Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area)

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Ordnance Survey OL12 Brecon Beacons (Western Area)

Map sheet number OL12 in the Explorer map series is the ideal map for those seeking outdoor adventure. The landscape of the Brecon Beacons attracts walkers, cyclists and riders to its rolling hills, valleys, caves and waterfalls. Highlights include: The Beacons Reservoir, Brecon, Fan Faw, The Black Mountains, Brecon Canal, Merthyr Tydfil, River Towy, and Trecastle.

With the OS Explorer OL12 map of the Brecon Beacons you’ll have no problem finding every imaginable site of interest, from pubs and houses, to viewpoints and rights of way.

From the russet ridges of the Beacons summits, to the dark and mysterious escarpments of the Black Mountains, if you’re an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for stunning natural environments, we’d highly recommend you spend some time here. Walking and hiking opportunities abound in the Brecon Beacons. Immerse yourself in the otherworldly atmosphere that enshrouds the peaks of the Carmarthen Fans and their lakes.

Or if you prefer to travel by bike, trial the Taff Trail for a speedier way to see as many of the area’s spectacular sites as possible. Trot off on the Three Rivers Ride, if you feel four legs are better than two. And get back to nature at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiaid National Nature Reserve.

See some of the best-preserved limestone pavement at Ogof Ffynnan Ddu, near Pen-y-Cae. Discover Neolithic standing stones, Iron Age hill forts and Roman settlements. And spot natural wonders ranging from populations of migrant birds, to unusual plant life at the Talybont Resevoir. Whether you’re going for a day’s leisurely sightseeing in the spectacular Waterfall Country, or a hard day’s hiking in the Black Mountains, don’t forget to pack your essential plan of the Brecon Beacons. 

Standard version: 9780319241561