Guide to Wales's hills & mountains

Cadair Fawr

Cadair Fawr - Rhondda,Cynon,Taff
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Cadair Fawr is the 6458th highest peak in the British Isles and the 625th tallest in Wales


485.0 m (1591 ft)


120.0 m (394 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


No feature: ground 5m SE of trig point


  • Hump
  • Tump (400-499m)

Hill / mountain range

Brecon Beacons

Nearest town

Aberdare/Aberdar, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff

OS map sheets

OS25: 012E (Brecon Beacons National Park)
OS50: 160 (Brecon Beacons)