Gwernyfed and the surrounding area offers some beautiful hill walking.  Bear in mind that although these hills may look benign,  especially in good conditions from the river valley below, sudden changes in weather can quickly alter the environment higher up.

Here are some resources with the golden rules for helping you to stay safe on the hillside, along with links to mountain weather services and suggestions for local walks:


Ramblers Association safety advice

Brecon Beacons safety advice

Mountain conditions & weather – Twmpa

Mountain conditions & weather – Black Mountain

Mountain conditions & weather – Waun-Fach

Mountain conditions & weather – Hay-Bluff

Mountain Weather Information Service – Brecon Beacons

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