South Wales

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointPen y Fan (886 m/2907 ft)
CountriesUnited Kingdom
States/ProvincesWales (90%), England (10%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area6,512 sq km / 2,514 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent86 km / 53 mi North-South
127 km / 79 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 46' N; 3° 28' W
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Map of South Wales
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the South Wales.
Wales and Welsh BorderLevel 4 (Parent)
         North WalesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Mid-WalesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South WalesLevel 5
         Welsh BorderLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the South Wales

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Pen y Fan8862907 
2.Corn Du8732864 
3.Waun Fach8112661 
4.Fan Brycheiniog8022631 
5.Fan Brycheiniog - Twr y Fan Foel8022631 
6.Pen y Gadair Fawr8002625 
8.Fan Foel7812562 
9.Waun Rydd7692523 
10.Fan Hir7612497 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the South Wales

Pen y Fan
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The marker on top of Pen y Fan at dusk on a hazy day in early September 2014 (2014-09-04). Photo by Marcus Lostracco.
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