Gwernyfed Community Council
Serving the communities of Three Cocks, Felindre and Glasbury (South Bank) in the Brecknock district of Powys

Mountain Weather & Safety Information

Gwernyfed and the surrounding area offers some beautiful hill walking.  Bear in mind that although these hills may look benign,  especially in good conditions from the river valley below, sudden changes in weather can quickly alter the environment higher up.

Here are some resources with the golden rules for helping you to stay safe on the hillside, along with links to mountain weather services and suggestions for local walks:


Ramblers Association safety advice

Brecon Beacons safety advice

Mountain conditions & weather – Twmpa

Mountain conditions & weather – Black Mountain

Mountain conditions & weather – Waun-Fach

Mountain conditions & weather – Hay-Bluff

Mountain Weather Information Service – Brecon Beacons

Find a walk



Unwelcome Visitors?
See the latest Welsh Government advice regarding harmful weeds and invasive non-native species.
For more details - click here.

Glasbury School Development
Powys has received amended plans from the developer in relation to the Tramroad Cottage application. The amendments remove the ‘upper’ section of the scheme and reduces the development to five dwellings. The new plans will be uploaded to Powys website in due course.
For more details - click here.

Starry Starry Night - Do you love our new super-bright LED road lights, or do you think they're a bit too much? Take our survey and let us know - Take Survey

We love this - a booky bus shelter created by the residents of Felindre

more photos of your great ideas wanted please!

And the winner is.... meet the designer of the new Gwernyfed Community Council website logo

Harvey Draper with his winning prize vouchers

National Plant Monitoring Scheme
To take a look at the National Plant Monitoring Scheme - click here.