Monthly Archives: June 2011

Walking Wednesday – The Sugar & Loaf Grwyne Fawr picnic walk, with bread and cake stop enroute!

TIME: 2 hours maximum DISTANCE: 4.5 miles GRADE: Easy This weeks walking wednesday comes from Sugar and Loaf accommodation providers. One of our favorite Sugar & Loaf walks, perfect with kids, or just for a nice couple of hours of fresh … Continue reading

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Kayaking, Canoeing and River fun on the Wye river in the Brecon Beacons

Canoeing on the River Wye Summer breezes, fields of green, sheep and wildlife slowly passing by; canoeing on the River Wye is a perfect way to take in the scenery of the Wye Valley and the beautiful Black Mountains, while … Continue reading

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A Welsh Story Telling Walking Wednesday in the West of the Brecon Beacons.

Walking Wednesday: a Welsh Storytelling Walk. This week’s walking Wednesday takes place in the Westside of the park near Llanddeusant. It comes from Angharad Wynne, who is organising a unique experience that will keep everyone entertained with a talk from … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday: Hay Bluff loop from a dog’s perspective.

This week’s blog post is a little different and from our four-legged friend Max at the Felin Fach Griffin.  The walk is a popular route, but quite nice to see it from a dog’s perspective! Allow me to introduce myself, … Continue reading

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Artistic workshops in Crickhowell

An air of excitement and art everywhere….visiting the open studios and galleries in Crickhowell and the surrounding area during the Spring Bank Holiday could only be described as inspirational. Exploring the area, seeing beautiful work, meeting friends, having interesting conversations, … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday: Brecon Beacons Four Peaks from Danyfan

This week’s walking Wednesday post is from Stevie and Emma who have recently opened Danyfan – Brecon, a boutique bed and breakfast just outside Brecon in Cwmgwdi. Guests at Danyfan can begin the walk from the house after a hearty … Continue reading

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Hay Days – the diary of a hotelier during the Hay Festival

More gossip from The Swan Hotel Manager, Amy Mackintosh who gives us a peep into her diary during the  2011 Hay Festival.         Tuesday, 31st May Today’s been a very funny day. I don’t know if that’s because it’s … Continue reading

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