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Ystradfellte is locatit in Powys
Location within Powys
OS grid referenceSN929134
Principal area
Ceremonial coonty
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictAberdare
FireMid an Wast Wales
EU PairlamentWales
UK Pairlament
Leet o places
51°48′32″N 3°33′18″W / 51.80894°N 3.55487°W / 51.80894; -3.55487Coordinates: 51°48′32″N 3°33′18″W / 51.80894°N 3.55487°W / 51.80894; -3.55487

Ystradfellte (Welsh: valley floor o the Mellte, the Mellte being a nearbi river) is a sma veelage in Powys, Wales, in the Fforest Fawr aurie o the Brecon Beacons Naitional Pairk.

Acause o the geography an topography o the aurie the veelage o Ystradfellte is no visible frae the nearest main road, the A4059 Hirwaun tae A470 stretch.

Ystradfellte comes unner Aberdare for postal reasons.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ystradfellte lies in Powys, Wales, on the Afon Mellte. The veelage is a popular centre for tourists, mony o whom come for the hillwalkin or visit the waterfaws an caves o the river. Ystradfellte is an aa hame tae a pub, The New Inn, an Croydon Caving Club.

Caves[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie aroond Ystradfellte is renouned for its caves an karst scenery, makin cavin a popular activity. Some o the mair famous caves near the veelage include:

Waterfaws[eedit | eedit soorce]

A popular attraction near the veelage is the Waterfalls Walk, a generally easy walk alang the Afon Mellte. The route passes twa main faws on the river, Sgwd Clun-gwyn an Sgwd Isaf Clun-gwyn, an feenishes at Sgwd yr Eira on the Afon Hepste, whaur the fuitpath passes ahint the waterfaw.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ystradfellte is chiefly kent in Welsh history for being the spot whaur the Welsh nobleman an rebel leader Llywelyn Bren surrendered at the conclusion o his revolt o 1316. Llywelyn, who gave hissel up on the condition that his men be spared, wis put tae daith in 1318 at Cardiff.

Famous residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

The muisical act Melthair an the LoveRats based themselves in Ystradfellte durin the spring o 2007, recordin the album 'National Record of Desire' in Dan y Bryn cottage. The baund an aa appeared on Bethan Elfyn's Bethan Elfyn Radio One show durin this period.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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