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Things to Do

Holidays in The Brecon Beacons National Park


National Park

We are located within The Brecon Beacons National Park with 520 square miles of adventure waiting for you: Walking, Kayaking, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Steam Trains and Pony Trekking
More detail and upcoming event information can be found at

Dark Skies

In 2013, the night sky above the Brecon Beacons was designated an International Dark sky reserve and now attracts star gazers from all over the country

For more information on Brecon's Dark Sky Reserve click here.

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Brecon Town

With three rivers, the Brecon & Monmouth canal, Cathedral and Promenade; Brecon town is just two-miles away with a wealth of diverse activities. For more information check our Brecon town council map & guide or visit the Tourist Information Office.


To see what's on at 'Theatr Brycheiniog' - go to: or for what's showing at Brecon's independent local cinema go to The Coliseum.

Llangorse Lake

Surrounded by a patchwork of green hills, fields, meadows and hedgerows, Llangorse is a beautiful spot and a lovely place to sail or paddle. You can launch your own craft from the boat hire centre or hire a dinghy, windsurfer, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, pedalo or rowing boat.

For more information click here to visit the website.

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The stunning waterfall of Sgwd Isaf Clun-gwyn (lower fall of the white meadow) along the f

Waterfall Country

At the head of the Vale of Neath there are so many wonderful waterfalls that we call it Waterfall Country. Many of these cascades are easily accessible on foot, as long as you’re prepared to walk through beautiful woods to get there.

For more information on walking trails to explore waterfall country click here to visit the website.


Within the National Park the beauty tends to be wild and rugged but for more a more formal garden, step just outside the western boundary of the National Park for two of Wales' beautiful gardens open to the public: ​

Click here for information on Aberglasney House and Gardens 

Click here for information in the National Botanic Gardens of Wales

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Heritage Railways

Our nearest heritage railway line is the Brecon Mountain Railway which leaves from the village of Pant just south of Pen Y Fan.

For more information click here to visit the BMR website.

Slightly further afield, other heritage railway lines in South and Mid Wales include the Blaenavon Heritage Railway  and the Vale of Rheidol Railway.

Hikes and Trails

Useful information on local hiking trails can be found at along with the National Trust information at  

If you prefer walking with an experienced walk leader or group walking then options include and  or for something completely different 

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