Ascent: 125m (descent 397m)
This route is perfect for anyone who want to walk in Bannau Brycheiniog but doesn’t fancy the up-hills…(there is a big down-hill though)
It starts just outside the village of Trecastle and follow the roman road towards Mynydd Myddfai. En route you’ll visit a standing stone circle and the site of two temporary roman forts.
The views of the Carmarthen Fans are stunning and you get glimpses of the Usk reservoir too. On Mynydd Myddfai you’ll see the old tilestone quarries and the trig point at 440m. If you’re lucky the graceful white mountain ponies may make an appearance.
The descent to Myddfai village is down a steepish, rocky track before arriving on the country lanes leading to Myddfai Community Centre where you can have tasty, homemade refreshments and browse the shop for local crafts.
This is a linear walk so the meeting point is Myddfai, where you’ll get a lift to the start point in Trecastle.