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Stylised white cob horse head and name on green discEpynt Way

64 km / 40 miles

A circular bridleway that follows on or near to the boundary of the Ministry of Defence’s Sennybridge Training Area (SENTA), a danger area closed to the public under military by laws, except for the Epynt Way permissive bridleway which is normally open to walkers, horse riders and cyclists but any temporary safety restrictions must be observed. Being in an upland area it contains steep and boggy sections that require extra care. The route is waymarked throughout with 1.2 metre posts and finger posts at junctions with external paths.

Details from MOD website below, with route descriptions and maps.

The uplands of the Epynt Plateau lie between the Brecon Beacons to the South and the Cambrian Mountains to the North. Mynydd Epynt is a wild plateau covered largely by blanket bog and grass, cut by streams valleys with woodland and meadows that flow south to the River Usk. The area became famous as the breeding ground for Welsh Cobs - the name Epynt originating from an ancient expression meaning "haunt of horse".


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Stylised white cob horse head and name on green disc Waymark: Stylised white cob horse head and name on green disc
Attributes: Horse Ride (Multi User); Moorland; Military
Start and Finish:
SN995428 - Pentre Dolan Honddu, Builth Wells, Powys
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Open Date: 2004
Web Sites: Epynt Way Association
  Explore Mid Wales - Epynt Way
  Defence Estates - Epynt Way - PDF
  UK Government - Epynt Way Maps

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet: Epynt Way (Epynt Way Development Officer)


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  Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
  At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger: 147160
OS Landranger Active: 147160
OS Explorer: 12187188
OS Explorer Active: 12187188

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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B & B Accommodation: Cerdyn Villa  (bookable online) 4 Km 23 Km
B & B Accommodation: Plasnewydd Bed and Breakfast  (bookable online) 4 Km 23 Km
Hotels: Lasswade Country House & Restaurant  (bookable online) 4 Km 23 Km
B & B Accommodation: Kilsby Country House  (bookable online) 4 Km 23 Km
B & B Accommodation: Bryncelyn Guesthouse  (bookable online) 4 Km 23 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Stonecroft Lodge, Dolcoed Rd, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys 4 Km 23 Km
Self-catering: Merlin Cottages  (bookable online) 2 Km 37 Km
Self-catering: The Old Sunday School Room  (bookable online) 4 Km 42 Km

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Other Paths: Epynt Way Circular Route 1 (Llangammarch)


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Route Profile:

63.5 Km (39.5 miles)
2,172 m (7,126 ft) ascent
464 m (1,522 ft)  maximum height