, it heads northwest to the summit of Craig Cerrig-gleisiad in Fforest Fawr, and then continues southwest over Fan Dringarth and Fan Llia to cross the Afon Llia at Blaen Llia.

Afon Dringarth

River in Powys, Wales and wholly contained within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Its headwater streams drain the eastern slopes of Fan Dringarth (which is probably named after the river), the southern slopes of Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and the western slopes of Fan Fawr.

Geology of Brecon Beacons National Park

This article describes the geology of the Brecon Beacons National Park in mid/south Wales.

Amongst the more spectacular is that at Craig Cerrig-gleisiad.