Black Mountain Pass

Description

Where: Brecon Beacons Wales. A4069

How Long: Approx 23 miles

Added: 16 September 2011

The A4069 is an A road which connects Llandovery with Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen in Wales. What is possibly the best road in Wales wrinkles over Black Mountain in the Brecon Beacons. Watch out for stray sheep and sudden hairpins.


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The route begins at the junction with the A474 at the north of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, and travels through Lower Brynamman and Brynamman. The route then crosses over the Black Mountain range of the Brecon Beacons and emerges near Felindre near Llangadog. It then crosses through Llangadog and continues northeast until the junction with the A40 at Llandovery. It reaches a height of 493 m (1,617 ft) above sea level.