Monthly Archives: July 2011

Why the Brecon Beacons is our favourite National Park.

In honour of National Parks week, we asked our followers on Facebook why the Brecon Beacons is their favourite National Park.  Here is what they came up with. “The range and quality of our events from Hay Literature Festival to … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday:The Brecon to Talybont-on- Usk Canal Walk

Brecon Canal Walk by Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages This weeks walking Wednesday by Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages is a simple walk along the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal from Brecon to Talybont-on-Usk.  An excellent family walk as it is not too … Continue reading

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Bugs in the B b brecon Beacons

You may have spotted Boris or Blodwen (the b-bugs) whizzing through your village or re-charging outside the pub. The b-bug electric buggy trial is now in its 7th week and we’ve had 12 visitors try out a b-bug for 3-5 … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday, the Roundabout and Ponds on the Begwns.

This week’s Walking Wednesday comes from Brecon Beacons’ professional photographer and guide Will Lewis from Photography Tuition. Will Lewis has been a professional photographer, working mainly in archaeology, for over 30 years. 3 years ago he set up Photography Tuition and now … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday, Cwm Sere.

This week’s “Walking Wednesday” comes from Kevin Walker. Kevin is a highly experienced mountain addict who has been running navigation and mountain skills courses for over 30 years.  As well as training courses, private guiding and 1:1 coaching, Kevin has appeared on television and … Continue reading

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A Walk to Black Mountain and Llyn y Fan Fach

A Walk to Black Mountain and Llyn y Fan Fach On a sunny Saturday afternoon, a group of eager young hikers set out to take on the beautiful Black Mountains. As we drove our way through the narrow roads and … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Walking Wednesday: An Old World War II Crash Sight at Garreg Goch

Walking Wednesday – An Old World War II Crash Sight at Garreg Goch By Mark Soanes, Call of the Wild. Crashed World War II Wellington Bomber, Garreg Goch. This weeks walking Wednesday is something quite different, it comes from Mark Soanes, … Continue reading

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Father Christmas takes a holiday on the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal

Breaking News: Father Christmas takes a holiday on the Brecon and Monmouthshire Canal in the Brecon Beacons…. We just had this news in from Tanya at The Coach and Horses in Llangynidr and we just had to share it with … Continue reading

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